Recent customised anti-corruption, corruption prevention and AML / CTF training workshops carried out include:
Filming for Criminology Cause
Filming of Corruption in International Development for use as part of course materials at the University of Sydney Law School’s course on the introduction to criminology. The filming is part of a project of developing videos with industry experts, designed to introduce students to real-world problems facing criminal justice and related personnel.
AML / CTF Training Workshop
AML / CTF sensitisation training for all Islamic Relief managers and staff throughout throughout Australia. The training was aimed at not only sensitising staff on the risk of AML / CTF in the NFP sector, but understanding their obligations under the current legislation, and being able to identify potential Red Flags that may indicate a risk.
Risk-Based AML / CTF Supervision Training Workshop
Involving staff from Jordan’s Ministry of Social Development and its Non-Profit Register, the training was facilitated by FSVC. The 5-day workshop included the presentation of AML/CTF international best practices in the supervision of NPOs, followed by the development of a risk-rating criteria profile for local NPOs and a targeted AML/CFT risk-based supervision program. High, medium and low threat criteria for NPOs and targeted supervision techniques – as recommended by MENAFATF (Middle East and North Africa Financial Action Task Force) – were also covered.
Made up of manager and lawyers from of the legal section of the The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s National Anti-Corruption Commission (‘Nazah’) the training was facilitated by the Institute of Public Administration. Its primary aim was to raise awareness of corruption and corruption risks within the NGO and international development sectors.
Involving staff from throughout the organisation, the workshop was commissioned by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) to provide anti-corruption training to their Compliance and Reporting unit. Included as part of this was the facilitation of discussions on ACNC related issues around detecting and responding to corruption allegations made against charities.
The workshop included:
- Defining corruption and identifying the various types of conduct that could constitute corrupt behaviour
- Anti-corruption, legal and regulatory framework
- Basic concepts of corruption prevention
- Recognising the factors that allowed, encouraged or caused corrupt conduct
- Identifying the warning signs that could signal the presence of corruption
- Knowing how most frauds are detected
- Discussing key anti-corruption issues and the ACNC’s role in prevention, detection, and response
Participant Feedback: Attended by over 20 ACNC staff members from throughout the organisation, feedback indicated 100% overall satisfaction (with 64% extremely satisfied). 93% of participants rated the presenter as ‘Excellent’.
Comments made included:
“Very detailed, energetic, a very impressive tailored presentation”
“Really great presentation, informative, challenging, current”
“Great energy and good use of examples to drive home the learning. It was helpful to always link back to the ACNC context. Perfectly pitched!”
“Refreshing to get forthright practical evidential based information”
“Thought provoking presentation hopefully will lead to a change in thinking of our organisation”
“I really enjoyed this session – one of the best I’ve attended”
“Made Relevant Examples and got staff thinking about their current issues. Helpful hints for future strategy for ACNC”
“It was good to get an unbiased view or how the ACNC conducts itself. And the feedback was correct and thought provoking”
Global Corruption Prevention Workshop for Managers
Involving senior SOS managers from across Europe, Africa and Latin America, this workshop was the first of a number of global anti-corruption workshops commissioned by the General Secretariat of SOS Children’s Villages International. It’s primary aim was to raise awareness of corruption and corruption risks, and the role managers played in preventing, detecting and responding to cases of alleged corruption.
By the end of the workshop, participants were able to:
- Define corruption and determine the types of conduct that could constitute corrupt behaviour
- Understand SOS Children’s Villages regulations surrounding corruption
- Identify warning signs that could signal the presence of corruption
- Identify when a conflict of interest is present and how to manage it
- Recognise the factors that allow, encourage or cause corrupt conduct
- Discuss principles of corruption prevention
- Identify specific steps a manager can take to deal with corruption and implement strategies for preventing future corrupt conduct.
The workshop was designed to support the implementation of Standard 2: Anti-Corruption of the organisation’s Good Management and Accountability Quality Standard.
Participant Feedback: What participants said they liked most about the workshop:
“I highly recommend Integritas360 as a consultant to cover the topics of compliance and anti-corruption. Good field knowledge and good background information”
Well planned progress. Participatory and participant centred; good participatory exercises and case studies. Good examples and references internal as well as external to SOS organisation”
“The dynamic of the workshop: right balance between theoretical information, case analysis and “team” questions”
“Concrete practical examples and showing (concrete) possibilities for managers how to handle these cases. The trainer has a lot of experience”
“Participatory way of facilitation. Examples presented in general”“Examples from field, open discussions”
“Open discussions (without looking through the “pink glasses”), interactive, cases”
“Many practical examples”