Official title of the project

Illustrated Glossary of Corruption

Sectors

Project information

Subtitle
CIVIL SOCIETY FACILITY PROGRAMME 2011 Theme 1: Strengthening the Rule of Law
Website
Region / City
Cities
Belgrade
Total budget of programme / project

129,973 EUR

Implementation period
2012. Nov - 2014. May
Expected results
  • Professional capacities of local journalists built for investigating and reporting on corruption;
  • The role of media in prevention and fight against corruption strengthened and their independent and continuous dealing with this problem stimulated;
  • Cooperation between civil society, media and relevant bodies dealing with anti-corruption;
  • Main recommendations created for fight against corruption at the final round table event of the project;
  • Contribution made to raising public awareness and knowledge on corruption, its forms and mechanisms for preventing and fighting it;
  • Transparency, openness and accountability of public administration, public services and holders of public office.

Summary of the project

The project aims to contribute to more effective fight against corruption by active involvement of citizens and media. This is achieved by building capacities of both the media and citizens through improving their knowledge, stimulating investigative reporting and monitoring/evaluation of the work of public officials and through building cooperation between relevant actors, thus influencing responsible conduct of public office holders.

Programme/Project objectives

Overall objective of the project is to steer more effective prevention and fight against corruption by active involvement of citizens and media in this process.

Specific objectives

  • To contribute to raising public awareness and knowledge on corruption, its forms and mechanisms for preventing and fighting it;
  • To build capacity of media for investigating and reporting on corruption;
  • To influence transparency, openness and accountability of public administration, public services and holders of public office;
  • To strengthen the role of media in prevention and fight against corruption and to stimulate them to step up in their independent and continuous dealing with this problem; and
  • To contribute to building of cooperation between civil society, media and relevant bodies dealing with anti-corruption, in prevention and fight against corruption.