To RECOVER with INTEGRITY support must reach those most in need. Responses must be anchored in law and be implemented by strong public institutions, with the involvement and under the oversight of members of parliament, anti-corruption bodies, civil society and the private sector.
With lives and livelihoods on the line, transparency and accountability in response and recovery strategies are vital. Corruption is criminal, immoral and the ultimate betrayal of public trust.
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Public procurement accounts for a significant portion of the global economy, ranging from 15% of gross domestic product in developed countries to as high as 40% in some developing countries. Evidently, integrity in public procurement process is an essential element of good governance. United Nations Development Business recognizes and facilitates gaining efficiency and preventing risks to integrity throughout the public procurement cycle, with a focus on international development projects.
World Bank Group: The Fight Against Corruption
United Nations Development Business works with its partners to reinforce anti-corruption initiatives and promote their message in fight against corruption. Refer to the following set of activities, reports, and policies initiated by the World Bank for the International Anti-Corruption Day on 9 December 2020.
|Governments around the world are taking rapid measures to address the COVID-19 pandemic. In providing emergency financial assistance, the World Bank remains committed to maintaining strong fiduciary standards for operations. Learn more.|
On 9 December, join a panel of experts for a sessionthat will focus on global tech firms’ innovative tools, solutions and approaches to anticorruption efforts, and explore how they can help control corruption risks. Attend the live event here.
|Corruption continues to be a serious impediment to progress and fairness in many countries but there are things that can be done about it and, yes, in many countries, this is making a difference. Read more.|
|A resource for policymakers, practitioners and civil society in strengthening conflict of interest regulations and systems illustrating experiences and good practices in managing and preventing conflicts of interest from countries in the G20 and beyond. Download the report.|
|Read “Fighting corruption through Open Government Initiatives.” There is increasing evidence that suggests that openness can make a difference in reducing corruption when other enabling factors are present. By changing the current ecosystem, reformers may be able to improve outcomes.|
|Learn about the World Bank’s report on “Anticorruption Initiatives: Reaffirming Commitment to a Development Priority.” The initiatives refresh approaches that are showing results, scale up those that are emerging and show promise, or experiment and innovate where fresh thinking is needed in our support to client countries to help them control corruption. Download the report here.|