Roundtable on anti-corruption education in Serbia 

23 May 2023, Belgrade, Serbia: UNODC organized a roundtable on anti-corruption education bringing together key stakeholders, including government representatives, civil society and youth organisations in Serbia. The participants had the opportunity to exchange experiences, best practices, and lessons learned in designing and implementing anti-corruption education programs in primary and secondary schools and universities.

The event was opened by Mr. Dejan Damnjanovic, Director of the Agency for Prevention of Corruption, H.E. Ms. Anke Konrad, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Serbia and Ms. Jasmina Jovanovic, Assistant Minister in the Ministry of Education. The goal of the event was to discuss the approaches and challenges in delivering anti-corruption education in schools and universities in Serbia. The participants emphasized that it is crucial to impart knowledge to young people to recognize corrupt behavior, its causes, but also its consequences, as well as the values they should act in accordance with, in order to build and strengthen integrity.

The roundtable fostered the establishment of valuable partnerships and networks, paving the way for a collective effort to combat corruption through education in Serbia.

The event was generously funded by the Government of Germany.