June 17, 2017
On July 16-22, 2017, the Anti-Corruption Research and Educational Center of the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (ACREC), in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, will conduct a summer program titled, “Investigating and Prosecuting Corruption” in Bukovel, Ivano-Frankivska Oblast. The purpose of the Summer School is to support the specialized training of 40 law students in the area of corruption-related crimes.
The daily sessions will be interactive and include briefings, workshops, discussions, and mock trials. U.S. and Ukrainian detectives, analysts, prosecutors, lawyers, and judges, who have a significant experience in investigation and prosecution of corruption, will lead these activities.
Accommodations, food, and program materials will be covered by organizers. Participants will be responsible for arranging their transportation to the venue.
The working language of the “Investigating and Prosecuting Corruption” Summer School is English.
The Anti-Corruption Research and Education Centre is the first Research and Education Interdisciplinary Centre, where corruption is studied as a socio-political phenomenon, and preventive methods against supportive to corruption environment and counteracting its effects are taught systematically.
The Interdisciplinary Research and Education Centre was founded by Anticorruption Action Centre, Transparency International Ukraine and National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in July 2015.
The Center was established to carry out interdisciplinary research and launch of academic studies in counteracting corruption.
The main goal of the team of the Centre is introduction of short and long term interdisciplinary practice oriented training programs for good governance and the creation of transparency and an open society in Ukraine. The first educational program for Masters of Law – course ‘Corruption, public policy and society’- started in autumn 2015. The program continues and expands with additional support.