Background of the Commission Background of the Commission

Making the anti-corruption struggle efficient by establishing ethics liaison units in all institutions and equipping and providing them relevant capacity building training are among the major focus areas of the strategic plan.

All elected persons, government appointees, civil servants and employees of government development agencies should disclose and register their assets and update the already registered information in a bid to make the strategic plan a success. The strategic plan emphasizes on enabling all government institutions to prevent corruption and impropriety by conducting studies on corruption prone areas and offering corruption prevention training to heads and employees of all institutions.

Activities aiming at building the image of the ongoing anti-corruption struggle in the country would also be executed by disseminating relevant information to regional and international organizations. Creating awareness among the public by undertaking corruption prevention activities thereby disseminating various corruption prevention messages via mainstream and social media are also among the activities the Commission planned to implement. 

Regarding ethics building, ethics education is planned to be offered to students enrolled in all educational levels with a view to producing citizens who do not condone corruption.

Ethics liaison units would also be established at all education levels including primary and secondary schools, universities and colleges. According to the strategic plan, ethics building education would also be included in the curriculum.

Providing capacity building training aimed at strengthening the capacity of Regional Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commissions (REACCs) is among the activities the Commission has planned to carry out. 

Concerning the establishment of a strong anti-corruption cooperation and partnership, efforts would be launched to work jointly with religious institutions and the media in the areas of ethics building and corruption prevention endeavors thereby making them to be owners of the activities. Enabling volunteers, activists and bloggers to actively participate in the anti-corruption struggle is another vital plan of the Commission.

The Commission has also designed the following new vision, mission and core values in a bid to realize the new strategic plan thereby making the nationwide anti-corruption struggle a success.

Vision

To become the best anti-corruption institution in 2030 in Africa by curbing corruption to the level where it cannot become an obstacle to Ethiopia’s prosperity.

Mission

Creating a strong institutional organization, which is able to effectively discharge its responsibilities, providing ethics education aiming at creating attitude and awareness that would enable to prevent corruption, executing corruption prevention activities based on study, efficiently implementing asset disclosure and registration activities in accordance with the law and ensuring efficacy by launching joint efforts with stakeholders. 

Core Values

The Commission promotes the following values:

-Serving as an ethical model

-Upholding teamwork

-Ready to upcoming changes

-Being an action person

In general, in a bid to achieve the ten-year strategic plan, FEACC has undertaken organizational restructuring. The restructuring is believed to enable the Commission to further strengthen the nationwide fight against corruption by enhancing its working relationships with governmental organizations, development organizations, the private sector and REACCs for the effective implementation of the strategic plan. 

Following the organizational restructuring which was carried out based on a study conducted by the Commission as of September 11, 2020, new work processes are introduced in the Commission and the remaining work processes are restructured in a way that would enable them properly implement the mission of FEACC. The restructuring undertaken by the Commission stipulates that all ethics liaison units should be under the auspices of the FEACC.

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