Fighting Corruption and Fraud through Collective Action, Education and Training (Towards a Transparent Economy)

The aim of this project is to raise awareness, organize extracurricular activities and to create curricula for enhancing the knowledge on transparency and combating corruption among faculty students. Main activities:

  • Raise public awareness of indicators for measuring transparency, and the importance and means of combating corruption (target audience is the general public with a special focus on faculty students and the youth).
  • Educate faculty students on the benefits of disclosing and sharing information, and the best means of doing this, in light of international best practices; conduct student research competitions (target audience are faculty and students but may expand to include junior candidates in relevant governmental entities and major economic sectors such as the financial sector, small and medium enterprises, and the corporate sector).
  • Integrate knowledge about corruption and transparency in academic curricula; train academic professionals on how to teach these new concepts (target audience are academic professors who are in charge of disseminating acquired knowledge to future generations of students).
Year
2010
Country
Egypt
Sector
Cross Sector
Facilitator/Monitor
Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University
Active
Inactive/unknown

Last updated: 13.05.2020

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