Tailor-made Training for Representatives of the Office of the National Anti-Corruption Commission of the Kingdom of Thailand

Between 15 and 16 July IACA delivered an online tailor-made training for representatives of the Office of the National Anti-Corruption Commission of the Kingdom of Thailand. The training programme was virtually delivered by IACA with the objective of strengthening regional capacities in fighting corruption while focusing on international best practices and regional case studies.

Sessions were delivered by Dr. Katalin Pallai (independent policy expert, researcher and educator) and Tan Sri Abu Kassim bin Mohamed (former Chief Commissioner at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission; advisor to the government of Malaysia on Corruption, Integrity, and Governance; and Chairman of the National Financial Crime Centre). The programme was thematically focused on organizational integrity, ethical dilemma, and proactive investigation management.

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 about the Academy’s tailor-made training programmes, click here

Saudi Arabia contributes funds to IACA

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has transferred EUR 150,000(partly earmarked) to IACA as a voluntary contribution to the Academy’s budget for 2021.

Saudi Arabia has been a Party to IACA since 2013 and its greatly appreciated contribution will support the organization’s work in empowering anti-corruption and compliance professionals across the globe.

Voluntary contributions by Parties are mentioned as a core element of the organization’s financing under Article XI.(1).a of the IACA Agreement. Click here for further details.

Director-General of UN Office in Vienna visits IACA

On 3 August, Ms. Ghada Fathi Waly, Director-General of United Nations Office in Vienna and Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), visited IACA to discuss with the Dean and Executive Secretary of IACA , Mr. Thomas Stelzer, possible initiatives to foster closer cooperation between both organizations, particularly in relation to the implementation of the Political Declaration agreed at the UN General Assembly Special Session Against Corruption – UNGASS 2021. This Declaration  underlined the need to enhance the effectiveness of anti-corruption education and facilitate anti-corruption research and implement teaching and learning programmes with elements of integrity at all levels of education. In this context the declaration called on IACA to strengthen its cooperation with UNODC.

Ms. Waly was accompanied by Mr. John Brandolino, Director of the Division for Treaty Affairs; Mr. Giovanni Gallo, Chief of the Implementation Support Section, Corruption and Economic Crime Branch at the Division for Treaty Affairs; and Mr. Daniele Marchesi, Policy Coordination Officer at the Office of the Executive Director. 

Republic of Korea contributes funds to IACA

The Republic of Korea has transferred EUR 47,286 to IACA as a voluntary contribution to the Academy’s budget for 2021.

The Republic of Korea has been a Party to IACA since 2012 and its contribution is greatly appreciated as it supports the organization’s work in empowering anti-corruption and compliance professionals across the globe.

Voluntary contributions by Parties are mentioned as a core element of the organization’s financing under Article XI.(1).a of the IACA Agreement. Click here for further details.

Ambassador of Chile Presents Credentials

On 29 July 2021 H.E. Ms. Belén Constanza Sapag Muñoz de la Peña, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Republic of Chile to the International Organizations in Vienna, presented her credentials to Mr. Thomas Stelzer, Dean and Executive Secretary of the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA).

The Republic of Chile is a Party to the Agreement for the Establishment of IACA as an International Organization since September 2013.

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