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Project ID:00066683Description:PBF/SLE/A-2 Capacity Building
Peacebuilding Fund
Start Date *: 31 Dec 2008
Democratic Governance -W1
End Date*: 30 Sep 2011
Country: Sierra Leone Project Status: Financially Closed
  Participating Organization:   UNDP - UNDP(MDTF/PUNO only).

Project Description:

Today, the country is considered as one of the poorest nations in the world in spite of its rich natural resources. This has been perpetuated and consolidated by undemocratic practices and by bad political, economic and corporate governance and management. The public service itself has been characterised by a plethora of problems including poor staff motivation partly due to lacking competitive salaries, cumbersome and outdated regulations and procedures, weak systems of accountability and transparency and an unsystematic and uncoordinated human resource development all of which created a fertile ground for the seeds of corruption to grow and flourish.

Being committed to the fight against corruption, the Government of Sierra Leone set up the Anti-Corruption Commission through an Act of Parliament in February 2000 with a mandate to prevent all forms of corruption in Sierra Leone. In his maiden address to parliament the present Government of Ernest Bai Koroma has also reiterated its commitment to the fight against graft and zero tolerance policy for corruption. 


Development Goal:

The goal of this project is to Contribute to Improved Governance through the reduction of corruption for improved service delivery.


Immediate Objective:

Outputs and Key Activities:

  • A well structured secretariat equipped with manpower and logistical support to carry out the coordination of the NACS implementation.
  • A well formulated Ministerial action plans developed from the policy matrix of the NACS for tracking progress made on the implementation process. The formulation of action plans will take the form of focused group discussion with entities identified under the various pillars of integrity
  • Adequately sensitised Sierra Leonean public on their social responsibilities in the fight against corruption through national sensitization on all pillars of integrity in the fight against corruption
  • Production of Monitoring reports to track progress made in the implementation of the NACS. Production of these reports will be coordinated by the NACS secretariat by collating the monitoring reports of entities with monitoring responsibilities as indicated on the policy matrix of the NACS.



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