IACA Regional Summer Academy – South and East Asia is an eight-day interdisciplinary programme for professionals seeking to enhance their anti-corruption work in this part of the world. This is the fifth in the series of regional programmes modelled after IACA’s successful annual Summer Academy and is designed to address region-specific topics relevant to anti-corruption and compliance professionals.

The Regional Summer Academy - South and East Asia will be held in Seoul, Republic of Korea from 30 August to 6 September, and aims to bring together participants from 14 countries and areas, and enable the exchange of knowledge, experience, and good practices in the region.  A combination of theory with real-world case studies delivered by the internationally renowned professors and practitioners will provide fresh insights into regional anti-corruption issues. The Regional Summer Academy - South and East Asia is co-sponsored by the Siemens Integrity Initiative.

A detailed programme and lecturers will be available soon.

Regulations for the application, admission, and participation in the IACA Regional Summer Academy – South and East Asia

Code of Conduct for IACA’s Programmes and Activities

Programme -draft 

Target Group

Professionals from countries and areas in South and East Asia with a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in the public or private sector, international or non-governmental organizations, as well as media representatives, and researchers in areas related to anti-corruption and/or compliance. Alternatively a level of junior engagement demonstrating the applicant’s potential.

Countries and Areas Nationals of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China (including Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Macao Special Administrative Region), Democratic People's Republic of Korea, India, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Japan, Maldives, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Republic of Korea and Sri Lanka are eligible to apply. 
Duration 30 August – 6 September 2019
Application Deadline

28 July 2019

Language of Instruction English (with simultaneous interpretation to Chinese and Korean languages)
Certificate Awarded Certificate of Attendance
Tuition Fee

250 EUR

Please see the "Fees and Logistics" section below for more details.

Discounts Not available
Apply & Contact

In order to apply please send an email to summeracademySEA@iaca.int attaching the following documents; IACA application form (download and fill in); CV, proof of language proficiency for English, Chinese or Korean, copy of passport, professional photo, professional references (optional) and motivation letter for scholarship/tuition fee waiver applicants. Applications must be in English.

 

Please note that by submitting your application to IACA, you are accepting the regulations for the application, admission and participation in the Regional Summer Academy – South and East Asia.

 

 

IACA Regional Summer Academy – South and East Asia is an interdisciplinary programme that promotes a deeper understanding of corruption, prepares participants to better address challenges and promote best practices, and offers frameworks for durable anti-corruption and compliance strategies.

Internationally renowned professors and practitioners combine theory with real-world case studies, providing fresh insights on regional issues and challenges.

The programme consists of lectures, a roundtable, an excursion, and a teambuilding exercise.

 

The detailed programme including confirmed lecturers will be published soon, and the training will cover the following anti-corruption related themes:

  • Economics
  • Enforcement / Prevention
  • Ethics
  • Integrity and Compliance
  • Law
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Regional issues and case studies

IACA’s Regional Summer Academies bring leading experts from within the region and globally to cover the various interdisciplinary topics of the programme. You may read more about the previous lecturers of Regional Summer Academies including the programme here.

 

Admission Requirements

  • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience, or alternatively a level of junior engagement demonstrating the applicant’s potential
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English, Chinese or Korean
  • Citizen of a country in one of the UN South and East Asia geographical sub-regions are eligible to participate in the training

Participants will be selected taking into account their professional and academic experience.

The application period will run until 21 July 2019. To apply please send an email to summeracademySEA@iaca.int, attaching the following files:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A completed IACA application form
  • Copy of valid passport
  • Proof of English, Chinese or Korean language proficiency
  • Professional photo
  • Professional references (optional).

 

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee is 250 EUR and covers the costs for the training, including a welcome opening dinner, social event, accommodation for eight nights, meals, and refreshments.

Travel and Accommodation

Accommodation will be arranged by IACA and is covered by the tuition fee.

Participants are responsible for their own flight arrangements to Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Insurance

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

Visa

Participants requiring a visa for the Republic of Korea are responsible for their own visa arrangements and any associated costs.

 

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For the full story, click here. The programme is available below.

pdfProgramme – East and Southeast Asia

Some 55 professionals from 14 countries in the Middle East region joined IACA’s third Regional Summer Academy – Middle East. The programme, which was is co-organized by the Kuwait Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha), was held in Kuwait City, Kuwait, and took place from 9 to 14 December 2017.

For the full story, click here. The programme is available below.

pdfProgramme – Middle East

IACA’s second Regional Summer Academy – Eastern Africa - attracted 60 professionals from the East Africa region and Burkina Faso. The programme took place from 3 to 9 September 2016 in Kampala, Uganda and was funded by the Austrian Development Cooperation in cooperation with IACA.

For the full story, click here. The programme is available below.

pdfProgramme - Eastern Africa

IACA’s first Regional Summer Academy – Latin America – brought together Spanish-speaking anti-corruption and compliance professionals from ten countries in the region.

The programme took place from 21 to 27 November 2015 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, co-sponsored by the Siemens Integrity Initiative.

For the full story, click here. The programme is available below.

pdfProgramme - Latin America