The news to share by the EAACN hubs in March 2022

The news to share by the EAACN hubs in March 2022

While supporting Ukraine in all ways possible, the national hubs of the EAACN also continue working on their projects and initiatives. Let’s explore what news they have for us this week.

CA Research Institute on Corruption and Money Laundering successfully finished the second series of anti-corruption capacity building trainings for civil society representatives and activists in Bishkek. Training participants examined the essence and types of corruption, anti-corruption mechanisms. They also learned the tools of fact-checking and public monitoring of public procurement, and discussed the impact of corruption on quality of life, environment and gender. Finally, young professionals discussed corruption prevention mechanisms and the role of civil society at local and national levels.

The Kyrgyz hub has also presented a video overview of the second series of anti-corruption capacity-building training for civil society representatives and activists, held throughout the Kyrgyz Republic from 7 to 25 February. You can watch it by the link – https://www.facebook.com/Centralasianresearchinstituteoncorruption/videos/547972583124026.

The team is working together with the project participants to establish a Coalition on Prevention of Corruption and will announce the results of their activities in this area soon.

Expert-Grup launched the conference of the vocational course “Anti-corruption and good governance” 2022. Have a look at the agenda to dig deeper into the topic: https://www.expert-grup.org/…/AGENDA__lansare_curs_ACC… To watch the streaming of the conference: https://fb.watch/c6CYozKeVj/

Expert-Grup is also looking for a new analyst in economic policies. The term for applying to this vacancy has been extended.The new deadline is April 5, 2022, 10:00 am. See what is expected for this position here → https://bit.ly/3tOYK80

Institute for Development of Freedom of Information has also something to share. On April 7, the head of #IDFI Internet and innovation directions, Teona Turashvili and analyst, David Eristavi, will talk about artificial intelligence in the framework of a training organized in collaboration with BTU. The meeting will introduce international standards and its capabilities to use artificial intelligence in technological and legal cutting. Registration is open on the link: https://cutt.ly/kDnyUr5

Transparency International Armenia has published new research on the issues of academic integrity at the RA universities. The aim of the research is to assess the state and conditions of academic integrity at the RA universities. The research was prepared by the Restart Scientific-Educational Foundation. The aim of the research is to assess the state and conditions of academic integrity at the universities of Armenia. The research is based on the “INTES” (integrity of national education systems) methodology. This methodology proposes a comprehensive approach aimed at eliminating the factors that create favorable conditions for violating the rules of academic integrity – personal motivations. The methodology helps to understand the root causes of the problem, to improve the system so that improper working style becomes impossible or meaningless.

Details can be found here – https://transparency.am/en/publication/270