IMPLEMENTING PARTNERS: Globe International Mongolia
YEARS: 2008 – 2009
GRANT AMOUNT: $25,000
THEME: Local Governance
Globe International, a Mongolian NGO, completed a six‐month project “Empowering Public Council to Curb Government Corruption”, which was implemented from January 1, 2009 until July 1, 2009 under the grant of Partnership for Transparency Fund. This Project’s goal was to assist in empowering Public Council that is able to take remarkable contributions to the ACA duties to curb corruption. The project implemented by Public Council Empowering Team (PCET) consisted from seven members in cooperation with the Public Council of the Anti‐corruption Agency of Mongolia.
As results of the project Public Council members and civil society groups educated on the efficient Public Council and better cooperation between Public Council, NGOs and other civil society organizations enhanced and strengthened through the project’s 11 events which involved 90 persons. Recommendations on better legislation and rules of the Public Council’s efficient functioning produced in cooperation with Aiga Grisane, an TI‐Lativa expert who conducted a comparative research on the public councils or similar bodies of 13 countries. Public Council, now, has its 2009 Action Plan which was produced by consultation of civil society. The Mongolian public properly informed on PC existence and importance of the participation through the public campaign “Public Council at Work”.