Training Title: Preventing Corruption in Humanitarian Operations

Organizers: Transparency International Kenya in Partnership with the Inter-Agency Working Group - East & Central Africa (IAWG)

When:  19th November 2019- 20th November 2019

Where: Nairobi Kenya - Venue - To Be Communicated

Course objectives

The overall goal of the Preventing Corruption in Humanitarian Aid e-learning course is to reduce the overall risk of corruption by giving learners an understanding of the problem through scenario based exercises where the consequences of their choices will be revealed.Through this approach,the learner will be provided with the basic tools and knowledge for their work. The learning objectives of this course:

  • Assessing what may constitute acts of corruption.
  • Predicting the impacts of corruption in the humanitarian sector.
  • Identifying solutions to dilemmas or challenges that humanitarian organizations face.
  • Recognizing potential indicators of corruption and respond appropriately.
  • Minimizing corruption by anticipating problems and applying appropriate measures according to their roles and responsibilities.
  • Demonstrating the appropriate use of assorted anti-corruption tools in various situations

Intended Audience

The four sections of “Preventing Corruption in Humanitarian Aid” has been developed for the wider humanitarian community; field and headquarter staff in organizations, and other stakeholders. Programme staff is targeted specifically in addition to anyone else who are interested in learning about corruption prevention and contribute to a more transparent and accountable environment.

Cost: USD 400 for Participants drawn from IAWG Member Organizations and National NGOs

         USD 500 for other participants from the UN and other International Organizations.

The cost will cater for training materials and the conference package. Participants will be expected to arrange for their travel and accomodation if needed.

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Workshop Title: Effective Workplace Investigations

Date: NOVEMBER 19-21, 2019


This is an invitation for your organisation to join OSACO’s Effective Workplace Investigations Training Workshop in November 2019, to be held in Nairobi in collaboration with IAWG. As IAWG members, you will benefit from the discounted participant fee of USD995 that IAWG has negotiated with OSACO.

This will be the third such workshop that OSACO have organised in Nairobi in collaboration with IAWG and the previous courses have been well attended and very well received by the organisations who participated in them. The topic of workplace or misconduct investigations is one that if of great relevance to all our member organisations and we highly recommend that you consider attending the workshop both as a way of increasing your understanding of the topic and of developing your in-house capacity to deal with allegations of misconduct against your staff.

OSACO works with Humanitarian organisations of all sizes to identify situations and opportunities where human risk factors and lax oversight may lead to staff engaging in misconduct. In addition to conducting and managing investigations into all forms of staff misconduct, OSACO specialises in the design and deliver of programmes aimed at providing the staff of our clients with the necessary skills and knowledge to conduct their own investigations on your behalf. Our programmes are designed by investigative experts and will train staff properly in the investigative techniques which will provide your organisations with the necessary oversight and compliance means to deal with any issues arising which in turn will help mitigate your reputational risk so that your organisation can focus on delivering its services to beneficiaries without the fear of negative publicity or reprisals.

This highly practical 3-day course is specifically designed for staff in humanitarian organisations who are tasked with conducting and/or overseeing investigations into staff misconduct of all kinds, including:

  • Theft & fraud
  • Mismanagement of personnel and/or resources
  • Harassment – both Workplace and Sexual
  • Bribery & corruption
  • Sexual exploitation & abuse

By the end of the course the participants will know how to:

  • Assess complaints
  • Plan and manage investigations
  • Gather, preserve and analyse evidence
  • Conduct effective interviews
  • Work sensitively and successfully with vulnerable witnesses and victims
  •  Write clear and concise reports

A Course Outline is attached for your information and should you have any questions about the course, the Programme Director, Dominic Smyth, ( should be contacted.

Please register your organisation’s attendee(s) directly via OSACO’’s dedicated portal at










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