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AMAN-Transparency Palestine

The Coalition for Accountability and Integrity (AMAN) was established in the year 2000 upon an initiative by a number of Palestinian civil society organizations working in the fields of democracy, human rights, and good governance as a movement aims to combat corruption and enhance the values of integrity and principles of transparency and systems of accountability  in the Palestinian society. Transparency International ( TI) endorsed AMAN Coalition in 2006, where AMAN abides by the guiding principles of TI movement and with promoting its objectives and activities that adhere with the Palestinian context.
To achieve his goals, the coalition focuses on people, as the efforts of combating corruption will not succeed without their full involvement in it; especially for the fact that combating corruption aims to achieve luxury and sustainable development to them for which corruption forms one of its impediments.  The coalition adopts a comprehensive and sustainable approach bases on partnership and cooperation with all related groups in order to enhance transparency  in the Palestinian institutions at its diverse types, and to validate the law and ensure the participation of the public in ruling and in administrating the resources of the Palestinian State.

Vision

A Palestinian society free of corruption

Mission

“Towards the promotion of transparency and accountability and values of integrity in Palestinian institutions within a framework of a national integrity system and the UN and Arab Conventions against Corruption.”

Strategic Objectives

  • Increasing the participation of Palestinian citizens and civil society organizations in national efforts to promote integrity and combating corruption.
  • Activating the role of the media in securing the topics of integrity and combating corruption on the agendas of relevant institutions (unions, ministries, local governing bodies, NGOs,  Anti-Corruption Commission, Prime Minister’s office, private sector institutions, public shareholding companies).
  • Promoting a work environment for local governance bodies that would prevent proliferation of corruption and help expose it.
  • Promoting a work environment in public institutions that would prevent proliferation of corruption and help to expose it.
  • Improving AMAN’s performance towards achieving its mission.

Work Strategies

First: Adopting a positive, participatory approach with the various partners from the public and civil society sectors
Second: Focusing on the causes, manifestations and devastating effects of corruption
Third:  Adopting an independent, non-biased and professional approach in the implementation of our activities
Fourth: Encouraging public participation in activities that combat corruption and promote an environment of anti-corruption

AMAN’s Resource Center

The center provides local and regional studies, surveys, research and projects dealing with corruption, in addition to other international resources. The center serves AMAN’s coalition members and staff, researchers, decision makers, university students, the local community and the Palestinian public as a whole.

Coalition Member

  • Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy – Miftah
  • The Arab Thought Forum- ATF
  • Palestinian Institute for the Study of Democracy – Muwatin
  • Al- Mezan- Center for Human Rights
  • Palestinian Trade Center – Pal-Trade
  • Council of Foreign Relations (Gaza)
  • Number of individual activists in the field of good governance and combating corruption

 

AMAN’s Resource Center

The center provides local and regional studies, surveys, research and projects dealing with corruption, in addition to other international resources. The center serves AMAN’s coalition members and staff, researchers, decision makers, university students, the local community and the Palestinian public as a whole.

House of Expertise and Continuous Learning

Aman adopts a sustainable strategy aims to build its capability in the field of combating corruption as a local house of expertise, and it contributes in transferring and exchanging its experience with other chapters of transparency international in the different countries and especially in the Arab Region to end up corruption in the governments, business society and civil society.

Affiliated Pressure Networks

  • NGO’s Against Corruption
  • Journalists for Integrity and Transparency
  • Palestinian Parliamentarians against Corruption
  • Friends of the United Nations Convention against Corruption

Yearly Events

Transparency Festival:
An event is held in commemoration of Anti-corruption International Day, which falls on December 9th of each year, in which AMNA honors the whistleblowers on corruption (being men and women) by awarding the integrity awards of the four sectors: public sector & local bodies, media sector, best student research, shareholding companies certificate.

AMAN’ Annual Conference:
An annual conference that is held to present AMAN’s annual corruption report. The report sheds light on corruption in the Palestinian society and illustrates the efforts exerted in combating corruption during the year including effectiveness of legislations, procedures and political will to hold those accused of corruption accountable. The locally developed corruption index for public institutions, results of opinion polls, published research and reports on corruption constitute the bases for the data collection and analysis of the abovementioned corruption report.

 

AMAN Membership in Regional and International Networks

1. UNCAC Coalition

2. No Impunity Task Force Campaign

3. Affiliated network for social accountability (ANSA)

4. Arab Parlimantarians Againist Corruption (ARPAC)

5. Arab Anti-Corruption and Integrity Network (ACINET)

 

SEARCH

 

  • Assessment of compliance with the preventive measures of the UN convention against corruption in palestine
  • Accountability of International Non-Governmental Organizations in Palestine Report
  • Integrity and Combating Corruption 2015-Report
  • Assessment of Compliance with the Preventive Measures of the UN Convention Against Corruption in Palestine
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