Overall Assessment of the Anti-corruption Framework in Albania (ACFA)

  • Posted on: 15 March 2014
  • By: Anonymous (not verified)
Country: 
Albania
Category: 
Democratisation
Starting Date: 
15-03-2014
Ending Date: 
14-03-2015
Donor agency: 
EU
Lead Partner: 
Humelica Consulting International
Staff: 
2
Detailed description of the project: 
Overall objective The overall objective of this project is to develop a gap analysis of the anti-corruption framework in Albania, in order to prepare better for EU membership, and to pave the basis for an improved anti-corruption system and more effective policies and interventions.
 
Specific Objective:
 
  • Identification of shortcomings within the legal and institutional anti-corruption framework in Albania
  • Identification of shortcomings regarding the efficiency of investigations
  • Identification of measures to improve the performance of law enforcement bodies, the High
  • Inspectorate of Declaration and Audit of Assets and other relevant institutions
  • Identification of mechanisms to improve cooperation among law enforcement bodies, the
  • High Inspectorate of Declaration and Audit of Assets and other relevant institutions
  • Identification of measures to improve the quality of statistics in the field of anti-corruption
 
Type of services provided:
 
  • In-depth analysis of anti-corruption legislature (including legislation on political party financing, anti-corruption provisions in vulnerable areas, immunity regimes, access to information, among others)
  • Assessment of the institutions involved in anti-corruption activities, related to Statutory position, mandate and rules of procedure; Resources (quantity and quality (training and skills) of staff); Independence; Cooperation mechanisms with other institutions/inter-agency  cooperation; Statistical reporting procedures; Internal and external audit; Oversight mechanisms; Administrative transparency and accountability;    Management of institution's budget; Results of their work (number of reported cases and/or investigations and/or convictions)
  • Assessment of the course of corruption cases that originated by citizen complaints