The Ukrainian chapter of the global anti-corruption organization Transparency International is holding a two-day seminar “Corruption and Countermeasures: Regional Dimension” in Odesa on August 30th and 31st. During this event, the participants will learn how to prevent acts of corruption at the local level and how to find support both among domestic and international NGOs.

This workshop is an excellent opportunity to learn from specialists who have a successful experience in leading anti-corruption campaigns at the local level. The workshop program consists of the following parts:

  • The cost of corruption in regional terms: economic and social aspects
  • Legal tools to fight corruption: practical aspects
  • The role of society in fighting corruption: how to prevent acts of corruption
  • Corruption at the local level: monitoring of budget fund allocation and analyzing the execution of performed activities
  • Anti-corruption coalitions:  how to get support at the regional level from international and non-governmental organizations

The number of participants is limited. Representatives of regional non-governmental organizations, public activists and people interested in fighting corruption at the local level are welcome to attend the event. Those willing to participate have to register before 03:00 pm, August 27, 2018, at  

The participation is free of charge. The coordinators provide food and handouts. You will be informed about being selected for the workshop after registration additionally. If you have any questions concerning the event, please contact TI Ukraine’s regional coordinator Halyna Skalska at [email protected].

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.

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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 www.ti–