• Civil Society Procurement Monitoring: Challenges and Opportunities 

      De Simone, Francesco; Shah, Shruti (A New Role for Citizens in public Procurement, Chapter, 2012-01-01)
      The article provides an overview of the involvement of civil society organiza!ons and citizens in public procurement. It analyses the main challenges and opportuni!es arising from civil society procurement monitoring ...
    • Donors and "zero tolerance for corruption": From principle to practice 

      De Simone, Francesco; Taxell, Nils (U4 Brief 2014:2, Report, 2014-02-05)
      Bilateral donors often use “zero tolerance for corruption policies” to signal a tough stance against corruption, but staff often experience a lack of clarity on how to apply these policies in practice. Some multilateral ...
    • The role of donors in the recovery of stolen assets 

      Zinkernagel, Gretta Fenner; Pereira, Pedro Gomes; De Simone, Francesco (U4 Issue 2014:08, Research report, 2014-12-10)
      Financial crimes such as corruption, fraud, and embezzlement generate significant profits, often at the expense of the public budget. These proceeds of crime are usually hidden outside of the country where the crime was ...
    • The role of donors in the recovery of stolen assets 

      Zinkernagel, Gretta Fenner; Pereira, Pedro Gomes; De Simone, Francesco (U4 Issue 2014:8, Research report, 2014-01-01)
      Financial crimes such as corruption, fraud, and embezzlement generate significant profits, often at the expense of the public budget. These proceeds of crime are usually hidden outside of the country where the crime was ...