The Centre for Monitoring and Research (CeMI) in cooperation with International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), the Central and Eastern European Law Initiative (CEELI Institute), Bulgarian Institute for Legal Initiatives (BILI) and Expert Forum in Romania is implementing the ECAC project entitled “Supporting Stakeholders in Implementing Anti-Corruption Standards”.
Through this project, the Centre for Monitoring and Research will partner with domestic stakeholders and influencers in order to identify, prioritize, and create action plans to tackle and effectively implement anti-corruption reform recommendations in accordance with international and regional commitments.
Aligning with INL priorities and IFES/CEELI core expertise the project will primarily focus on judicial integrity and independence, criminalizing and sanctioning bribery as well as on enhancing transparency of political party funding and election campaigns.
Specific goals of the project are:
- Identification of priority anti-corruption reforms
- Development of action plans for implementation of priority reforms
- Support for approval of action plans
The project envisages the organization of the following activities:
- Research on and initial prioritization of anti-corruption recommendations and commitments from identified peer review mechanisms and policy for a
- Convening stakeholders to select priority recommendations
- Preparation of good practice overviews, coordination of meetings aimed at building consensus around action plan
- Development of an action plan as a result of stakeholders’ inputs and identification of the steeps needed for implementation of reforms
- Convening of stakeholder meetings to develop country-appropriate strategies for the implementation of the action plan
The project is financially supported by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES).