UNODC Anti-Corruption Academic Expert Workshop
28 July 2017


Singapore, 13 - 14 June 2017. UNODC, in partnership with the National University of Singapore, organized a two-day workshop of the ACAD Initiative on 13-14 June 2017 at the University of Singapore Faculty of Law. The workshop provided a platform for academics from the region to share their experiences and good practices in introducing anti-corruption education at universities in their respective countries. Representatives from Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, and Fiji were all present, with the workshop also offering a forum to discuss the challenges faced when researching and teaching anti-corruption.
Over the course of two days, the participants discussed their respective approaches in terms of substance, structure and methodology, and stressed the relevant challenges and possible ways to overcome them. They also analysed current corruption problems in the Asia-Pacific region, and highlighted the importance of preparing students to face these challenges. The contribution of research to the teaching of anti-corruption was also emphasized. Overall, the workshop enhanced the capacity of the participants to deliver high-quality anti-corruption education in their respective universities, and consider ways to strengthen the ACAD Initiative in Asia-Pacific.
A longer web story about the workshop is available here.

Workshop Agenda
Workshop Recommendations