The IACA Regional Summer Academy - Middle East is a six-day programme for professionals seeking to sharpen their anti-corruption work in this part of the world. After Latin America in 2015 and Eastern Africa in 2016, this is the third in the series of regional programmes based on IACA’s successful annual Summer Academy.

pdfIACA Regional Summer Academy - Middle East brochure

The interdisciplinary programme will give participants the opportunity to learn with leading regional and international professors and practitioners, share experiences and network with peers from across the region, develop durable anti-corruption and compliance strategies, and apply this knowledge to their daily work. They will also join IACA's alumni network of professionals in about 150 countries.

The IACA Regional Summer Academy - Middle East will take place in Kuwait City from 9 to 14 December 2017 and is co-organized by the Kuwait Anti-Corruption Authority (Nazaha).

Applicants must be citizens or residents of one of the following: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen; and the State of Palestine.

Duration 9 to 14 December 2017 (six days)
Location Kuwait City
Tuition Fee

2,000 EUR

IACA is offering discounts on the fee. Please see the "Fees and Logistics" section below for details.

Application Deadline 31 October 2017
Language of Instruction English with interpretation into Arabic. English-language reading materials will not be translated.
Certificate Awarded Certificate of Attendance
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The IACA Regional Summer Academy – Middle East is an interdisciplinary programme that promotes a deeper understanding of corruption, prepares participants to better assess challenges and 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 into regional anti-corruption and compliance issues.

Previous lecturers at IACA Regional Summer Academies include, among others:

  • Robert Klitgaard, Professor at Claremont Graduate University, USA. He lectured during the IACA Regional Summer Academies in Latin America and Eastern Africa on good governance, political will, and the economy of corruption.
  • Ronald MacLean-Abaroa, former mayor of La Paz, Bolivia, lectured at the IACA Regional Summer Academy - Latin America on anti-corruption in local government.
  • Anna Bossman, Director of Integrity and Anti-Corruption at the African Development Bank, lectured during the IACA Regional Summer Academy - Eastern Africa about institutional integrity.
  • Luis Moreno Ocampo, former Chief Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court, lectured during the IACA Regional Summer Academy - Latin America on combating corruption and prosecuting human rights abuses.

 

Application deadline: 31 October 2017

Admission requirements:

  • Minimum of five years of relevant work experience, or alternatively a level of junior engagement demonstrating the applicant's potential
  • Citizen or resident of one of the following: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen; and the State of Palestine.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English

To apply, fill out the application form in English on our website and attach the following files:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Motivation letter
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Copy of valid passport

 

Tuition fee

2,000 EUR

10 % discount for participants from IACA’s Parties 1,800 EUR

15 % discount for (registered) IACA Alumni

1,700 EUR

20 % discount for participants from IACA’s Parties which contribute(d) financially to IACA’s general budget anytime between 1 January of the preceding calendar year and the day of the registration/application for the respective programme/activity.*

1,600 EUR

* Austria, Azerbaijan, Chile, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Mongolia, Romania, Russian Federation.

This discount scheme remains valid until revocation. It may be modified or superseded by later schemes at any time.

 

The tuition fee covers the costs for the training, including classroom materials, coffee breaks, lunches, and a gala dinner.

Travel and accommodation: The tuition fee does not cover costs of travel to Kuwait and accommodation costs. A number of rooms will be pre-booked at discounted rates at hotels near the venue. In addition, free shuttle services will be offered between these hotels and the venue.

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

Visa: Participants requiring a visa for Kuwait are responsible for their own visa arrangements and any associated costs.

 

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