The establishment of Timor-Leste’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is a positive indication of the Government’s commitment to strengthen accountability and combat corruption in the country. UNDP focuses on strengthening the institutional capacity of the ACC’s Department of Education, Campaign and Research and complements the efforts of cooperating partners focusing on capacity building and specialized training programmes for the ACC investigation staff.

Support to Anti-Corruption Initiatives in Timor-Leste

Project background

The establishment of Timor-Leste’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is a positive indication of the Government’s commitment to strengthen accountability and combat corruption in the country.  UNDP focuses on strengthening the institutional capacity of the ACC’s Department of Education, Campaign and Research and complements the efforts of cooperating partners focusing on capacity building and specialized training programmes for the ACC investigation staff. (Lee versaun Tetum iha ne'e)

Project activities

The project aims to enable corruption prevention by enhancing the institutional capacity of the newly established ACC in civic engagement, outreach, partnership buidling and analytial research on corruption issues.

Project results

  • Strengthening the capacity for civic engagement and partnerships among the ACC and relevant civil society organizations by providing technical and financial support for the development and implementation of the ACC’s civic education strategy
  • Strengthening the analytical capacity of the ACC to better inform decision making and outreach on anti-corruption

Impact

START DATE

June 2011

END DATE

December 2013

STATUS

Completed

PROJECT OFFICE

Timor-Leste

IMPLEMENTING PARTNER

United Nations Development Programme

DONORS

UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PRO

United Nations Integrated Mission in East Timor (UNMIT)

TOTAL CONTRIBUTIONS

$336,883

DELIVERY IN PREVIOUS YEARS

2012$91,391

2013$195,222

2014$20,208

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