Category Archives: CERC Weekly

CERC plans to launch “Integrity Idol”, a nationwide campaign run by citizens in search for honest government officials. 

CERC plans to launch “Integrity Idol”, a nationwide campaign run by citizens in search for honest government officials. 

Integrity Idol is a global campaign that started in Nepal in 2014, then reached Liberia in 2015, Pakistan and Mali in 2016 and has now plan to set its foot in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). As the name suggests, this campaign is an initiative taken to recognize and honor those civil servants of the Democratic Republic of the Congo who have been working with integrity and veracity. This campaign aims to generate

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CERC staff members participated in Community Integrity Building Training of Trainers in Tanzania

CERC staff members participated in Community Integrity Building Training of Trainers in Tanzania

5 CERC staff members had taken part in  Community Integrity Building’s Training of Trainers Program  in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania from November 27 – December 1st 2017. During the time spent together with our donor Integrity Action in Dar es Salaam participants got to try out the new version of DevelopmentCheck and practice entering monitoring data. We have also spent some time planning an advocacy campaign to help raise awareness of the merits of Integrity in the DRC.

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Integrity Clubs launched in 20 secondary schools in South Kivu

Integrity Clubs launched in 20 secondary schools in South Kivu

Le Centre de Recherche sur Anti-Corruption “CERC” has launched 20 Integrity Clubs in secondary schools in Uvira territory in the South-Kivu Province. This effort forms part of the activities under the “Student acting for Honesty, Integrity and Equality (SHINE) Project funded by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD) and the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) through Integrity Action and its being implemented in 5 countries, including DRC, Nepal, Occupied Territory of Palestine, Afghanistan and

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CERC staff members trained in Community Integrity Building

CERC staff members trained in Community Integrity Building

5 CERC staff members had taken part in  Community Integrity Building’s Training of Trainers Program  in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania from November 27 – December 1st 2017. During the time spent together with our donor Integrity Action in Dar es Salaam participants got to try out the new version of DevelopmentCheck and practice entering monitoring data. We have also spent some time planning an advocacy campaign to help raise awareness of the merits of Integrity in the DRC.

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DEALING WITH CORRUPTION IN YOUR NGO

DEALING WITH CORRUPTION IN YOUR NGO

Transparency is key for development organisations but how do you talk about corruption and complaints without risking your reputation? NGOs are no more immune to corruption than companies in other sectors but for development organisations it can be especially harmful and have a knock-on effect on reputation, funding and donations. It’s a significant issue; an estimated $17.1bn (£10bn) was spent on humanitarian work in 2011 and without proper strategies in place, accountability can be difficult.

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