“Transparent Papers” of anti-corruption promises (July 2008 – October 2009 / financed by USAID/DPK Contracting)
The overall goal of this project was to reduce corruption within the courts and increasing transparency in Tirana Appellate Court, Shkodra District Court, Durres District Court and Vlora District Court.
1. Reduce corruption and public perceptions of corruption within the Court through assisting pilot courts in developing Anti-Corruption strategies.
2. Establish effective communication between the court and the public through involving Civil Society groups, media, citizens together with court’s actors (judges, prosecutors, judicial administration and lawyers) in the process of developing and monitoring courts Anti-Corruption commitments.
3. Increase transparency of court actions regarding the fighting of corruption.
4. Increase court actors ownership in taking action to fight corruption and changing their public image.
Tirana Appellate Court, Shkodra District Court, Durres District Court and Vlora District Court having a written strategy paper of the Anti-Corruption plan, including clear objectives and public commitments to reducing corruption and increasing transparency of the court activity;
A new and closer relationship between court actors and outside stakeholders, especially citizens, through effective participation of Civil Society groups, media and public together with the court actors in the process of developing and monitoring of the Anti-Corruption plans;
Transparency indicators in place (set of indicators that will be monitored and evaluated the end of the first 6 months after the adoption of the plan) and oversight mechanisms / tools to monitor the implementation of the Anti-Corruption commitments.