Covid-19 and corruption

Strengthening anti-corruption efforts during the pandemic


Development aid is needed to counter the crisis; it must be safeguarded from corruption. Click on the Basic guide below for an overview of how corruption and the coronavirus pandemic are connected, and how development actors can leverage their aid and build corruption risk mitigation into their response in order to prevent further damage to societies.

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