DSC 0125IACA’s International Senior Advisory Board gathered in Laxenburg last week to discuss current initiatives at the organization and provide input on a range of matters related to future programmes and activities.

During its deliberations on 6 and 7 December, the Board received updates on recent developments at IACA, including the sixth session of the Assembly of Parties and the organization’s new Work Programme 2017 – 2020 adopted during that meeting.

Board members were also briefed on IACA’s current and upcoming programmes including the new International Master in Anti-Corruption Compliance and Collective Action, the IACA Regional Summer Academy – Middle East, and numerous tailor-made trainings, as well as IACA’s fast-growing alumni network of anti-corruption and compliance professionals in 153 countries and jurisdictions.

In addition, Mr. Michael Hershman, the Chairperson of the ISAB and co-founder of Transparency International, was the guest of honour at the graduation ceremony for IACA’s 2015 – 2017 Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS) class last Thursday.

The ISAB serves as an advisory organ to the Academy, reflecting on its activities and offering observations and advice on how the highest standards can be met and maintained. The Board currently consists of 13 eminent personalities with outstanding credentials from a wide variety of backgrounds.