This Practical Guide analyzes social auditing experiences around the world and extracts important lessons to provide practical guidance to those who wish to consider support for social audit initiatives.
This publication is part of a series of UNDP-sponsored studies that present methods, tools and good practices to map corruption risks, develop strategies and sustain partnerships to address challenges and tackle corruption in the education, health and water sectors.
Corruption is the cause and core of many human rights violations. Among countries, there is a generalised trend of systemic corruption coexisting with an institutionalised failure to respect human rights.
Rigged calls for tender, embezzlement of funds, illegal registration fees, academic fraud - there is no lack of empirical data illustrating the diverse forms that corruption can take in the education sector.
Rapidly rising attention to the quality of governance in developing countries is driving explosive growth in the use of governance indicators by international investors, donors of official development assistance, development analysts and academics.