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  • Newspaper

    Paper accuses vice-chancellor of nepotism, two years late



    Paul Fauvet - Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique

    The legal advisor to the Eduardo Mondlane University has denied that there was anything improper in giving scholarships to people who do not work at the university. In 2003 alone, over 147,000 US dollars, money that should have been used to send teachers to take further degrees abroad, in order to build up the institutional capacity of the university, were allegedly spent instead on the Vice-Chancellor's daughter, two children of the head of the universities public relations and 16 others.

  • Newspaper

    Children miss out on school because of corruption



    - IRIN

    New teachers often face a many-month delay before they receive their salaries. Teachers sometimes supplement their income with a second job. This can affect their own attendance at school, and can put pressure on the amount of time they have to prepare their lessons. A 2007 report by the Cambodian NGO Education Partnership (NEP) reveals education costs for each child averaged $108 annually, or 9 percent of each family's annual income. "When you include informal and formal school costs, and private classes and snacks, many students are paying $2.50 every day," the education and capacity-building officer for the NGO Education Partnership (NEP), told IRIN. The inability to pay informal fees was the most common reason parents gave for their children dropping out, the report stated.

  • Newspaper

    Provincial education ministers approve new textbook policy



    - UNPAN News

    The 11th Inter-provincial education ministers' meeting has approved a new textbook policy. This includes that the provincial textbook boards should invite book development proposals from all stakeholders concerned, including private publishers. Submitted books would be evaluated and ranked. The Ministry of Education will establish five resource centres in each textbook board for upgrading the capacity of small publishers.

  • Newspaper

    Combatting corruption in higher education in Armenia



    - EAP-PCF News

    The Council of Europe and European Union joint project “Strengthening Integrity and Combating Corruption in Higher Education in Armenia” was launched in Yerevan on 27 May 2015. The Project objective is to support the development of prevention and integrity mechanisms for practicing professionals and to increase good governance in the field of higher education in Armenia.

  • Building integrity in fragile contexts

    How can donors balance anti-corruption goals with the need to promote stability in fragile and conflict-affected states? What can be learned from the Performance Based Governance Fund in Afghanistan? This brief highlights the emergence of context...

    Marquette, Heather

    Birmingham (UK), University of Birmingham, International Development Department, IDD, 2012

  • Creating the institutional support for successful anti-corruption campaigns

    This paper discusses reform required at the institutional level for a successful anti-corruption campaign including establishing the necessary mechanisms, providing safeguards, and training for officials and the public. The paper will also discuss...

    Pilapitiya, Thusitha

    Alexandria, VA, Casals and Associates, 2008

  • Measuring change and results in voice and accountability work

    Citizens' capacity to express and exercise their views is a vital part of poverty reduction. States that can be held accountable for their actions are more likely to respond to the different needs and demands of the public. Citizen voice and...

    Holland, Jeremy, Thirkell, Allyson, Trepanier, Emmanuel, Earle, Lucy

    London, DFID, 2009

  • Ethiopia anti corruption report

    This report centers on a multi-disciplinary World Bank mission to Ethiopia in 1997, at the request of the Government of Ethiopia, to examine ways to support the Government's program to improve economic governance and to combat corruption. The mission...

    Workd Bank. Poverty Reduction and Social Development Unit, Africa Region (USA)

    Washington, World Bank, 1998

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