In 2013, The Hague Academy conducted 13 days of training on ‘Ethics & Integrity of Public Leadership’ for the staff of the Public Affairs & Parliamentary Support Trust (PAPST) from Zimbabwe. The program’s overall objective was to assists the Public Affairs & Parliamentary Support Trust (PAPST) in informing Members of Parliament, local authorities and other stakeholders on anti-corruption instruments and educate regional (SADC) best practices, in order to promote an open, transparent and accountable culture of democracy and political participation in Zimbabwe.
- Participants gained knowledge on the international framework of anti-corruption conventions and protocols and best practices;
- Participants were enabled to train elected representatives and other public office bearers in anti- corruption instruments and accountability;
- Participants were enabled to monitor and evaluate the results of these training activities.
- Participants were introduced to different accountability and anti-corruption mechanisms; from the conceptual idea and scientific research, to best practices worldwide and ideas and tools for implementation on the local level.
- A training of trainers to enable local PAPST trainers to deliver high quality training onintegrity and anti-corruption;
- A project management training to equip PAPST with the tools and methods to strengthen the internal functioning of the organization;
- A workshop on promoting ethics and integrity, with the aim to familiarise the participants with theories and concepts of integrity and accountability, in combination with public leadership.