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The role of parliament in curbing corruption

Author: Rick Stapenhurst; Niall Johnston; Riccardo Pelizzo
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2006.
Series: WBI development studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In most countries, parliament has the constitutional mandate to both oversee government and to hold government to account; often, audit institutions, ombuds and anti-corruption agencies report to parliament, as a means of ensuring both their independence from government and reinforcing parliament's position at the apex of accountability institutions. At the same time, parliaments can also play a key role in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Role of parliament in curbing corruption.
Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2006
(DLC) 2006023024
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Stapenhurst; Niall Johnston; Riccardo Pelizzo
ISBN: 0821367242 9780821367247 0821367242 1280564636 9781280564635 0821367234 9780821367230
OCLC Number: 320321904
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 263 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Parliamentarians fighting corruption / Rick Stapenhurst, Martin Ulrich, and Severin Strohal --
Corruption : a key challenge for development / Daniel Kaufmann and Phyllis Dininio --
On the political nature of corruption : institutions matter / Daniel Lederman, Norman V. Loayza, and Rodrigo R. Soares --
Political will / Sahr Kpundeh and Phyllis Dininio --
Parliament and anti-corruption legislation / Jeremy Pope --
Case study on the role of Parliament in the fight against corruption : the case of the Kenyan Parliament / Fred Matiangi --
Effective financial scrutiny / Joachim Wehner --
Case study on the performance of public accounts committees : a review of the Canadian PAC, 37th Parliament / Martin Ulrich --
Parliament and supreme audit institutions / Rick Stapenhurst and Jack Titsworth --
The role of the media in curbing corruption / Rod Macdonell and Melica Pesic --
Case study on the role of Parliament and the media in the fight against corruption / John Smith --
Anti-corruption commissions / John Heilbrunn --
Case sutdy : the European Parliaments's role in the resignation oft the Santer Commission / Katia Stasinopoulou --
Building coalitions : parliaments, civil society, and corruption control / Michael Johnston --
Political parties / Riccardo Pelizzo --
Party political funding / Michael Pinto-Duschinsky --
Legislative ethics and codes of conduct / Rick Stapenhurst and Riccardo Pelizzo --
Case study of the House Of Commons : how can Parliamentary codes and registers of member's interests help? / Sir Philip Mawer --
Building Parliamentary networks / John Williams.
Series Title: WBI development studies.
Responsibility: edited by Rick Stapenhurst, Niall Johnson, Riccardo Pelizzo.
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