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Asia Pacific Human Development Report - Tackling Corruption, Transforming Lives

Corruption is increasingly being challenged as unacceptable across Asia and the Pacific. This report shows why eliminating corruption that plagues people’s daily lives must become a priority. The police, social services, and environment are areas countries should consider focusing on. Successes more


Celebrating 2011 International Anti Corruption Day

This report details activities supported by the UNDP Global Programme on Anti-Corruption for Development Effectiveness (PACDE), as part of the 2011 International Anti-Corruption Day global campaign. The theme for the 2011 global campaign, launched jointly by UNDP and the UN Office on Drugs and more


Corruption and Development: A primer

This primer explores the relationship between corruption and development including economic growth, poverty, human rights, gender, governance, human development, environment and sustainable development. It considers how UNDP could integrate anti-corruption principles and strategies with its more


Corruption, Accountability and Gender: Understanding the Connection

Understanding corruption’s linkages to gender equality issues and how it impacts women’s empowerment is part of the process of advancing women’s rights and understanding gender dimensions of democratic governance. UNDP and UNIFEM’s work on gender and democratic governance aims to enhance the more


Fast Facts: Anti-corruption and Democratic Governance

Corruption undermines human development by diverting public resources to private gain and reducing access to public services.  Achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will largely depend on the quality of governance and level of effectiveness, efficiency, and equity in the more