The Anti-Corruption in Local Governance Training is a five-day programme focusing on corruption in local governance and municipal administration. It provides participants with an in-depth understanding of the various types and mechanisms of corruption in local governance and enhances their capacity to develop measures for strengthening local integrity systems.

Target Group Local politicians, regional government administrators, municipal leaders, anti-corruption agencies’ professionals, experts from ombudsman offices and local anti-corruption organizations as well as governance specialists from development organizations.
Duration 10 - 14 July 2017
Language of Instruction English
Application Deadline 7 Apr 2017
 
Certificate Awarded Certificate of Attendance
Tuition Fee 2,400 EUR including daily shuttle service between IACA and the pre-booked hotel, on-site catering with lunch, coffee breaks, as well as a dinner in Vienna.
Scholarships A limited number of scholarships are available. For detailed information, see the Fees & Logistics tab below.
Accommodation Participants are responsible for their own accommodation. A limited amount of rooms will be pre-booked at hotels close to IACA and in Vienna.

OVERVIEW

Course Topics
  • Types, risks, and consequences of corruption at the local level
  • Transparency, accountability, and public participation at the local level
  • Strategies to develop and implement local integrity systems
  • Curbing corruption in public procurement and licensing
  • Leadership responsibility in addressing corruption
  • Integrity incentives in public administration

Lecturers

The programme is taught by leading international academics and practitioners in the field. Previous lecturers include:

  • Ronald MacLean-Abaroa, former mayor of La Paz (Bolivia), Harvard University, World Bank (confirmed for 2017)
  • Ana Vasilache, International consultant and local government anti-corruption expert (confirmed for 2017)
  • Jeroen Maesschalck, Leuven Institute of Criminology, KU Leuven (confirmed for 2017)
  • Robert Klitgaard, Claremont Graduate University

ADMISSION

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum of three years of relevant work experience in local governance
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English

Participants will be selected based on their education and professional experience. IACA is committed to promoting diversity and strives to attract participants from various regional backgrounds.

Admission Process

The online application form will be made available here.

Applicants will have to attach the following files to their application form:

FEES AND LOGISTICS

Tuition Fee

2,400 EUR including daily shuttle service between IACA and the pre-booked hotel, on-site catering with lunch, coffee breaks, as well as a dinner in Vienna.

Scholarships

A limited number of scholarships are available to citizens of Least Developed Countries (LDC), as defined by the United Nations.

If you are an applicant from an LDC and wish to compete for a scholarship, check the appropriate box in the application form.

For more information, please write to localgovernance@iaca.int.

Accommodation and Travel Costs

Participants are responsible for their own travel and accommodation arrangements and any associated costs. A limited amount of rooms will be pre-booked at hotels in various categories in Vienna as well as areas in close proximity to the Academy.

Visa

Participants requiring a visa for Austria are responsible for their own visa arrangements and any associated costs.

PREVIOUS TRAININGS


The third Anti-Corruption in Local Governance Training took place from 11 to 15 July 2016. For the full news story, please click here.

The second Anti-Corruption in Local Governance Training took place from 13 to 17 July 2015. For the full news story, please click here.

The first Anti-Corruption in Local Governance Training took place from 14 to 18 July 2014. For the full news story, please click here.