57. Is it specified that a particular institution(s) is responsible for examining financial reports and/or investigating violations?

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Breakdown by Continent

Continent Yes, EMB Yes, ministry Yes, court Yes, auditing agency Yes, other Yes, institution for this purpose No No data Parliamentary unit Countries researched
Africa 17
(33.3%)
6
(11.8%)
12
(23.5%)
9
(17.6%)
5
(9.8%)
5
(9.8%)
6
(11.8%)
7
(13.7%)
0
(0.0%)
51
Americas 17
(53.1%)
2
(6.3%)
2
(6.3%)
1
(3.1%)
3
(9.4%)
4
(12.5%)
5
(15.6%)
3
(9.4%)
0
(0.0%)
32
Asia 21
(58.3%)
3
(8.3%)
3
(8.3%)
11
(30.6%)
9
(25.0%)
4
(11.1%)
0
(0.0%)
1
(2.8%)
1
(2.8%)
36
Europe 12
(27.9%)
4
(9.3%)
3
(7.0%)
12
(27.9%)
10
(23.3%)
12
(27.9%)
3
(7.0%)
0
(0.0%)
1
(2.3%)
43
Oceania 5
(35.7%)
0
(0.0%)
1
(7.1%)
0
(0.0%)
3
(21.4%)
1
(7.1%)
4
(28.6%)
1
(7.1%)
0
(0.0%)
14
Total 72 15 21 33 30 26 18 12 2 176
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Regulations are unlikely to be respected unless some institution(s) has the responsibility to oversee them. Having a mandate to receive financial reports does not necessarily mean that the institution is also required to review these reports, nor to investigate other breaches. This question covers what institution(s) has a responsibility to monitor political finance and to examine potential abuses

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Afghanistan Yes, EMB
Yes, other

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Albania Yes, institution for this purpose/ Central Election Commission

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Algeria No data

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Andorra Yes, other

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Angola Yes, EMB

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Antigua and Barbuda Yes, EMB

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Argentina Yes

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Armenia Yes, EMB
Yes, auditing agency

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Australia Yes, EMB

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Austria Yes, auditing agency

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Azerbaijan Yes, EMB

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Bahamas No

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Bahrain Yes, other

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Bangladesh Yes, EMB

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Barbados Yes, EMB

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Belarus Yes, ministry
Yes, other

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Belgium Yes, other
Yes, institution for this purpose

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Belize No data

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Benin Yes, court

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Bhutan Yes, EMB
Yes, auditing agency

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Bolivia Yes, ministry
Yes, auditing agency

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Yes, EMB

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Botswana Yes, court

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Brazil Yes, EMB

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Bulgaria Yes, auditing agency

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Burkina Faso Yes, court

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Burundi Yes, court

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Cambodia Yes, EMB
Yes, ministry

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Cameroon Yes, institution for this purpose

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Canada Yes, EMB

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Cape Verde Yes, EMB

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Central African Republic No

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Chad Yes, other

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Chile Yes, EMB

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Colombia Yes, EMB

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Comoros No data

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Congo, Democratic Republic of Yes, ministry

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Costa Rica Yes, institution for this purpose

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Cote d'Ivoire Yes, court

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Croatia Yes, EMB

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Cyprus Yes, auditing agency

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Czech Republic Yes, institution for this purpose

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Denmark No

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Djibouti No data

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Dominica Yes, EMB

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Dominican Republic Yes, EMB

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Ecuador Yes, EMB
Yes, other

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Egypt Yes, EMB
Yes, ministry
Yes, auditing agency
Yes, other

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El Salvador No

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Equatorial Guinea No data

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Estonia Yes, institution for this purpose

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Eswatini No data

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Ethiopia Yes, EMB
Yes, auditing agency
Yes, other

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Fiji Yes, EMB

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Finland Yes, ministry
Yes, auditing agency

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France Yes, institution for this purpose

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Gabon No data

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Gambia No

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Georgia Yes, auditing agency

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Germany Yes, auditing agency
Parliamentary unit

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Ghana Yes, EMB

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Greece Yes, other

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Grenada No

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Guatemala Yes, institution for this purpose

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Guinea Yes, ministry
Yes, court

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Guinea-Bissau Yes, EMB

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Guyana Yes, EMB

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Haiti Yes, court
Yes, other

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Honduras Yes, institution for this purpose

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Hungary Yes, auditing agency

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Iceland Yes, auditing agency

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India Yes, EMB

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Indonesia Yes, EMB
Yes, auditing agency

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Iran, Islamic Republic of Yes, other

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Iraq Yes, ministry
Yes, auditing agency
Parliamentary unit

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Ireland Yes, other

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Israel Yes, auditing agency

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Italy Yes, institution for this purpose

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Jamaica No data

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Japan Yes, other

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Jordan Yes, auditing agency
Yes, institution for this purpose

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Kazakhstan Yes, EMB
Yes, other

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Kenya Yes, EMB
Yes, auditing agency
Yes, institution for this purpose

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Kiribati Yes, court

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Korea, Republic of Yes, EMB

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Kyrgyzstan Yes, EMB

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Latvia Yes, institution for this purpose

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Lebanon Yes, EMB

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Lesotho Yes, EMB

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Liberia Yes, EMB

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Libya Yes, EMB

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Liechtenstein No

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Lithuania Yes, EMB
Yes, auditing agency
Yes, other

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Luxembourg Yes, court

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Madagascar Yes, institution for this purpose

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Malawi Yes, ministry
Yes, auditing agency
Yes, other

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Malaysia Yes, institution for this purpose

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Maldives Yes, EMB
Yes, ministry
Yes, court

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Mali Yes, court

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Malta Yes, EMB

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Marshall Islands No

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Mauritania Yes, EMB
Yes, ministry
Yes, court

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Mauritius No

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Mexico Yes, EMB

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Micronesia, Federated States of Yes, EMB

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Moldova, Republic of Yes, EMB
Yes, other

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Monaco Yes, other

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Mongolia Yes, auditing agency

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Montenegro Yes, institution for this purpose

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Morocco Yes, auditing agency

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Mozambique Yes, EMB

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Myanmar Yes, EMB

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Namibia Yes, EMB
Yes, auditing agency

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Nauru No

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Nepal Yes, EMB
Yes, institution for this purpose

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Netherlands Yes, ministry
Yes, institution for this purpose

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New Zealand Yes, EMB

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Nicaragua Yes, institution for this purpose

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Niger Yes, court

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Nigeria Yes, EMB

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North Macedonia, Republic of Yes, auditing agency

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Norway Yes, institution for this purpose

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Pakistan Yes, EMB

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Palau Yes, EMB
Yes, other

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Panama Yes, EMB

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Papua New Guinea Yes, other

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Paraguay Yes, EMB
Yes, other

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Peru Yes, EMB

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Philippines Yes, EMB

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Poland Yes, EMB

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Portugal Yes, court

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Republic of The Congo (Brazzaville) No data

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Romania Yes, EMB
Yes, auditing agency

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Russian Federation Yes, EMB
Yes, other

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Rwanda Yes, other

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Saint Kitts and Nevis Not applicable

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Saint Lucia No data

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Saint Vincent and The Grenadines No

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Samoa No

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San Marino Yes, institution for this purpose

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Sao Tome and Principe Yes, court

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Senegal Yes, ministry
Yes, court

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Serbia Yes, auditing agency
Yes, institution for this purpose

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Seychelles Yes, EMB

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Sierra Leone Yes, institution for this purpose

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Singapore Yes, court
Yes, institution for this purpose

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Slovakia Yes, EMB
Yes, ministry

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Slovenia Yes, auditing agency
Yes, other

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Solomon Islands Yes, institution for this purpose

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South Africa Yes, EMB
Yes, auditing agency

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Spain Yes, court

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Sri Lanka No data

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Sudan No

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Suriname No

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Sweden Yes, EMB

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Switzerland No

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Syrian Arab Republic Yes, other

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Taiwan Yes, auditing agency

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Tajikistan Yes, EMB

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Tanzania, United Republic of Yes, auditing agency
Yes, institution for this purpose

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Thailand Yes, EMB
Yes, auditing agency
Yes, other

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Timor-Leste Yes, EMB

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Togo Yes, court

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Tonga No

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Trinidad and Tobago Yes, court

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Tunisia Yes, auditing agency

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Turkey Yes, EMB
Yes, court

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Turkmenistan Not applicable

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Tuvalu No data

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Uganda Yes, EMB

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Ukraine Yes, EMB
Yes, institution for this purpose

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United Kingdom Yes, EMB

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United States Yes, EMB
Yes, ministry

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Uruguay Yes, EMB

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Uzbekistan Yes, auditing agency
Yes, other

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Vanuatu Yes, other

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Venezuela Yes, EMB

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Yemen Yes, other

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Zambia Yes, ministry
Yes, other

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Zimbabwe No

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