Anti-Corruption in Local Governance Training is a five-day programme focusing on corruption in local governance and municipal administration. It provides participants with an in-depth understanding of the various types and mechanisms of corruption in local governance and enhances their capacity to develop measures for strengthening local integrity systems.

The training will be taught by IACA Frequent Visiting Faculty members Robert Klitgaard (Claremont Graduate University) and Jeroen Maesschalck (Leuven Institute of Criminology, KU Leuven), as well as Richard E. Messick (International legal and anti-corruption consultant and Senior Contributor at the Global Anticorruption Blog).

Anti-Corruption in Local Governance 2018 Programme

Browse through the programme from the list below. Please note that the programme may be subject to further change (status as of 27 April 2018).

  • Shuttle service from Vienna to IACA (08:00 - 08:30)
  • Registration at IACA (08:30 - 09:00)
  • Opening Remarks and Introduction of Participants (09:00 – 09:30)
  • Three Big Questions about Corruption, Robert Klitgaard (09:30 – 10:30)
  • Coffee Break (10:30 – 11:00)
  • The Economics of Corruption, Robert Klitgaard (11:00 – 12:30)
  • Lunch (12:30 – 13:30)
  • Case Study: A City Reforms, Robert Klitgaard (13:30 – 15:00)
  • Coffee Break (15:00 – 15:30)
  • A Strategic Framework, Robert Klitgaard (15:30 – 17:00)
  • Return to Vienna (17:00 – 17:30)

 

  • Shuttle service from Vienna to IACA (08:00 - 08:30)
  • Morning coffee (08:30 - 09:00)
  • Case Study: Mandaue, The Philippines, Robert Klitgaard (09:00 – 10:30)
  • Coffee Break (10:30 – 11:00)
  • Disrupting Corrupt Systems, Robert Klitgaard (11:00 – 12:30)
  • Lunch (12:30 – 13:30)
  • Public-Private Collaboration, Robert Klitgaard (13:30 – 15:00)
  • Coffee Break (15:00 – 15:30)
  • Convening, Robert Klitgaard (15:30 – 17:00)
  • Return to Vienna (17:00 – 17:30)

 

  • Shuttle service from Vienna to IACA (08:00 - 08:30)
  • Morning coffee (08:30 - 09:00)
  • Diagnosing Corruption, Richard E. Messick (09:00 – 10:30)
  • Coffee Break (10:30 – 11:00)
  • Case Study: Evaluating the Situation, Richard E. Messick (11:00 – 12:30)
  • Lunch (12:30 – 13:30)
  • Policy Reforms to Combat Corruption, Richard E. Messick (13:30 – 15:00)
  • Visit to Vienna City Hall, followed by dinner in a traditional Viennese restaurant (15:00 – 17:30)

 

  • Shuttle service from Vienna to IACA (08:00 - 08:30)
  • Morning coffee (08:30 - 09:00)
  • Successful Reform Strategies, Richard E. Messick (09:00 – 10:30)
  • Coffee Break (10:30 – 11:00)
  • Case Study: Identifying Obstacles to Reform, Richard E. Messick(11:00 – 12:30)
  • Lunch (12:30 – 13:30)
  • Practical Considerations for Implementing Reforms, Richard E. Messick (13:30 – 15:00)
  • Coffee Break (15:00 – 15:30)
  • Monitoring and Evaluating Reform Strategies, Richard E. Messick (15:30 – 17:00)
  • Return to Vienna (17:00 – 17:30)

 

  • Shuttle service from Vienna to IACA (08:00 - 08:30)
  • Morning coffee (08:30 - 09:00)
  • Ethical Dilemma, Jeroen Maesschalck (09:00 – 10:30)
  • Coffee Break (10:30 – 11:00)
  • Ethical Dilemma, Jeroen Maesschalck (11:00 – 12:30)
  • Lunch (12:30 – 13:30)
  • Organizational Integrity, Jeroen Maesschalck (13:30 – 15:00)
  • Coffee Break (15:00 – 15:30)
  • Organizational Integrity, Jeroen Maesschalck. Closing Remarks & Awarding of Certificates (15:30 – 17:00)
  • Return to Vienna (17:00 – 17:30)

 

 

pdfRegulations for the Application, Admission, and Participation in the Anti-Corruption in Local Governance Training 2018

 

Target Group Local politicians, municipal leaders, regional government administrators, officials from anti-corruption agencies, experts from ombudsman offices and local anti-corruption organizations, governance specialists from development organizations.
Duration 9 - 13 Jul 2018
Language of Instruction English

Application Deadline

31 May 2018

Apply
Certificate Awarded Certificate of Attendance
Tuition Fee  2,400 EUR
Scholarships

Please kindly note that scholarship applications are no longer being accepted for the Anti-Corruption in Local Governance Training 2018.

Discounts

IACA is offering the following discounts on the Anti-Corruption in Local Governance Training 2018 tuition fee:

  • 10 %     for passport holders from IACA’s Parties
  • 15 %     for (registered) IACA Alumni
  • 20 %     for passport holders from IACA’s Parties which contribute(d) financially to IACA’s general budget anytime between 1 January of the preceding calendar year and the day of the application for this training.* 

* Argentina, Austria, Azerbaijan, Chile, China, Hungary, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mongolia, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Thailand.

This scheme remains valid until revocation. It may be modified or superseded by later schemes at any time. Read more.

Contact localgovernance@iaca.int 

OVERVIEW

Course Topics
  • Types, risks, and consequences of corruption at the local level
  • Diagnosing corruption at the municipal level 
  • Policy reforms to combat corruption and successful reform strategies
  • Identifying obstacles to reform 
  • Monitoring and evaluating reform strategies 
  • Ethical dilemmas and organizational integrity 
  • Transparency, accountability, and public participation at the local level

ADMISSION

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum of three years of relevant work experience in local governance
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English

Participants will be selected based on their education and professional experience. IACA is committed to promoting diversity and strives to attract participants from various regional backgrounds.

FEES AND LOGISTICS

Tuition Fee 

2,400 EUR – also includes daily on-site catering with lunch and coffee breaks, one networking dinner, the programme certificate and a daily shuttle service between the designated hotel and IACA.

Accommodation and Travel Costs

Participants are responsible for their own travel and accommodation arrangements and any associated costs.

A limited amount of rooms will be pre-booked at hotels in various categories in Vienna as well as areas in close proximity to the Academy.

Visa

Participants requiring a visa for Austria are responsible for their own visa arrangements and any associated costs.

Insurance

Participants are responsible for their own medical insurance and covering any associated costs.

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The fourth Anti-Corruption in Local Governance Training took place from 10 to 14 July 2017. For the full news story, please click here.

The third Anti-Corruption in Local Governance Training took place from 11 to 15 July 2016. For the full news story, please click here.

The second Anti-Corruption in Local Governance Training took place from 13 to 17 July 2015. For the full news story, please click here.

The first Anti-Corruption in Local Governance Training took place from 14 to 18 July 2014. For the full news story, please click here.