Dear partners, I’d like to tell you a bit more about the Anti-Corruption Research Center (CERC) and an exciting new opportunity we have been given. CERC works in Eastern Congo providing provide intensive anti-corruption training to young people. Since we were founded in April 2017, we have trained over 70 young people in anti-corruption strategies. For example, just in may 2017 we have trained 25 youth monitors in South-Kivu and enable them to
Le Centre de Research sur Anti-Corruption “CERC” has formed Integrity Clubs in some selected basic schools in the Uvira City in the South-Kivu Province. This effort forms part of the activities under the “Student acting for Honesty, Integrity and Equality (SHINE) Project funded by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) through Integrity Action and its being implemented in 5 countries, including DRC, Nepal, Occupied Territory of Palestine, Afghanistan and Kenya..
A toxic combination of corruption and mismanagement in Democratic Republic of Congo’s revenues agencies and state mining companies is leaching a fifth of all mining revenues away from the state budget, Global Witness reveals today. Its report ‘Regime Cash Machine’ shows that at least $750 million went missing over three years – money that should have been used on vital public services for the Congolese people. The findings come at a
On Saturday, 15 July, CERC organized a training course on anti-corruption strategies and on Community Integrity Building benefiting 25 youth. The workshop was aimed to provide youth, civil society organizations and academic institutions in Uvira with strategies and tools to fight against corruption. In the first part of the seminar, the phenomenon of corruption was explained on the basis of different definitions and the importance of anti-corruption measures was discussed. The participants
Overview Increasingly, programs for building community integrity must engaging both women and men to affect attitudes change. Findings from different research and study are underscoring the need to engage both sexes together, since their joint involvement facilitates key changes in related gender roles and inequalities (Heise, 2011, Michau et al., 2015, Jewkwa wr al., 2015, Greene and Levack, 2010). However, there is little formal evidence on the effectiveness of mixed-sex approaches,
Integrity Idol is a global campaign that started in Nepal in 2014, then reached Liberia in 2015, Pakistan and Mali in 2016 and has now plan to set its foot in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). As the name suggests, this campaign is an initiative taken to recognize and honor those civil servants of the Democratic Republic of the Congo who have been working with integrity and veracity. This