Fighting Corruption, Promoting Good Governance

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Fighting Corruption, Promoting Good Governance

Publication date: 1 January 2000
Size: 210mm x 148mm
ISBN: 978-0-85092-644-6
Pages: 64

This publication presents A Framework for Commonwealth Principles on Promoting Good Governance and Combating Corruption, which was endorsed by Heads of Government at their Summit in Durban in 1999 as the basis for pursuing concerted strategies based on ‘zero tolerance’ for all types of corruption at national and global levels.

Developed by an independent Commonwealth Expert Group, it underscores the Commonwealth's commitment to promoting good governance and combating corruption. The publication also includes the full report of the Expert Group, which helps to clarify the causes and consequences of poor governance and corruption. It identifies the elements of national strategies that countries can adopt to combat corruption effectively, and breaks new ground by examining the global dimensions of corruption and identifying gaps in current international efforts and initiatives to fight it.

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Framework for Commonwealth Principles on Promoting Good Governance and Combating Corruption
National Actions
International Actions
Commonwealth Actions

Report of the Commonwealth Expert Group on Good Governance and the Elimination of Corruption
Corruption: Causes, Costs and Responses
Natural Actions
Key Reforms in Governance and the Fight Against Corruption
International Actions
A Role for the Commonwealth

Annex A. List of Members of the Expert Group and Observers
Annex B. A Global Compact Against Corruption
Annex C. Note by the Commonwealth Secretariat on Existing Multilateral Conventions on Corruption