Africa: International Anti-Corruption Summer School for Students and Young People

International Anti-Corruption Summer School for Students and Young People of Africa: Applications Open

International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) are joining forces once again to organize an international anti-corruption summer school for students and young people from Africa.

The 7-day programme will seek to raise awareness among students and young people of the values and principles of integrity, ethics, and anti-corruption. Summer School is designed for young individuals that want to become ethical agents of change in their environment and will equip them with knowledge on how to identify, resist, and prevent corruption. The programme will offer insights into both theoretical and practical knowledge on what corruption is and what are its harmful impacts on the society.

This edition of the International Anti-Corruption Summer School is open to applicants who are 18 – 29 years old, and are nationals of any of the 33 Least Developed Countries in Africa. Number of places in the programme is limited, and participants will be selected based on their language ability, educational background, personal interest in the topic, and motivation.

International Anti-Corruption Summer School – Africa will be delivered online, in an interactive manner and will include seven substantive topics. The training sessions will be delivered by internationally renowned professors or practitioners, sharing their knowledge and experience in the field of anti-corruption, and enriching the classes with practical examples, thus providing a unique insight of the sessions’ topics.

Upon successful completion, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion of the programme from IACA and UNODC.

The International Anti-Corruption Summer School – Africa will be conducted in the English language. Participation is free of charge. The programme is financially supported by the Republic of Austria.

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