Developing capacities in anti-corruption-the IACA approach
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.
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.
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.
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.