The Ukrainian chapter of the international anti-corruption organization Transparency International is holding a two-day seminar “Corruption and Fighting It: Regional Dimension” in Lviv on May 21st and 22nd. 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. 
The seminar is an excellent opportunity to learn from specialists who have significant experience conducting anti-corruption campaigns at the local level. 
The training consists of the following: 

  • The cost of corruption at the regional level: economic and social aspects; 
  • Legal tools to fight corruption – how to use them; 
  • The role of society in fighting corruption: how to prevent acts of corruption; 
  • Corruption at the local level: monitoring the allocation of budget funds and analyzing the execution of performed work;
  • 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, public activists and people interested in fighting corruption at the local level are welcome to attend the event. Those willing to participate must register before 11am, May 18th, 2018 at http://bit.ly/2KL8V5d  
This event will be held at Hotel Taurus, 5 Kn. Sviatoslava Sq., Lviv.  
The participation is free. The co-ordinators provide food and handouts. Travel and accommodation expenses are not reimbursed. You will be informed about being selected for the seminar after registration. If you have questions concerning the event, please contact TI Ukraine’s regional coordinator Halyna Skalska skalska@ti-ukraine.org 
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 www.ti-ukraine.org