DSC 0235 editAnti-corruption and compliance professionals from all five Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Member States gathered at IACA’s Laxenburg campus last week for a three-day training programme. Co-sponsored by the Russian Federation, the tailor-made training was designed to strengthen regional capacities to fight corruption.

IMG 8654Twenty-five participants from diverse backgrounds in the public and private sectors, academia, civil society, and international organizations attended sessions delivered by expert lecturers. They discussed topics including anti-money laundering and combating the financing of terrorism, corruption risk assessment, whistle-blower protection, and conflict of interest management, among others.

Participants also made a study visit to Vienna International Centre where they were given a tour and attended a special lecture at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

DSC 0748 editThis was the third such training developed by IACA for professionals from EAEU countries. Participants hailed from Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and the Russian Federation.

Tailor-made trainings are IACA’s customized programmes for specific organizations, corporations, or institutions, addressing the unique challenges that each one faces in preventing and fighting corruption.

For more information on the Academy’s tailor-made training programmes, click here.