SECTORS & THEMATIC AREAS

Sectoral Pillars, Goals and Thematic areas 2021 – 2025

Pillar 1: Political Sector

Goal: To advocate for accountability systems that minimize the abuse of political power.
1.1. Enhance accountability and transparency mechanisms in the political structures and governance.
1.2. Advocate for the enforcement of accountability of public representatives.
1.3. Tackle grand corruption.
1.4. Enhance the quality of public representatives.
1.5. Enhance inclusivity in the governance space.

Pillar 2: Public Sector

Goal: To support a transparent and accountable public sector.
2.1 Improve efficiency and accessibility of public services to minimize opportunities for corruption.
2.2. Track accountability and enhance transparency mechanisms within public institutions.
2.3. Develop the capacity of public officials on open governance and anti-corruption / accountability mechanisms.
2.4. Promote the value of integrity among public officials and public institutions.

Pillar 3: Private Sector

Goal: To facilitate the enhancement of private sector accountability.
3.1. Initiate and maintain a discourse on accountability of the private sector.
3.2. Develop/facilitate mechanisms and networks within the private sector to focus on accountability.
3.3. Advocate for greater legal accountability of the private sector.

Pillar 4: Community Sector

Goal: To empower and mobilize citizens to understand and resist corruption.
4.1. Enhance the understanding of the public on the subject of corruption as well as the importance of integrity.
4.2. Enhance the citizen engagement and build coalitions on challenging all types of corruption.
4.3. Respond to issues of corruption within communities.
4.4. Work towards the strengthening of victim, witness, and whistleblower protection mechanisms.
4.5. Empower women to resist and report against sexual bribery.
4.6 Develop and sustain a discourse among the CSOs on enhancing transparency and accountability within the sector.

TISL – Strategic Roles, Directions, Cross-Cutting Themes and Cross-Cutting Functions 2021-2025

Strategic Roles of TISL

  • Watchdog on political and public sector corruption.
  •  Knowledge Leader in anti- corruption and open government. 
  • Facilitator between the State and the public towards enhancing public sector accountability. 
  • Mobilizer of the general public towards breaking the cycle of corruption. 
  • Convener of a discourse and action plan on enhancing the accountability of the private and CSO sectors.
  • Advocator against corruption based on fact finding and legal research.

Broad Strategic Directions of TISL

  • Take the anti-corruption agenda to the general public.
  • Build a broad-based movement drawing knowledge and synergies from across country borders.
  • Pursue collective action, building coalitions with broader networks.

Cross cutting themes

  • Gender sensitivity
  • Inclusion of vulnerable and underrepresented groups
  • Environmental responsibility

Cross cutting functions

  • Advocacy
  • Strategic Communication
  • Fact finding and research