2018 Annual Report Release

We released a 2018 Annual Report with informative achievements. We hope that you find it useful and share it with others. We are very happy with how the year is ending and thank you for all your support this year. However, time has not run out to make a gift to CERC. Visit Our Donation Page now to make a Donation to schools and communities who need your help today.

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Celebrating the international anti-corruption day

On 8 and 9 December 2018, CERC worked with 35 secondary schools in Uvira to engage students in the commemoration of the International Anti-Corruption Day under the slogan of “United Against Corruption for Development, Peace and Security”. The objective of the campaign was to raise public awareness about corruption costs in education, bring their attention to the national and local efforts to address corruption and promote Integrity and Good Governance in education. The 2018 campaign has had remarkable success in getting public commitments from national governments to combat corruption, strengthening dialogue between civil society and governments, and raising people’s awareness…

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Beyond the integrity reform in education

After a decade of civil war and political violence, corruption has pervaded almost every sector of public life, with a system of patronage well entrenched in society. Among the other major factors, pervasive corruption in all public sectors hindered citizens’ ability to provide effective oversight to the government’s services. Examples of corruption in education abound. Academic fraud, for instance, is rife and is regarded as a serious threat to integrity and reliability of certification in secondary education. Procurement wastage in the education sector, including school buildings, false maintenance costs and text books paid for but never received, costs…

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DYNTRA and CERC launched an online Municipal Transparency Portal

Uvira, February 7, 2018 – The Dynamic OpenGov Technologies (DYNTRA) and Centre de Recherche sur l’Anti-Corruption (CERC) today (February 2018) launched an online Municipal Transparency Portal to measures in real time the transparency level of the 191 municipalities of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in a dynamic, efficient, transparent, open and collaborative way. DYNTRA MUNICIPALITIES OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO has been developed with support from the Dynamic OpenGov Technologies SL.  As such, I cannot but thank Mr Erwin De Grave, Dyntra’s International Relations Director and his entire team for their commitment and hard work in this difficult…

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