WBI - Governance & Anti-Corruption
The World Bank views good governance and anti-corruption as important to its poverty alleviation mission. Many governance and anti-corruption initiatives are taking place throughout the World Bank Group. They focus on internal organizational integrity, minimizing corruption on World Bank-funded projects, and assisting countries in improving governance and controlling corruption.
Combining participatory action-oriented learning, capacity-building tools, and the power of data, the World Bank Institute (WBI), in collaboration with other units in the World Bank Group, supports countries in improving governance and controlling corruption. We also provide policy and institutional advice and support to countries in their formulation of action programs.
Using a strategic and multidisciplinary approach, we apply action-learning methods to link empirical diagnostic surveys,
their practical application, collective action, and prevention. Concrete results on the ground are emphasized in our learning programs and clinics as well as the periodic release of the Worldwide Governance Indicators (WGI) and country diagnostics. This integrated approach is supported by operational research and a comprehensive governance databank.
Anti-Corruption Portal of the Americas (Organization of American States)
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. The OAS is the region’s principal multilateral forum for strengthening democracy, promoting human rights, and confronting shared problems such as poverty, terrorism, illegal drugs and corruption.
Transparency International is a global network including more than 90 locally established national chapters and chapters-in-formation. These bodies fight corruption in the national arena in a number of ways. They bring together relevant players from government, civil society, business and the media to promote transparency in elections, in public administration, in procurement and in business. TI’s global network of chapters and contacts also use advocacy campaigns to lobby governments to implement anti-corruption reforms.
Inter-American Convention Against Corruption (IACC) - Text
EthicsWorld is independent – it operates as a not-for-profit website; it has no formal or contractual relationships with any organization except for its sponsors; it does not promote a particular agenda or ideology; and, it does not offer consulting services.
Mission: To disseminate information and strengthen understanding of the critical issues of institutional governance, business ethics and anti-corruption, by reporting on key developments and providing a forum for diverse opinions.
International Money Laundering Information Network
IMoLIN is an Internet-based network assisting governments, organizations and individuals in the fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism. IMoLIN has been developed with the cooperation of the world's leading anti-money laundering organizations. Included herein is a database on legislation and regulations throughout the world ( AMLID), an electronic library, and a calendar of events in the anti-money laundering / countering the financing of terrorism fields. Please be advised that certain aspects of IMoLIN are secured and therefore not available for public use.
Internet Center for Corruption Research
OECD: Fighting Corruption
Why has the OECD, along with other members of the international community, mobilised to fight corruption? The answer is simple: corruption respects no borders, knows no economic distinctions and infects all forms of government. In the long run, no country can afford the social, political or economic costs that corruption entails. The OECD takes a multidisciplinary approach in fighting corruption.
Not only does the Organisation address the supply of bribes with the 1997 Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Transactions and its 1996 recommendations against tax deductibility of bribes.
It has also taken steps to address the demand side of the problem through the adoption of the 1998 Recommendation on Improving Ethical Conduct in the Public Service.
Since the entry into force in 1999 of the Anti-Bribery Convention, the work on bribery in national export credit systems accelerated, culminating in the December 2000 Action Statement on Bribery and Officially Supported Export Credits.
The OECD also assists non-member countries in improving their governance and anti-bribery standards through a number of outreach activities in the Anti-Corruption Division and the Public Management Service as well as the work of the OECD Development Centre.
Business Anti-Corruption Portal
Global Integrity is an independent, non-profit organization tracking governance and corruption trends around the world. Global Integrity works with local teams of researchers and journalists to monitor openness and accountability.
Asian Development Bank (ADB) anti-corruption & integrity website
Trace International, Inc.
TRACE International, Inc. (TRACE) is a non-profit membership association that pools resources to provide practical and cost-effective anti-bribery compliance solutions for multinational companies and their commercial intermediaries (sales agents and representatives, consultants, distributors, suppliers, etc.).
TRACE provides several core services and products, including: due diligence reports on commercial intermediaries; model compliance policies; an online Resource Center with foreign local law summaries, including guidelines on gifts and hospitality; in-person and online anti-bribery training; and research on corporate best practices.
For multinational companies, TRACE provides a practical and cost-effective alternative to increasingly expensive and time-consuming corporate compliance. For commercial intermediaries, TRACE offers a marketing advantage by creating a bridge between them and companies doing business internationally.
Business Fighting Corruption
This website was developed as an anti-corruption resource for business. It explores and details the constructive role that business can play in fighting corruption and how this can be done jointly with other companies and stakeholders – an approach called “collective action”.
Organizations and individuals are already successfully using collective action today, working with business associations, civil society, media, government departments and other stakeholders. The results are increased competition, improved transparency and less corruption in many geographies and business sectors. Society has benefited, as have the business which have been provided more reasonably priced and higher quality goods and services – with the costly and inefficient effects of corruption reduced or eliminated.
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