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Corruption, accountability and transparency for sustainable development

Corruption, accountability and transparency for sustainable development

7th - 9th Feb, 2003, Abuja, Nigeria

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Published by Africa Leadership Forum Publications in Ota .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Political corruption -- Nigeria -- Congresses,
    • Corruption -- Africa -- Congresses,
    • Political leadership -- Africa -- Congresses,
    • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1993- -- Congresses,
    • Nigeria -- Economic conditions -- 1970- -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Ayodele Aderinwale.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsAderinwale, Ayodele., Africa Leadership Forum.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ3089.5.C6 C64 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 259 p. :
      Number of Pages259
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3462929M
      LC Control Number2005423287
      OCLC/WorldCa60845560

      About the Book. In an era of growing public access to information, how can data be better used to encourage transparency and accountability in the education sector? This study looks at the case of school report cards (SRCs), examining various learning’ – the fourth of the Sustainable Development Goals – the. Transparency, in particular, is key to mitigating the risks of corruption by ensuring information is publicly available, as in e-government (i.e. use of electronic devices to provide services to citizens), open contracting and e-procurement approaches. 32 – 34 Accountability to the public by public officials is also essential to foster trust.

      Transparency leadership. A member of the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) since its creation in , UNDP has led outreach efforts with partner countries and UN agencies to champion the new aid transparency standard and make it relevant for national development planning, public financial management, mutual accountability and other processes at country . Accountability and transparency constitute the panacea for sustainable democracy in forward looking nations of the world. This paper therefore, outlines possible causes of corruption, their.

      Anti-corruption initiatives and literature over the last few decades have coalesced around the remedies of transparency, accountability, and participation Start Date: Accountability The obligation that an organization takes on to ensure that it meets its responsibilities. is a concept in corporate governance The set of processes, rules, policies, laws, and institutions by which businesses are directed, administered, or controlled. that is the acknowledgement of responsibility by an organization for actions, decisions, products, and .


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Gendered Land Corruption and the Sustainable Development Goals. Transparency International’s experience shows clear links between the issues of land governance, women’s rights, corruption and the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

These links are especially prevalent in lower-income countries, where people’s reliance on their land is. They represent the keys accountability and transparency for sustainable development book successful reform and for equitable and sustainable development. This publication presents the papers discussed at the December Latin American Forum on Ensuring Transparency and Accountability in the Public Sector.

However, where there are challenges of accountability, development is more likely to be a mirage. Past studies in Nigeria on the challenges of leadership and sustainable development identified corruption and lack of required skills on the part of public officials to perform in terms of proper policy formulation and implementation among by: 4.

Moreover, the Sustainable Development Goals promulgated by the United Nations place a high value on transparency for the accountability of institutions. To achieve sustainable development, both peace and the governance of institutions are : Cristina Ortega-Rodríguez, Ana Licerán-Gutiérrez, Antonio Luis Moreno-Albarracín.

The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan’s sustainable development – and ability to achieve its Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) commitments – is continually undermined by the widespread, systemic presence of corruption in the country.

Adopted by nations, the SDGs seek to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all by   We now understand the role of corruption in undermining human development, and we need to fully address its corrosive effects to have any hope of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

In particular, SDG 3 on health and wellbeing is at risk if corruption in public health institutions is not urgently addressed. reduces the risk of embezzlement and corruption. Pro-moting transparency and accountability in both multi-national corporations and the State is the most effective way to ensure the accountable management of revenues by the extractive sector.

The world is facing daunting environmental challenges, many exacerbated by corruption. of corruption, especially in the context of a least developed country with considerable regulation and central direction.

Lack of transparency, accountability and consistency, as well as institutional weaknesses such as in the legislative and judicial systems, provide fertile ground for growth of rent seeking activities in such a country.

antithesis to “corruption” or “the abuse of office.” rule of law, sustainable development and quality of life.

More immediately, these principles can translate Integrity, Transparency and Accountability in Public Administration 3 public trust, as a keystone of good governance. This brief discusses the challenges of the COVID emergency along key dimensions of national institutions highlighted in Sustainable Development Goal 16 (transparency, access to information.

A Users’ Guide to Measuring Corruption and Anti-corruption was commissioned by the UNDP Global Anti-corruption Initiative (GAIN) and published in September It presents a series of methodologies, tools and practices that have been used and validated by the anti-corruption community over the last few years.

Accountability, corruption and social and environment accounting: Micro-political processes of change Constituting sustainable development as enlightened self-interest.” As such, there is a need to seek theoretical framing that extends beyond the corporation – beyond the organisation-centric focus – towards an outward focus enabling.

Governance and transparency. Governance is a term commonly used to refer to how public institutions and private companies conduct their affairs and manage resources. It covers the process of decision-making as well as the processes by which decisions are implemented.

Transparency and accountability are central to the concept of good governance. In addition, reducing corruption is at the heart of the Sustainable Development Goals and achieving the ambitious targets set for Financing for Development.

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use of electronic devices to provide services to citizens), open contracting and e-procurement approaches. 32 – 34 Accountability to the public by public officials is also essential to foster trust.

This book brings together a number of African anti-corruption policy makers from across different academic disciplines, religions, and generations. It engages in processes of economic, social, and political transformation to eliminate poverty and inequity, through individual and institutional means.

Through historical and contemporary perspectives on authority structures. When Ory Okolloh of Luminate recently posted a blog on their new financial transparency strategy, we emailed her saying that informed disenchantment isn’t necessarily about a lack of accountability, and that poor service delivery wasn’t just about corruption.

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YALIUnites for Integrity highlights ways that you can make a difference in your community. Transparency and accountability start with you – that’s why taking a stand to disrupt corrupt practices is the most effective way to ensure sustainable development, develop stronger public institutions, and provide for a brighter future.

Recently, an article by Delia Ferreira Rubio of Transparency International and Elisabeth Andvig of the World Economic Forum laid out the challenges that corruption poses to achieving the UN’s. However, according to the UN’s Office on Drugs and Crime and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), % of the value of public contracts is lost to corruption.

This means that corruption – such as fraud, waste and abuse by government contractors – costs up to $ trillion globally on an annual basis.