Lucha contra la corrupción - Combatir un obstáculo central para el desarrollo

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La COSUDE combate diversas manifestaciones de la corrupción, como, p. ej., los sobornos para los tratamientos médicos © COSUDE

La corrupción impide el desarrollo: se pierden importantes recursos financieros, la confianza pública en el Estado disminuye y se extiende un sentimiento de impotencia e injusticia que puede conducir a conflictos. Los grupos de población pobres y vulnerables se ven particularmente afectados al no poder pagar sobornos para obtener servicios públicos. La COSUDE combate rotundamente la corrupción. 

La lucha contra la corrupción es una cuestión prioritaria para Suiza y un componente fundamental de la promoción de la buena gobernanza. El enfoque se centra en una acción gubernamental transparente y responsable, y también en la sanción de las conductas indebidas.

El objetivo es garantizar que los fondos públicos se utilicen de manera eficaz y eficiente para el desarrollo de un país y que se consolide la confianza entre el Estado y la población. Las instituciones estatales y los procesos políticos no deben seguir siendo socavados por las prácticas corruptas. Unas normas más justas pueden ayudar a reducir tensiones. 

Enfoque y procedimiento

La COSUDE combate las dimensiones cotidianas de la corrupción que marcan la vida diaria de la población (p. ej., los sobornos para recibir tratamiento médico), pero también la corrupción a gran escala, en la que se ven involucrados grandes sumas de dinero y poderosos representantes de la política y de la economía. Persigue para ello una doble estrategia, apoyando la lucha contra la corrupción con programas explícitos, y también como parte integrante del trabajo programático en otros ámbitos. Se abordan todas las facetas: desde el cohecho y el soborno, el fraude y la malversación hasta el nepotismo, la fijación ilegal de precios y el chantaje.

Política de tolerancia cero

Si la COSUDE se ve afectada por la corrupción, se suelen suspender los pagos hasta efectuada la aclaración jurídica. Además, la COSUDE se esfuerza siempre por recuperar los fondos malversados.

¿A quién remitirse en caso de sospecha?

La Compliance Office del DFAE es la encargada de recibir denuncias internas y externas de casos de corrupción y malversación en las actividades financiadas por la COSUDE.

Compliance Office del DFAE – Denunciar la corrupción, la malversación y el abuso (en)

También existe la alternativa de denunciar los casos sospechosos a la Oficina Federal Suiza de Auditoría (SFAO) a través de la plataforma de denuncia de irregularidades.

Plataforma de denuncia, Oficina Federal Suiza de Auditoría SFAO (en)

Proyectos actuales

Objeto 1 – 12 de 23

Accountability for the Implementation of the 2030 Agenda 2023-2026

01.03.2023 - 28.02.2026

The implementation of the 2030 Agenda is guided by a follow-up and review process that supports accountability for the Agenda at national, regional and global levels. With this contribution to a set of partners notably from civil society, Switzerland enables key stakeholders to take part in the review processes for more inclusive monitoring of progress in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda to leave no one behind.


Somalia: Strengthening State Institutions for better service delivery

01.03.2023 - 31.12.2025

The Multi-Partner-Fund (MPF) provided an umbrella to prepare the World Bank’s (WB) re-engagement in Somalia. It has become a powerful tool for donors to pool resources and enabled the WB to engage with Somali authorities to gradually advance reform implementation related to revenue and financial policy, as well as public financial management (PFM). Through this project, Switzerland supports the incremental strengthening of core state institutions in Somalia and contributes ultimately to stability and socio-economic recovery of the country.


SYNAD - Programme d’Appui au Système National de Décentralisation

01.01.2023 - 31.12.2026

Au Burkina Faso, les institutions nationales sont encore insuffisamment capables d’assurer leurs tâches de coordination, de financement et d’appui technique à la décentralisation. La Suisse soutient les institutions chargées de mettre en œuvre cette réforme, afin d’accroître l’accès aux services de base, de réduire la pauvreté et de prévenir l’extrémisme violent. Elle reste engagée en combinant ses instruments de coopération et montre son soutien dans un contexte de crises sécuritaire et humanitaire.  


Programme de Valorisation du Potentiel Agro-Pastoral dans l’Est du Burkina Faso (VALPAPE) Phase 3

01.01.2023 - 31.01.2026

La région de l’Est du Burkina Faso est affectée par une grave crise sécuritaire et humanitaire qui risque d’annihiler les bons résultats des dernières années sur le plan agropastoral. Aussi, la Suisse veut contribuer à la sauvegarde des acquis de développement tout en renforçant les moyens d'existence des personnes vulnérables touchées par des déplacements. En facilitant leur réinsertion socioéconomique, le programme participe à réduire leur vulnérabilité à l’extrême pauvreté et à l’insécurité alimentaire.


Contribution to non-state local governance actors

15.11.2022 - 31.12.2026

The project is a contribution to and a strategic partnership with the Coalition of three major non-state actors in the promotion and strengthening of local governance in Kyrgyzstan. They will be financially and technically capacitated and empowered to play their role in advancing local democracy and local governance for the benefit of people in Kyrgyzstan. The partnership builds on over 10 years of Swiss support in local governance in Kyrgyzstan as well as on ownership by the government.


Potable Water Management Programme (PWMP) in Upper Egypt Phase 2

01.05.2022 - 31.12.2025

Egypt has critical needs in better managing water resources and reducing water losses as well as consumption, especially in Upper Egypt (climate change impact, lack of infrastructure, high poverty level). Switzerland provides innovative solutions for improved potable water management and service provision to the vulnerable population. The mixed approach based on strengthening capacities of the water company, improving the infrastructure for potable water provision and on engaging the communities will serve as model for nationwide replication.


PACTA - Participatory Action Against Corruption: Towards Transparency and Accountability

01.01.2022 - 31.12.2026

In Bangladesh, Switzerland was instrumental in engaging likeminded development partners to support prominent local actors to curb corruption and establish transparent and accountable governance systems. This project, co-funded by Switzerland with the UK and Sweden, will continue the work on reducing corruption by engaging citizens, adding the use of an innovative digital tool for community monitoring. Based on the evidence collected on corruption incidences, the project will reinforce policy advocacy and engagement at different levels. 


Contribution to the Multi-Donor Trust Fund of the Africa Disaster Risk Financing Programme ADRiFi

01.12.2021 - 30.11.2025

Through a contribution to the ADRiFi programme of the African Development Bank, Switzerland intends to facilitate access to subsidies for the payment of natural disaster insurances for at least an additional 15   African countries. Payouts (up to 5 mio USD per event) from the insurance, managed by the African Risk Capacity Group, will allow governments respond timely and effectively to the needs of their population in case of disaster on the basis of the prepared effective contingency plans. 


Inclusive Urbanisation

08.11.2021 - 31.12.2024

The program contributes to inclusive urbanization in Central America in partnership with UN-Habitat with the aim to improve the living conditions of vulnerable populations in urban settlements. Solid data and evidence on informal settlements and specialised advisory will contribute to improve urban policies. Capacity building, participatory planning approaches and increased involvement of the private sector will foster comprehensive and feasible solutions for informal settlements. 


Locally-led Governance: the road to legitimate and effective delivery of services

01.11.2021 - 31.12.2023

The Somali population is facing considerable development and state building challenges, with Government institutions still very weak and fragile, particularly at the local level. With the UN Joint Programme for Local Governance and Decentralised Service Delivery (JPLG) as well as local peacebuilding initiatives, SDC contributes to enhanced state legitimacy, more equitable access to public service and well-being for all citizens, leading to more stability in the Horn of Africa.


Sustainable and Inclusive Balanced Regional Development

01.10.2021 - 30.09.2025

The level of development among the 8 regions in North Macedonia is highly unequal. This misbalance directly affects the wellbeing of citizens living in less developed areas. SDC supports North Macedonia by working on the country system, to improve the national legal framework for planning, monitoring and evaluation of balanced regional development (BRD) ensuring greater allocation of funds for BRD, hence improving the living conditions for all citizens, especially in the underdeveloped regions.


PRODEL - Program for strengthening municipal capacities for local development

01.04.2021 - 30.06.2024

PRODEL III contributes to the decentralization reform through introducing its municipal autonomy approach into new laws and policies, through training of “multipliers” and creation of advisory services to extend its tool of Municipal Development Strategy to more municipalities. The EDM strengthens municipal autonomy and efficient use of local resources for production infrastructure and services, while promoting participation and inclusion.

Objeto 1 – 12 de 23