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Joint commissioner statement on the government review of ICAI

16 Dec 2020

Following the publication today of the government’s review of ICAI, commissioners Dr Tamsyn Barton, Sir Hugh Bayley and Tarek Rouchdy have released a joint statement: “Robust, independent scrutiny of how public money is spent has never been more important. We share the government’s desire to promote learning about ‘what works’ across departments, in order to […]

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New ICAI information note – UK aid spending during COVID-19: management of procurement through suppliers

4 Dec 2020

Aid-spending government departments worked flexibly with suppliers to minimise the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their work, but lack of transparency about the government’s new aid priorities hampered delivery – and the long-term impact of the cuts to the UK aid programme remains to be seen, according to a new information note from the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI).

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New ICAI review: The UK’s approach to tackling modern slavery through the aid programme

14 Oct 2020

The UK’s work to tackle modern slavery in developing countries has had limited long-term impact, did not build on existing international efforts and experience, and failed to adequately involve survivors – though the government played a prominent role in raising the profile of the issue globally, a new report from the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) has found.

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