UNDP-ACIAC engages key stakeholders from all Arab countries with a primary emphasis on the project-signatory countries which currently include Djibouti, Iraq, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia and Yemen. Key stakeholders include direct beneficiaries such as specialized anti-corruption bodies, key ministries, judicial authorities, audit institution and parliamentarians in addition to non-governmental stakeholders including businesses, civil society, and independent media, academic and research institutions across the region. The Project also partners with other leading organizations involved in supporting anti-corruption efforts in the region.

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Arab Region - League of Arab States show/hide
The League of Arab States is a voluntary association of independent countries whose peoples are mainly Arabic speaking. Its stated purposes are to strengthen ties among the member states, coordinate their policies, and promote their common interests. Founded in Cairo in 1945 by Egypt, the League of Arab States at the present time includes the 22 Arab countries of West Asia and North Africa. The League is involved in political, economic, cultural, and social programs designed to promote the interests of member states. Since 2004 the Summits held by the League became one of the core inter-state venues of discussions on good governance and anti-corruption in the Arab Region. The League of Arab States is a key partner of the UNDP’s Programme on Governance in the Arab Region (POGAR); a close cooperation takes place on various activities, in particular those organized in the framework of Arab Anti Corruption and Integrity Network (ACINET).
International - Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development show/hide
OECD is an international organization helping governments tackle the economic, social and governance challenges of a globalised economy. The OECD is taking a multidisciplinary approach to combating corruption in business via the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, taxation, development aid, and governance in its member countries and beyond. Regional programmes help the OECD reach out globally to advance its agenda. In the Arab region, it cooperates with UNDP-POGAR in several governance areas including anti-corruption and the Initiative on Good Governance for Development (GfD) in the Arab Countries.
International - Siemens Integrity Initiative show/hide
On 9 December 2009, Siemens launched a global Siemens Integrity Initiative which supports organizations and projects fighting corruption and fraud through Collective Action, education and training with over US$ 100 million. The Initiative focuses on supporting projects that have a clear impact on the business environment, can demonstrate objective and measurable results and have the potential to be scaled up and replicated.
UN Agencies - UNDP-Democratic Governance Group show/hide
UNDP is the lead agency on democratic governance in the UN system. Globally, the Democratic Governance Group (DGG) of the Bureau for Development Policy (BDP) tracks governance policy, promotes knowledge networks, and contributes to shaping the global dialogue on governance. The DGG established the Democratic Governance Thematic Trust Fund (DGTTF) in 2001 as a new instrument providing UNDP with additional resources to address development priorities in Democratic Governance. Moreover, the DGG established the Oslo Governnce Center (OGC) in 2002 as part of UNDP's global policy network for democratic governance. The overarching purpose of the work of the OGC is to position UNDP as a champion of democratic governance, both as an end in itself, and as a means to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. And most recently, DGG developed the UNDP Global programme on Anti-Corruption entitled “Global Thematic Programme on Anti-Corruption for Development Effectiveness (PACDE) 2008-2011”, which aims at increasing state/institutional capacity to engage more effectively in reducing corruption to improve governance and sustain development. Cooperation between UNDP-POGAR and DGG focuses on supporting cross regional learning and capacity development for non-governmental actors.
UN Agencies - United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime show/hide
UNODC is the United Nations office responsible for crime prevention, criminal justice and criminal law reform. The Office works with Member States to strengthen the rule of law, promote stable and viable criminal justice systems and combat corruption and the growing threat of transnational organized crime. The UNODC Global Programme against Corruption is a catalyst and a resource to help States effectively implement the provisions of the Convention. It assists States with vulnerable developing or transitional economies by promoting anti-corruption measures in the public and private sector, including in high-level financial and political circles. UNODC provides normative knowledge to a number of activities organized by POGAR.
National Non Arab - Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission show/hide
The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) was established in January 2009 and was tasked with the main anti-corruption functions (prevention, awarness and law enforcement). The commission established the Malaysia Anti-Corruption Academy (MACA), an advanced center for capacity development and knowledge exchange in the anti-corruption area. MACC and MACA participate in UNDP-POGAR and ACINET's regional activities.The cooperation with some arab countries was initiated in the context of UNDP/MACA's initiative on strengthening the institutional capacity of anti-corruption agencies from the organisation of the islamic conference countries.
National Non Arab - United States Department of State show/hide
The US Department of State is one of the main partners who supports the anti-corruption efforts worldwide. The cooperation with the Arab region started in 2004 in the context of the Initiative on Good Governance for Development (GfD) in the Arab Countries. In general the U.S. government is a major partner for many Arab countries as well as for UNDP in the region and worldwide.


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