Regional Alumni Conference Africa 2024

The event is supported by the Siemens Integrity Initiative, Golden Stretch Funding Round

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6 - 10 May 2024


15 March 2024

Application deadline for scholarship and speaker opportunity: 20 Feb 2024

Training Fee

60 USD




The IACA alumni association includes over 5.100 former students and participants from our academic degrees, open, and tailor-made trainings. They come from 168 countries and jurisdictions around the world. The Regional Alumni Conference Africa will bring together alumni from Africa for the conference. The Regional Alumni Conference is modelled after the global annual Alumni Reunions held at IACA Campus, and it will be the third Regional Alumni Conference after the Regional Alumni Conferences in Asia and Latin America.


  1. Enhance networking, strengthen collaboration, and take stock of alumni activities and achievements in the region.

  2. Equip alumni with new knowledge, skills, and tools to address regional anti-corruption challenges.

  3. Address regional anti-corruption challenges, exchange good practices, and promote the implementation of anti-corruption and collective cction initiatives in the region and enhance impact.

In addition to the exciting and intense conference programme, which comprises of practical and lab format sessions and roundtable discussions delivered by our esteemed speakers and members of the alumni community, the agenda will also entail welcome and farewell dinners and many other opportunities to enhance networking and collaboration as well as exchange good practice among alumni. 


The Regional Alumni conference presents an opportunity for IACA Alumni to explore anti-corruption and compliance challenges from a regional and sectorial perspectives such as business, health, infrastructure and extractive industries. During the conference the alumni will explore Collective Action, new technologies, compliance and  legal frameworks for preventing and mitigating corruption challenges.  

The detailed programme including confirmed lecturers will be published soon, and the conference will cover the following related themes:

  • Anti-Corruption and Compliance: Regional & Sectorial Perspectives

  • Collective Action for Corruption Prevention

  • Tackling Illicit Financial Flows in Africa

  • Compliance in the Business Sector


The following activities are foreseen:

  • Lectures

  • Roundtable discussion

  • Alumni presentation sessions

  • Welcome dinner

  • Farewell dinner


  • a deeper understanding of the intricacies of corruption globally and in the region
  • enhanced skill sets to address regional anti-corruption and compliance challenges
  • increased awareness of anti-corruption and Collective Action initiatives in the region
  • exposure to the latest trends presented by leading global experts
  • the opportunity to exchange experiences and develop a strong network.


Scholarship and Speaker Opportunity

IACA offers a limited number of partial scholarships funded by the Siemens Integrity Initiative, that covers travel/ flight, for IACA Alumni from any country in Africa. In order to be eligible for the scholarship, IACA invites the alumni from the region to submit summaries of anti-corruption compliance and Collective Action initiatives they are involved in or have initiated and are implementing. Examples of initiatives include, policy and institutional reforms, educational activities, implementation of good practices and/or setting up collective action initiatives. Selected alumni will present their initiatives during a Laboratory session and will receive feedback from peers.

The summary report should describe:

  • Name of initiative/project/activity/undertaking

  • Description of the initiative:  Describe general aspects such as country; field/sector; organization/company/institution; area of the initiative/project, e.g., transparency, compliance standards, corruption prevention.

  • Corruption problem (being) addressed and objectives: Describe the Corruption problem that the initiative/project addresses and the specific objectives to tackle corruption.

  • Stakeholders of the initiative: List the stakeholders and their roles - identify who are the main actors involved in the initiative/project, specify the incentives for each stakeholder group

  • Strategy and implementation: Describe the activities, methods, and/or tools applied or are being used

  • Results / Impact / what has changed, if possible, include links, publications, or any other material about your initiative.

  • Sustainability: Detail how you are addressing sustainability of the initiative

  • Final remarks (including policy implications, lessons learned, replicability, etc.)

The summary must not exceed 750 words and must be submitted in word format. Photos may be included to illustrate your topic; however, please make sure you hold the respective rights to further use and publish such photos. Alumni with selected summaries will be offered a travel scholarship that covers flight expenses. Selected summaries may be published at the discretion of IACA. The four most outstanding proposals will also be selected for the lab session group presentation during the Alumni Conference.

IACA encourages submissions even from alumni from the region who may not be requesting for scholarships. Such candidates may directly submit their summary report to

Regional Alumni

Target Group

IACA alumni from any country in the Africa region.


Nairobi, Kenya

Delivery Format

The alumni conference is foreseen to be delivered in person and to include lectures, social events, alumni presentation sessions, and a round-table discussion.


Please proceed with payment only after confirmation by IACA.

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Admission requirements

  • IACA Alumni from Africa are encouraged to apply.

  • Hold a passport of one of the eligible countries.

IACA is committed to promoting diversity and strives to attract participants from various backgrounds.

* Please note that applications from non-IACA Alumni will not be considered.

Admission Documents

  • Completed application form

  • Summary of initiative or project report (for scholarship applicants)

  • Copy of a valid passport

  • Professional photo.


Admission will be on a rolling basis. Even though IACA would prefer to have all its alumni in the region participating in this event, we have limited seats available. Should there be a high demand expressed from the regional alumni network, IACA may conduct a selection process to ensure balance according to sectors, gender, and countries. Selected candidates will be notified at the earliest convenience to facilitate travel arrangements.

Fees and Logistics

Training fee: 60 USD – tuition fee, accommodation, meals, and coffee breaks as described in the programme. All participants including partial scholarship recipients are required to pay the training fee

Insurance: Participants are responsible for their insurance and covering any other associated costs.

Visa: Participants are responsible for their visa arrangements and any other associated costs. IACA will provide Visa support letter upon request

Travel: Participants are responsible for their own travel arrangements.

The Regional Alumni Conference Africa 2024 is supported by the Siemens Integrity Initiative, Third Funding Round.


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Laxenburg/Vienna, Austria  |  T: +43 2236 710 718 101

© 2023 IACA. Developed by IACA.