Institutes

Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, Nepal (CIAA)

The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), is an apex constitutional body to curb corruption and its tentacles in the country. Interim constitution of Nepal 2007 has empowered CIAA to investigate and probe cases against the persons holding any public office and their associates who are indulged in the abuse of authority by way of corruption and/or improper conduct. CIAA is the distinctive anti-corruption agency in South-Asia, which plays the role of an ombudsman, investigator and prosecutor as well. It aims to crack down the corruption issues at a national level with system-based approach. It also focuses on detection and punishment of corrupt acts on the one hand and social, cultural and institutional reform on the other.


Basel Institute on Governance (BIG)

The  Basel  Institute on Governance features two divisions dealing with governance, with the Public Governance Division focusing on governance and corruption prevention in the public sector, and the Division for Corporate Governance and Compliance addressing corporate ethics and anti-bribery policy and practice. The recently established International Centre for Collective Action (ICCA) complements these activities by offering a platform for interaction between the two sectors. ICCA provides case examples and online publications on its website.


Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI)

CMI has developed a course module on corruption and corruption prevention in the petroleum sector. This is one of several course modules that has been offered by Petrad and the Norad's programme "Oil for Development" programme for officials from ministries of finance and energy, petroleum institutions, national banks, tax authorities, state auditors and special institutions of supervision and control, parliaments and judiciaries, civil society, media, and other stakeholders in developing/partner countries. This course module on corruption provides the participants with a basic understanding of the elements of corruption, its causes, forms and consequences, and provide a framework and practical tools to make reforms. It has a special focus on strategic partnerships and on developing countries with petroleum resources.


Global Infrastructure Anti-Corruption Centre (GIACC)

The Global Infrastructure Anti-Corruption Centre (GIACC) is an independent not-for-profit organisation which provides resources to assist in the understanding, identification and prevention of corruption in the infrastructure, construction and engineering sectors. GIACC provides free on-line information, advice, tools, and training on anti-corruption.

 

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