Overview of corruption and anti-corruption in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Abstract

Query

What is the present corruption situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo? Please provide an overview of recent evolution in national anti-corruption measures and structures.

Summary

As the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) emerges from a long period of violence and instability, it struggles with a legacy of entrenched corruption at all levels of society, threatening social and political institutions with failure. Repeated political crises, poor infrastructure, an underdeveloped regulatory environment, lack of institutional capacity and weak rule of law fuel the country’s persistent governance crisis.

Citation

Chêne, M. Overview of corruption and anti-corruption in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, CMI, Bergen, Norway (2010) 9 pp. [U4 Expert Answer 257]

Overview of corruption and anti-corruption in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

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