- Country: Liberia
- Website: https://lcaccliberia.wixsite.com/lcacc
- Social Media: Facebook
- Focal Point: James Koryor, National Coordinator
Mission and Vision
To initiate actions that strengthen citizens and institutions to demand transparency and accountability and to fight all forms of corruption in the Liberian society.
Priority Areas of Work
– Fiscal Transparency
– Natural Resource Governance
– Policy Advocacy
Important achievements for your organisation over the past 2 years
The Anti-Corruption Ambassador Training Program-ACATP is an initiative of the Liberia CSOs Anti Corruption Coalition-LCACC aimed at building a new generation of leaders in Liberia. The program seeks to strengthen grassroots CSOs and build the capacity of individual activists to increase advocacies on transparency and accountability at the community, local and national level. Since 2020, over 60 young leaders from four counties have benefitted form the initiative. Through the Anti-Corruption Ambassador Training Program, LCACC mobilizes a selected group of persons as a Cohort to undergo an intensive three (3) months.
Specific description of the CSO’s work in anti-corruption
The Fiscal Transparency Initiative (FTI) is a flagship program of the Liberia CSOs Anti-Corruption Coalition (LCACC) geared towards promoting open budgets, and citizens’ participation in budget
processes. The program supports the government of Liberia’s Open Budget Initiative and the Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency. LCACC was recently nominated to Liberia’s Fiscal Transparency Advisory Group and is a member of the CSO Budget Platform.
Anti-corruption activities CSO was involved in over the past 2 years
2021: Calling for the Chairman of the Liberian Senate Judiciary Committee to resign as chairman of the committee because he was designated by the US Department of Treasury.
2022: Calling for the immediate resignation of the Minister of Agriculture of Liberia because of massive corruption at her ministry and her implication in the investigative report .
CSO’s work in relation to the UNCAC and the UNCAC review mechanism
LCACC monitors the implementation of the UNCAC and works closely with the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission and will focus its activities around the review mechanism including direct participation in the review mechanism of Liberia and the development of a shadow report.