Please provide an overview of corruption and its causes in Papua New Guinea, including information on anti-corruption efforts undertaken in the country, challenges to reform and lessons-learnt from previous experiences
Papua New Guinea’s governance structure is rather comprehensive and the government has voiced its ambition to fight corruption. Anti-corruption efforts are nevertheless ineffective due to poor implementation of existing laws, considerable resource gaps and confusion over the overlapping responsibility of anti-corruption and law enforcement agencies.
Wickberg, S. Papua New Guinea: overview of corruption and anti-corruption. U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, CMI, Bergen, Norway (2013) 10 pp. [U4 Expert Answer 370]