Programmes

Programmes

Anti-Corruption Capacity Enhancement & Institution building Programme

The purpose of the Programme is to enhance the capacities of specialised anti-corruption bodies, auditors and audit institutions, judicial institutions, and law enforcement agents, to effectively respond to the challenge of corruption.

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1. Carrying out a knowledge / capacity gap assessment targeting specialised anti-corruption bodies, auditors and audit institutions, judicial institutions, and law enforcement agents, on their effectiveness respond to the challenge of corruption
2. Undertaking Trainings in selected SADC Member States

Anti-corruption institutional, policy and law reform Programme

The purpose of the Programme is to support national, regional and international efforts towards the formulation, implementation, adherence and coordination of anti-corruption treaties, laws, policies and action plans.

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1. Assessment and report on existing anti-corruption institutions, laws and policies in SADC Member States
2. Convening and facilitating a Regional Anti-Corruption Conference or Indaba to share good practices on anti-corruption institutions, laws, policies and legal precedents
3. Technical support to governments and other stakeholders to coordinate, formulate and implement national anti-corruption action plans
4. Lobbying for the setting up of special Commissions to deal with economic crimes such as corruption, asset stripping and debts
5. Advocacy for the revival of the SADC Tribunal, whose renewed mandate should include handling Corruption Cases
6. Collaborating with like minded organisations in Southern Africa to engage their Parliaments and other stakeholders to come up with laws protecting anti-corruption whistle-blowers
7. Engaging parliamentarians, JSCs, Ministries of Justice and other stakeholders to consider the setting up of specialized anti-corruption courts
8. Giving technical support to SMEs, CSOs and other stakeholders to formulate, endorse and enforce internal anti-corruption policies

Access to Justice Programme

The purpose of the Programme is to improve access to justice to victims of corruption, targeting marginalised communities, especially women, youths, the disabled and those living with HIV and AIDS.

Ref Planned Activities until December 2023
1. Developing a case work policy for the organisation
2. Giving anti-corruption advice and referral services to victims, and witnesses of corruption
3. Monitoring and reporting on court corruption proceedings
4. Public interest anti-corruption litigation intending to set judicial precedents

Community, civil society and business sector empowerment Programme

The purpose of the Programme is toenhance the capacities of communities, media and civil society organisations to effectively contribute to dialogue on strengthening the development and implementation of anti-corruption institutions, laws and policiesfor eradication of poverty and inequality

Ref Planned Activities until December 2023
1. Conducting community anti-corruption trainings to empower communities to contribute to policy dialogue on strengthening anti-corruption institutions, laws and policies and to desist from corruption activities
2. Conducting training of traditional leaders on anti-corruption
3. Conducting anti-corruption trainings for the media
4. Training the youth and Setting up volunteer schools’ anti-corruption clubs
5. Training SMEs against corruption

National, Regional and International Cooperation Programme

The purpose of the programme is to strengthen national, regional and international cooperation on criminal, civil and administrative matters relating to corruption in line with regional, continental and international anti-corruption treaties.

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1. Strengthening networks for national, regional and international cooperation
2. Documenting, reporting and dissemination of anti-corruption good practices relating to international cooperation on matters relating to corruption
3. Conducting trainings seeking to strengthen state and non-state actors on national, regional international cooperation on matters relating to corruption
4. Identifying stolen assets and facilitating the recovery thereof
5. Providing legal and other services to state and non-state actors on related matters

Research, monitoring, evaluation, learning and information Programme

The purpose of the Programme is to contribute to anti-corruption knowledge generation, codification and advocacy for improved efficiency, effectiveness and impact of anti-corruption efforts.

Ref Planned Activities until December 2023
1. Conducting an assessment of the nature and extent of corruption and institutional capabilities and responses to curb it in selected SADC Member States
2. Conducting UNCAC CSO Review for Zimbabwe, Namibia, South Africa, Botswana and Tanzania in collaboration with other anti-corruption CSOs
3. Undertaking research on illicit financial flows in key sectors such as the mining sector
4. Monitoring, reporting and advocacy on the signing, ratification and domestication of major anti-corruption instruments or treaties by SADC Member States
5. Documenting high profile corruption cases, and advocacy against impunity
6. Simplifying and disseminating important anti-corruption treaties, policies and laws
7. Producing and disseminating annual state of corruption reports
8. Conducting sector specific researches on corruption, such as in the mining, health, education, sectors etc
9. Conducting service delivery surveys targeting sectors of interest

Programmes