Papua New Guinea: overview of corruption and anti-corruption

Abstract

Query

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

Summary

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.

Citation

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]

Papua New Guinea: overview of corruption and anti-corruption

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