Call for Applications: Workshop on UNCAC & its Review Mechanism in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
The engagement of civil society in the fight against corruption is crucial in preventing and combating this global plague. This application form targets Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and relevant stakeholders working on good governance and transparency that wish to be trained on UNCAC and its review mechanism. Four days of this workshop will provide participants with substantive expertise on UNCAC provisions, enabling them to contribute to the review alongside governments and other relevant stakeholders. The final day of the workshop will be dedicated to CSOs engagement with the private sector on anti-corruption and good governance.
CSOs are defined as not-for-profit organizations including Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), community groups, trade unions, indigenous groups, charitable organizations, faith-based organizations, professional associations and foundations. Business is not included in this category.
The mandatory requirements for eligibility are the following:
- Only Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) based in the Southeast European Region can apply (focus on Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Moldova, Montenegro, Republic of Macedonia and Serbia).
- CSOs are defined as not-for-profit organizations including Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), community groups, trade unions, indigenous groups, charitable organizations, faith-based organizations, professional associations and foundations. Business is not included in this category.
- Only one representative per organization can apply.
Priority will be given to:
- Organizations and representatives having experience in conducting monitoring, legal analysis, drafting reports, working with the private sector, advocacy, and the organization’s potential to make useful contributions to the review process and follow-up activities;
- Representatives having a good knowledge of English;
- Other elements such as geographical balance across the continent, diverse ideological and professional backgrounds; gender, ethnic and social diversity will also be considered in the final selection of participants.
Please note that only one representative per organization will receive funding. Exceptions may be made on a case by case basis. If your organization corresponds to these criteria and requires financial support to develop knowledge and skills to actively work with governments and the private sector on anti-corruption activities, we invite you to fill in this application form/
N.B. Selected participants will only be reimbursed amounts determined by the United Nations. Expenses beyond these amounts will be the sole responsibility of the participant.
Fill in the below Application Form and sent it along with the CV of the person who would be attending the training to [email protected] before the 21 June 2017. Kindly note that only complete applications with both documents received before 21 June 2017 will be eligible.
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