Announcement | Corruption and Fighting It: Regional Dimension. Training in Sumy

The Ukrainian chapter of the international anti-corruption organization Transparency International conducts a two-day training “Corruption and Fighting It: Regional Dimension” in Sumy on March 19-20. At the event, the participants will find out more on how to prevent acts of corruption at the local level and how to find support in other non-governmental and international organizations.

The training is a great opportunity to get answers for questions that interest you from experts with successful experience of conducting anti-corruption campaigns in the regions.

The training consists of the following parts:

  • The cost of corruption on the regional level: economical and social aspects;
  • Legal tools for fighting corruption – how to use them;
  • The role of society in fighting corruption: how to prevent acts of corruption;
  • Corruption at the local level: monitoring of allocation of budget funds and analysis of completed works;
  • Anti-corruption coalitions: how to get support at the regional level from international and non-governmental organizations.

The number of participants is limited. The representatives of regional non-governmental organizations of Sumy and the region, public activists and people interested in the subject of fighting corruption at the local level are welcome to attend the event. Those willing to participate must register before 11:00 AM March 17, 2018 at

The event will place on March 19-20, 2018 in Reikartz Hotel at the address: Sumy, 1 Voskresenska Street.

The participation is free. The organizers provide food and handouts. You will be informed about being selected for the seminar after the registration. If you have questions concerning the event, please turn to TI Ukraine’s regional coordinator Halyna Skalska

This training is conducted by Transparency International Ukraine with the support of the American nation, provided through U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) as a part of the project “Support to Anti-Corruption Champion Institutions (SACCI) Program in Ukraine.” Any specific ideas expressed at the event and in the handouts and publications are the sole responsibility of the organizers and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the U.S. Government.

For reference

Transparency International Ukraine is a national chapter of Transparency International, an anti-corruption NGO which has more than 90 national chapters and works in more than 100 countries. TI Ukraine’s mission is to limit the increase of corruption in Ukraine by promoting transparency, accountability, and integrity in both the public authorities and civil society. You can learn more about the organization’s activity on the website