Events

This section keeps readers informed about past and upcoming anti-corruption related events.

Upcoming Events

Nov 17, 2008 to Nov 19, 2008
| Vienna International Centre, Vienna, Austria

Using Communication Approaches and Techniques to Support Anti‐Corruption Efforts: A Learning Event for Anti‐Corruption Agencies

CommGAP and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime organized a learning event held at the UN headquarters in Vienna, Austria, on November 17 - 19, 2008. This event brought together officers of anti-corruption commissions who have decision-making authority over their agencies’ communication-related activities as well as applied scholars in communication, policy studies, and the allied social sciences to discuss and debate the role of communication approaches and techniques in bolstering anti-corruption efforts. This learning event provided an opportunity to deepen understanding and codify good practices on the role of communication in supporting anti-corruption work. [field_event_link]

Mar 24, 2010 to Mar 25, 2010
| The World Bank

The View From Inside Anti-corruption Authorities: A Workshop in Search of Accountability and Effectiveness

The Public Sector and Governance Group at the World Bank, in collaboration with the United Nation Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the US State Department and the European Commission, hosted a two day workshop exploring Anti-Corruption Authorities (ACAs). This event brought together ACA Heads, practitioners, academics and other key stakeholders from around the globe to discuss key issues related to establishing, managing and sustaining an ACA. 32 participants from 20 countries attended. The primary objective of the workshop was to discuss different approaches to measuring and evaluating effectiveness and impact but the workshop also included issues around institutional structures, ACA mandates, resources and resource allocation, political challenges and collaborating across the public sector. [field_event_link]

Dec 06, 2010 to Dec 08, 2010
| The World Bank

The International Corruption Hunters Alliance

Department of Institutional Integrity (INT) at the World Bank organized “The International Corruption Hunters Alliance” conference from December 6 to 8, 2010, in Washington, DC. The event brought together over 300 anti-corruption enforcement personnel in client countries, authorities from countries that have prosecuted bribe payers, private sector representatives, civil society leaders, and members of international organizations, to craft a truly global enforcement alliance. The primary objective of alliance is to step up referral action against corrupt officials to support the set up of a global enforcement mechanism. [field_event_link]

Jun 30, 2011 to Jul 09, 2011
| Laxenburg, Austria

International Anti-Corruption Summer Academy (IACSA) - Practice Meets Science

The course was organized by the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA). Under the title, "Practice Meets Science" it provides an international interdisciplinary, intersectoral, and holistic approach to the phenomenon of corruption. [field_event_link]

Sep 19, 2011 to Sep 24, 2011
| Baden, Austria

European Anti-Corruption Training (EACT)

The Federal Bureau of Anti-Corruption, Austria (BAK) in collaboration with the anti-corruption authorities of Slovenia and Slovakia organized the European Anti-Corruption Training (EACT) kick off conference from September 19 to 24, 2011. More than 50 participants from 27 countries, in particular representatives of anti-corruption bodies, police and public prosecution offices, have come to Austria to thoroughly analyze and discuss the phenomenon of corruption under the motto of EACT, "Practice meets Practice”. The Conference will focus on the issues of investigation, prevention and international cooperation; international working groups covering these three areas will be established. The working groups will meet several times in 2012 to develop expertise and best practice models, which are to be documented in a manual for anti-corruption practitioners. [field_event_link]

Oct 22, 2011 to Oct 23, 2011
| Marrakech, Morocco

The 5th Annual Conference and General Meeting of the International Association of Anti-Corruption Agencies (IAACA)

The 5th Annual Conference and General Meeting of the IAACA will be held in Marrakech Morocco from October 22 to 23, 2011. The conference is followed by the 4th Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (CoSP), which will be held from October 24 to 29, 2011 in Marrakech Morocco. Both the 2011 IAACA conference and the CoSP are open only to registered participants. Registered participants through either the 2011 IAACA conference organizing unit or the CoSP organizing unit can attend both of the two conferences. [field_event_link]

Nov 04, 2011 to Nov 15, 2011
| Melbourne and Sydney, Australia

Inaugural Anti-Corruption Leadership Group Forum: Melbourne

The Inaugural meetings of the Anti-Corruption Leadership Group will focus on how business can respond from a policy and compliance perspective to obligations imposed by anti-bribery laws in Australia and internationally, including by the recently introduced UK Bribery Act. The program will update on domestic and international developments in anti-bribery laws, including the UK Bribery Act, which came into force on 1 July 2011. It will also focus on how business can respond to these obligations, through its policy and compliance activity. This issue will be explored through presentations by leading government representatives, followed by a business focused panel that will discuss experiences with achieving compliance in Australia and on the ground, overseas. [field_event_link]

Nov 25, 2011 to Nov 26, 2011
| Laxemburg, Austria

11th EPAC/EACN Annual Professional Conference

From November 22 to 25 the 11th Annual Professional Conference and General Assembly will take place at the headquarters of the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) in Laxemburg, Austria. Under the theme, "Standards in Integrity”, practitioners from all over Europe will convene to further their common goals in independent police oversight and the fight against corruption. The draft papers on the principles of European Standards for Police Oversight Bodies (POBs), Anti-Corruption Authorities (ACAs), and Independence will be presented to the General Assembly for discussion and adoption. In addition, the conference will be linked with the 2011 Transparency International Integrity Awards, which will also be hosted by IACA. [field_event_link]

Nov 30, 2011 to Dec 01, 2011
| Bangkok, Thailand

2nd Conference on Evidence-Based Anti-Corruption Policies

The 2nd Conference on Evidence-Based Anti-Corruption Policies (CEBAP II) will be held in Bangkok, November 30 - December 1, 2011. The conference is organized by Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) in collaboration with the World Bank and Transparency International – Thailand Chapter. The theme for this year is "Challenges for Anti-Corruption Policy in Achieving Millennium Development Goals." [field_event_link]

Dec 09, 2011 |

International Anti-Corruption Day

The United Nations’ (UN) International Anti-Corruption Day is annually observed on December 9 to raise public awareness of corruption and ways to fight it. International Anti-Corruption Day is a time for political leaders, governments, legal bodies and lobby groups to work together against corruption work by promoting the day and the issues that surround this event. [field_event_link]

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PAST EVENTS

  • Oct 01, 2015 | 7 on-site modules & distance learning

    Master in Anti-Corruption Studies

    Are you interested in anti-corruption or compliance issues and looking for a career in an innovative field of management and compliance? Would you like to study at a leading anti-corruption institution in Europe together with students from all over the world? Do you have a Bachelor degree or higher? Then the Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS) programme is just what you are looking for! The application period is open now and closes on 31 May. The programme is scheduled to start in October 2015. The MACS offers a post-graduate experience for working professionals that excels in collaborative, interdisciplinary study and brings students and faculty from different backgrounds together to address real-world challenges. It aims to encourage professionals to join the fight against corruption and adopt compliance and integrity stances in future leadership roles. [field_event_link]
  • Aug 24, 2015 to Aug 28, 2015
    | Berlin

    Fraud and Corruption in the Public Sector”

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  • Jul 06, 2015 to Jul 12, 2015
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    6th Transparency International School on Integrity

    6th Transparency International School on Integrity (TISI) is an annual state-of-the-art anti-corruption and accountability training for future leaders. This year TISI 2015 will take place during 6 – 12 July, 2015. TISI exposes its participants to the latest developments in the field of anti-corruption and accountability and offers real opportunities to try and implement their ideas in practice. [field_event_link]
  • Jan 01, 2014 to Dec 31, 2014
    | Global

    2014 Anti-Corruption Related Events

    List of anti-corruption related events taking place throughout 2014. [field_event_link]
  • Aug 25, 2014 to Aug 29, 2014
    | Berlin

    Fraud and Corruption in the Public Sector

    Strengthen your professional skills in preventing and detecting fraud and corruption in the public sector at our five day intensive Summer Academy. Learn how to handle the entire anti-fraud cycle and exchange best practices with experienced peers from National, European and International organisations [field_event_link]
  • Jul 06, 2014 to Jul 11, 2014
    | Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

    Integrity Action's 2014 Global Integrity Leadership Course

    Integrity Action is pleased to announce its upcoming "Leadership and Management for Integrity" course. The “Leadership and Management for Integrity” course at the Central European University (CEU) seeks to impart the principles, strategies and applied skills necessary to equip practitioners to effectively diagnose integrity gaps and - most importantly - to implement strategies for addressing them. Candidates from business, government, academics, NGOs, foundations and aid agencies are encouraged to apply. [field_event_link]
  • Apr 28, 2014 to May 10, 2014
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    Improving the Governance of Extractive Industry -- Asia-Pacific Knowledge Hub Training Course

    In partnership with Universitas Gadjah Mada, with support from the United States Agency for International Development, Revenue Watch Institute runs a two-week training on "Improving the Governance of Extractive Industries" in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The course is open to civil society organizations, policymakers, members of EITI multi-stakeholder groups, state-owned enterprise staff, and professionals involved in the oil, gas and mining sectors in the Asia-Pacific region. [field_event_link]
  • Apr 28, 2014 to Apr 30, 2014
    | Basel Institute on Governance, Swizerland

    Workshop on Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods on Corruption and their Application

    The workshop is designed to provide students, working professionals and interested stakeholders with the necessary conceptual and methodological tools to undertake corruption research applicable to a wide variety of topics, contexts and aims. The first one and a half days of the workshop are devoted to teaching and a discussion of basic elements of research design as applicable to the field of corruption. Another full day provides participants with the opportunity to apply the concepts learned through structured group work in which participants will be able to develop a research outline on a corruption related topic of their own choice. [field_event_link]
  • Apr 29, 2014 | Science 14 Atrium, Rue de la Science 14, Brussels

    TI-EU Conference: Corruption risks in the EU Institutions

    Transparency International Conference marking the launch of the TI-EU report on Corruption risks in the European Institutions. The EU Ombudsman, Ms. Emily O’Reilly, will be delivering the keynote address on the day and two panel discussions will follow, discussing issues relating to EU Transparency and Accountability, and Lobbying and Conflicts of Interest. [field_event_link]
  • Apr 17, 2014 | Online

    Mechanisms Against Fraud and Corruption: A Case Study on Morocco

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