- October 2, 2023
- Posted by: Denis Grbo
- Categories: RAI News, SEE News
On September 28, 2023, the RAI Secretariat and R2G4P members came together to host an online webinar titled “Mainstreaming Systematic Corruption Risk Assessments in Southeastern Europe (SEE).” This virtual event, which drew around 50 participants from both the region and around the world, served as a platform for lively discussions and the exchange of valuable insights regarding Corruption Risk Assessments (CRA) diagnostic tools established at various levels.
Corruption risk assessment stands as a crucial diagnostic instrument employed by public bodies. Its purpose is to identify and mitigate the pervasive and detrimental forms of corruption and conflicts of interest within institutional, sectoral, and local contexts. The webinar provided a unique opportunity for over 50 participants to delve into the key issues and challenges linked to the adoption of risk-based approaches. Moreover, it explored the importance of cultivating open, transparent, and dependable data sources to combat emerging systematic corruption threats.
Throughout the event, the esteemed panellists presented their perspectives on the roles played by regional, international, and civil society organizations. These entities are integral in crafting methodologies and diagnostic tools designed for monitoring and evaluating governments’ anti-corruption endeavors, all while adhering to international anti-corruption standards. Their collaborative efforts underscore the significance of cohesive networks in the ongoing fight against corruption.
In summary, the RAI Secretariat and R2G4P members orchestrated a truly engaging and informative webinar. By fostering dialogue among diverse stakeholders, it contributed to the advancement of anti-corruption initiatives and highlighted the importance of a unified front in the global battle against corruption.
The event was organized under the auspices of R2G4P project. The project, coordinated by the Center for the Study of Democracy, Bulgaria benefits from a €1.5 million grant from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Regional Cooperation. The aim of the project is to implement shared anti-corruption and good governance solutions in SEE through innovative practices and public-private partnerships.
- Event Agenda
Mr. Ioannis Foustanakis, Head, Directorate for Strategic Planning and Behavioral Analysis, National Transparency Authority, Greece
Ms. Julija Nikolovska, Head, Integrity Department, Customs Administration, Ministry of Finance
Mr. Milos Pavkovic, Researcher,CEP
Mr. Stanley Chio, Principal Corruption Prevention Officer of the Corruption Prevention Department of the Independent Commission Against Corruption
Mr. Radu Nicolae, RAI Anti-Corruption Expert, President, Syene Centre for Education, Bucharest
Ms. Tatiana Mostovei, Chief Inspector, Institutional Assessment Division, General Corruption Prevention Directorate, National Anticorruption Centre