Anti-Corruption Policies in Asia and the Pacific: The Legal and Institutional Frameworks

 

In order to gain an overview of the endorsing countries’ legal and institutional framework in place to fight corruption, the Action Plan's endorsing countries have taken stock of the anti-corruption instruments and policies currently in place.

Based on self-review, this publication provides a comprehensive overview of the legal and institutional frameworks for combating corruption in 21 Asian and Pacific countries and territories. It provides experts and policy makers with a tool to analyze the efficiency and effectiveness of anti-corruption reforms, disseminates good practices and tested instruments, and allows the public to measure progress achieved in the implementation of the Anti-Corruption Action Plan for Asia and the Pacific.

The report covers Australia; Bangladesh; Cambodia; Cook Islands; Fiji Islands; Hong Kong, China; India; Indonesia; Japan; Republic of Kazakhstan; Republic of Korea; Kyrgyz Republic; Malaysia; Mongolia; Nepal; Pakistan; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Samoa; Singapore; and Vanuatu.

  Anti-Corruption Policies in Asia and the Pacific
 Table of Contents, Foreword and Editorial Remarks
 Executive Summary
 Chapter 1 - Preventing Corruption
A. Preventing corruption in public administrations
B. Curbing Corruption in the political sphere
C. Regulating the business sector and fostering ethical business
 Chapter 2 - Sanctioning and Prosecuting Corruption and Related Offenses
A. Criminalizing bribery , money laundering, and illicit enrichment
B. Detecting, investigating and prosecuting corruption
 Chapter 3 - Active Public Involvement in the Fight against Corruption
A. Policy dialogue and cooperation between governmental and nongovernmental actors
B. Raising awareness and educating the public about corruption issues
C. Public scrutiny and access to information
 Appendix - Anti-Corruption Action Plan for Asia and the Pacific

 Entire publication: Anti-Corruption Policies in Asia and the Pacific - The legal and institutional frameworks. ADB/OECD. Manila. November 2004. 90 pages. ISBN 971-561-551-1.
 Анти-коррупционная политика в Азии и Тихоокеанском регионе
(Перевод на русский язык основан на докладе декабря 2003 года)

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