Strengthening the Coordination of Anti-Corruption Policies and Practices in Turkey (TYSAP) is a joint EU/CoE project, co-financed by the European Union and the Republic of Turkey, and implemented by the Council of Europe. By contributing to a more efficient and effective structure in the fight against corruption in Turkey, TYSAP will provide relevant assistance to the country in terms of implementing GRECO recommendations and making progress towards compliance with European standards and best practices. The project is expected to enhance the expertise of the inspectors, auditors and controllers of different institutions about modern investigation and reporting techniques, cooperation and information sharing, data collection and analysis, developing sector specific anti-corruption policies. Moreover, it will enhance the expertise of Prime Ministry Inspection Board Inspectors in coordinating the corruption investigations and in monitoring the implementation of the 2010-2014 National Anti-Corruption Strategy. Activities will include analyzing legislative framework, producing policy and compliance reports, investigation guides, elaborating reporting standards, mapping corruption prone areas, training of trainers and inspectors. The main Beneficiary of the project is the Turkish Prime Ministry Inspection Board (PMIB). There are also nine additional co-beneficiaries mainly consisting of the inspection services of selected line Ministries
5-month no-cost extension of the TYSAP project
The TYSAP project has been extended for 5 months until 28 May 2015 according to an agreement signed between the European Union, the CFCU and the Council of Europe.
Training of Turkish inspectors on Assessing Corruption Risks and Developing Anti-corruption Policies
(Strasbourg, France, 11-13 March 2015)
An international training for 20 Inspectors from TYSAP projectís beneficiary institutions: Prime Ministry Inspection Board, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Labor, Ministry of Food, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Transportation, Treasury Controllers Board and Sworn In Banking Auditors, took place in Strasbourg on 11-13 March 2015.
CoE experts advised participants on risk assessment methodology, best practices, deriving policies from risk assessment, and prioritization and sequencing of policy measures. The training was followed by presentations on activities of the CoE bodies dealing with corruption and money laundering issues, such as GRECO and Moneyval. Following the training, a Userís Guide for Turkish Inspectors on Conducting Risk Assessment and Developing Anti-corruption Strategies will be prepared by a team of international and national experts.
Training of Turkish trainers at the French Central Service for Prevention of Corruption
(Paris, France, 9-10 March 2015)
An international training for 20 trainers from TYSAP projectís beneficiary institutions: Prime Ministry Inspection Board, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Labor, Ministry of Food, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Transportation, Treasury Controllers Board and Sworn In Banking Auditors, was held on 9-10 March 2015 at the French Central Service for Prevention of Corruption (SCPC) and the Office of the Special Prosecutor for Financial Cases.
The main objective of the activity was to enhance capacities of beneficiary institutions for designing anti-corruption policies and to share experience with French anti-corruption bodies on corruption investigations. The international training included a session with representatives from the SCPC and a meeting with the Financial Prosecutor of the French Republic and two Vice-Prosecutors.
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