Developing our 2022 research agenda together with young people
Consulting with youth to ensure our 2022 research and evaluations agenda serves the children and young people we work with and for.
Plan International has a zero tolerance policy on all fraud, bribery and corruption. Our Counter Fraud Unit is dedicated to preventing, detecting and investigating cases of fraud. Read about some recently resolved cases below and download full reports.
We thoroughly investigate each case of fraud, recover costs wherever possible and analyse how each instance can be avoided in the future.
Part of an order was not delivered despite being paid for in full. Excess payments had been taken by one former and one current Plan International staff member. The staff member was dismissed and the recovery of funds (€6,238) was deemed impractical.
An anonymous Facebook message alleged that a Plan International staff member was demanding bribes to appoint youth facilitators for a project. The allegation was not substantiated and no further action was taken.
A whistle-blower made multiple varied corruption allegations against several Plan International staff members. The whistle-blower failed to cooperate and the allegations were reviewed and discounted due to a lack of information.
A whistle-blower raised a potential conflict of interest in the establishment of a programme. No malpractice was identified and no further action was taken.
A community member paid a third-party impersonating Plan International for enrolment in a fake project. The incident was referred to the police.
counter fraud report – fy22 q3
counter fraud report – fy22 q2
Counter Fraud Report – fy22 q1
counter fraud report – fy21 q4