Developing capacities in anti-corruption-the IACA approach



Contract partner: International Anti-Corruption Academy Country: Entwicklungsländer, unspezifisch Funding amount: € 399.993,00 Project start: 15.12.2014 End: 14.12.2017

Short Description:

Overall goal


Project purpose: The project purpose is to develop individual and institutional capacities in the field of anti-corruption in order to contribute to good governance, in particular transparency and accountability.

Expected results:

1. Enhanced individual anti-corruption capacities of governmental authorities, academia and other sectors of ADC partner countries, through the participation in the Master in Anti-Corruption and specialized training programmes of IACA.

2. Enhanced individual and institutional anti-corruption capacities of participants and the local partner institution through the setup of a regional Anti-Corruption Summer School in East Africa.

Direct beneficiaries:

15 represenatives of governmental institutions, academia and other sectors of ADC partner countries will participate in the Master Programme (3 scholarships), the International Summer School (4 scholarships), the Procurement and Anti-Corruption Training (4 scholarships) and the Anti-Corruption in Local Governance Training (4 scholarships) in Laxenburg.

Approximately 50 to 70 anti-corruption stakeholders will profit from the organization of the regional Summer School to in East Africa.

Planned activities:

1.A local partner institution in Uganda will be selected and roles and responsibilities defined.

2.Provision of scholarships:

- For the participation in the 2-year Master on Anti-Corruption

- For the 10 day International Anti Corruption Summer School

- For the 30 day blended learning trainings (5 days on-site) on Procurement and Anti-Corruption

- For the 5 day training on Anti-Corruption in Local Governance

3.Organization of a regional 10 day Anti-Corruption Summer School in East Africa

Background: Good governance and respect for human rights are major preconditions for human development and poverty reduction. The TI Corruption Perception Index 2013 shows that all target countries of the ADC have a serious problem with corruption in political, legal, and macro-economic terms.

project number 2727-00/2014
source of funding OEZA
sector Staatsführung & Zivilgesellschaft, allgemein
tied 0
modality Contributions to specific-purpose programmes and funds managed by international organisations (multilateral, INGO)
marker Democracy: 2, Poverty: 1
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    • 1= policy is a significant objective of the activity
    • 2= policy is the principal objective of the activity
  • Donor/ source of funding: The ADA is not only implementing projects and programmes of the Austrian Development Cooperation , but also projects funded from other sources and donors such as
    • AKF - Foreign Disaster Fund of the Austrian federal government
    • BMLFUW - Federal Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water
    • EU - Funds of the European Commission
    • Others - various other donors are listed in ADA’s annual business report.
  • Type of Aid – Aid modalities: classifies transfers from the donor to the first recipient of funds such as budget support, core contributions and pooled programmes and funds to CSOs and multilateral organisations, project-type interventions, experts and other technical assistance, scholarships and student costs in donor countries, debt relief, administrative costs and other in-donor expenditures.
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  • Tied/Untied: Untied aid is defined as loans and grants whose proceeds are fully and freely available to finance procurement from all OECD countries and substantially all developing countries. Transactions are considered tied unless the donor has, at the time of the aid offer, clearly specified a range of countries eligible for procurement which meets the tests for “untied” aid.