Deadline: 7 May 2017
Open to: everyone who is interested or involved in projects with a focus on corruption or the fight against corruption
Venue: Berlin, Germany
How does state corruption operate in different countries and how are (civil) societies responding to it? What is the role of traditional and digital media in the so-called fight against corruption? And what forms of artistic reception, narratives and narrative strategies have arisen as a result?
The international symposium IRRESISTIBLE? on 16 – 18 June 2017 in Berlin, intends to focus on this issues. It takes a multi-perspective view of corruption, focusing not only on political and economic aspects, but also on social, cultural, historical, religious, artistic, philosophical, civic and journalism-related dimensions. The symposium introduces... Read More »
Deadline: 13 February 2017
Open to: think tanks from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia
Costs: all costs will be covered by the organizers
The German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) launches its call for applications for the 2017 edition of the TRAIN Programme (Think Tanks Providing Research and Advice through Interaction and Networking).
Providing think tanks from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia with training and networking opportunities, the TRAIN Programme seeks to foster a fruitful policy dialogue between think tanks and political actors in the Western Balkans. During a series of seminars, participants will receive training on the conduct and efficient communication of policy research and will have the opportunity to exchange their... Read More »
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
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 »
Deadline: 16 May 2016
Open to: investigative journalists
Grant: average USD 5,000
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.
Investigative journalists can... Read More »
Deadline: 15 February 2016
Open to: international lawyer from a developing country
Scholarship: fully funded (with tuition, lodging and travel)
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:
Compliance or enforcement.
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 »
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
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 »
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
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.
Nominees can be print reporters, citizen journalists or bloggers from any country. Articles... Read More »
Deadline: 4 September 2015
Open to: applicants with advanced level of English and excellent communications skills
Remuneration: monthly salary of EUR 900
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 »
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
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 »
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
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 »