International Anti-Corruption Summer School for Students and Young People


Deadline: 5 September 2022


About the summer school

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) join forces to organize the second international anti-corruption summer school for students and young people from Asia and the Pacific. The summer school will be held online via IACA training platform from 19 to 25 September 2022.

The summer school will build ethical skills and mindsets in students and young individuals and will raise awareness among them of the values and principles of integrity, ethics and anti-corruption. The summer school’s programme is designed for young passionate individuals that want to become ethical agents of change in their community and will provide them with knowledge on how to resist and prevent corruption. With this programme the participants will understand what corruption is and what are its harmful impacts on the society.

Who can apply?

The summer school is open to young people who:

  • are interested in learning more about the issue of corruption and how to tackle it in their communities;
  • are between the age of 18 and 29;
  • have a good knowledge of English;
  • are nationals of one of the following countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshal Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, and Yemen.

Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply for the summer school.


The summer school will be delivered in an interactive manner and will include seven substantive online sessions. Each session will be 3-hours long and will delivered by an internationally renowned professor or practitioner. The lecturers will draw on their knowledge and experience in the field of anti-corruption to enrich the classes with practical examples and provide a unique insight of the sessions’ topics. The draft programme of the summer school is available here.

Upon completion of the summer school, participants will be rewarded with a Certificate of completion of the programme from UNODC and IACA.

The summer school will be conducted in English.

Participation in the summer school is free of charge.

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