Institute for Security Studies (ISS)

Country: South Africa
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Focal point: Richard Chelin, Researcher
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As a leading Pan-African policy research and training organisation, the ISS is guided by the broad concept of human security and works towards the vision of ‘a peaceful and prosperous Africa for all its people’.


The mission and overall goal of the ISS is ‘to advance human security in Africa through evidence-based policy advice, technical support and capacity building’.

General description of your work in the prevention of and the fight against corruption

Research and policy analysis in the prevention and fight against corruption. Areas of specialisation include criminal justice system and the link between corruption and transnational organised crime.

Describe your organization’s work linked with the UN Convention against Corruption

Received a request to participate in the UNCAC review mechanism for CSOs.

A global civil society network promoting the implementation and monitoring of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC)