Supporting Iraqi Efforts to Ensure the Effectiveness of the Fight against Corruption by Strengthening Adherence to the Standards of the UN Convention against Corruption

Project Status: Completed

Project Duration: 11/06/2013 - 30/06/2015

Total Budget: US$ 1,954,935

Donor: USA 


Commission of Integrity

UNEP Post-Conflict Assessment Unit (PCAU)

National Iraqi Management Team

Target Groups

Key Officials from Relevant Law Enforcement Agencies

Key Officials from Prosecution Services

Key Officials from the Judiciary Responsible for Preventing and Combating Corruption in Iraq

Perpetrators,Potential Perpetrators and Criminal Groups involved in Corruption

Outline And Objectives

The overall objective of the project is to strengthen the capacity of the Government of Iraq to prevent and fight corruption, through a targeted response to a set of specific needs identified through the country-specific assessment under the umbrella of the Implementation Review Mechanism of the UN Convention against Corruption.

Key Achievements

  • Measures were taken by national Government to align legislation with international standards
  • Adoption of an updated National Anticorruption strategy
  • Officials applied training to prevent and fight corruption and recover stolen assets