Corruption in Eastern/Southeastern Europe and Latin America

Posted on December 13th, 2016 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Open to: researchers from disciplines such as history, anthropology, economics, political science or sociology Venue: 29 June – 1 July 2017, IOS Regensburg, Germany Description In much of today’s media discourse, corruption serves as a short-hand explanation for almost every political problem. Low levels of development, social injustice, a lack of security or even setbacks in the struggle against terrorism – in all these fields corruption is seen as a key factor operating in the background. The social sciences, and to some degree the humanities as well, have responded to this trend by intensifying research on the topics of corruption and governance. While previous research has often been quantitative and normative, newer work takes the difficulties and complexities of transforming... Read More »

Fund for Investigative Journalism: Applications for Stories Open!

Posted on April 5th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 16 May 2016 Open to: investigative journalists Grant: average USD 5,000

Description

The Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) encourages applications for stories that break new ground and expose wrongdoing – such as corruption, malfeasance, or misuse of power – in the public and private sectors. The Fund accepts applications for projects on domestic and international issues. The Fund for Investigative Journalism’s Board of Directors meets three times each year to consider grant applications for investigative projects.

The Fund encourages proposals written for ethnic media and submitted by journalists of color. Recent grants include investigations on abusive labor brokers in Thailand, an American abroad who refused to be an FBI informant and the burning of trees as a renewable energy source in Canada.

Eligibility

Investigative journalists can... Read More »

Apply for TRACE Scholar Program for Developing Countries at University of Washington

Posted on February 5th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 February 2016 Open to: international lawyer from a developing country Scholarship: fully funded (with tuition, lodging and travel)

Description

University of Washington and TRACE International invite application for TRACE Scholar Program to pursue studies related to strategies and tools for increasing transparency and reducing corruption. Scholarship is available for international lawyer from a developing country.

This LLM scholarship is aimed at developing exceptional young leaders in the field of anti-corruption who are committed to advancing commercial transparency.

Scholarship is available to pursue studies related to strategies and tools for increasing transparency and reducing corruption. List of Subjects:

Anticorruption; International instruments; Compliance or enforcement.

Eligibility

A first degree in law or equivalent; Is a national from either a low or lower-middle income developing country (as defined by the World... Read More »

2nd International Youth to Youth Summit in Krakow, Poland

Posted on January 20th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 January 2016 Open to: students and young professionals up to 35 years of age from all over the world Venue: 21-25 April 2016 Krakow, Poland

Description

The 2016 Summit will be the second thematic event focused on Accountability, Transparency and Good Governance. The aim of the event is to bring together the brightest students, youth activists, leaders in the society, entrepreneurs, professors and businessman to start a dialogue on implications of corruption, transparency and accountability on our lives.

On 21-25 April 2016 Youth to Youth Initiative, in partnership with AEGEE Krakow will bring together about 100 bright young leaders together and offer meaningful discussion on following 6 topics:

Corruption and the private sector; Corruption and civic empowerment (civil society); Corruption and youth; Corruption and culture; Corruption and education; Revealing corruption (Initiatives and... Read More »

TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting

Posted on December 4th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 29 January 2016 Open to: print reporters, citizen journalists or bloggers from any country Prizes: two winning entries will each be awarded a cash prize of USD 10,000

Description

TRACE International is seeking entries for its inaugural TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting (2016). The prize recognizes reporting that focuses on uncovering commerical bribery with the goal of advancing commercial transparency. The investigative reporting may cover actual violations of law as well as activities that create significant conflicts of interest and related misconduct. Recognizing that corruption and bribery are primary obstacles to economic development, TRACE, with this prize, seeks to honor the journalists who have brought these issues to light.

Eligibility

Nominees can be print reporters, citizen journalists or bloggers from any country. Articles... Read More »

Be an Intern at the Global Reporting Initiative in Amsterdam!

Posted on August 31st, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 4 September 2015 Open to: applicants with advanced level of English and excellent communications skills Remuneration: monthly salary of EUR 900

Description

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) is an international independent organization that has pioneered corporate sustainability reporting since 1997. GRI helps businesses, governments and other organizations understand and communicate the impact of business on critical sustainability issues such as climate change, human rights, corruption and many others. With thousands of reporters in over 90 countries, GRI provides the world’s most trusted and widely used standards on sustainability reporting, enabling organizations and their stakeholders to make better decisions based on information that matters.

GRI is looking to recruit an intern interested in a non-profit career and gaining essential skills in... Read More »

Funded Positions for Balkan Journalists at BIRN Summer School

Posted on July 9th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 July 2015 Open to: journalists interested in investigative reporting from Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Romania, Kosovo and Serbia Venue: 23-29 August 2015, Duress, Albania

Description

Described recently as “Europe at its best” by the New York Times, the beautiful Albanian Riviera is the BIRN Summer School destination for 2015. From 23- 29 August 2015 the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network will organise its sixth Summer School of Investigative reporting in Duress, Albania.

Another stellar cast of international and regional investigative journalists will soon be announced for this year’s Summer School. Lecturers at previous events have included Paul Lewis and Nick Davies from The Guardian, Pulitzer Prize winner Eric Nalder, and award-winning BBC TV documentary maker Meirion Jones. The line-up for this... Read More »

Human Resources Officer at Transparency International in Berlin

Posted on June 10th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 26 June 2015 Open to: applicants with minimum 2 years of relevant practical experience in HR administration who are fluent in written and spoken German as well as English Salary: minimum EUR 2,741 per month

Description

Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption. Through more than 100 chapters worldwide and an international secretariat in Berlin, Germany, TI raises awareness of the damaging effects of corruption and works with partners in government, business and civil society to develop and implement effective measures to tackle it. The HR Officer Administration is responsible for the coordination of payroll services and overall HR administration in the HR department. He/she is the HR focal point for new... Read More »

Reveal the Negative Effects of Corruption – Global Photo Competition

Posted on May 18th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 12 June 2015 Open to: all passionate photographers who are older then 18 Prizes: a paid trip to Malaysia to participate in the 16th International Anti-Corruption Conference

Description

Corruption has devastating effects that can be difficult to illustrate. But images are also powerful tools in raising awareness and bringing about change. Transparency International is currently hosting the Capture Corruption global photo competition with its main theme – Illustrate the negative effects that corruption has on your world. Participants are invited to submit photos that show how corruption affects people’s lives. Competitions organised in partnership with the Thomson Reuters Foundation and the International Anti-Corruption Conference series. There are two age categories in the competition:

18-30 years old 31 years old and older Eligibility Read More »

Capacity Building Training Program for NGOs

Posted on January 13th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 January 2015 Open to: NGOs from Macedonia and Kosovo working on corruption, organized crime and illegal migration Venue: April 2015 in Skopje/ May-September 2015 Online/ September 2015 in Budapest/ October 2015 in Skopje

Description

ZIP Institute sponsored by the International Visegrad Fund and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, is organizing a capacity building training program intended to NGOs from Macedonia and Kosovo working on issues related to corruption, organized crime and illegal migration.

This one-year long training provides a great opportunity for NGOs to improve, on one hand, the collaborative and on the other the advocacy capacities, by sharing best practices of Visegrad member states and provision of person-to-person assistance. The training aims at providing the... Read More »