About Us

The Commonwealth Africa Anti- Corruption Centre (CAACC) or the Centre as it is commonly known, is a non -profit organization that was established in February 2013.  Its members are the eighteen Anti Corruption Agencies in Commonwealth Africa.

The Centre is a prime vehicle for improving coordination between and strengthening the capacity of anti corruption agencies in Commonwealth Africa.  It does this through its functions of research, training and development and communications and political affairs.

Strategic Foundations

The Centre has a shared understanding of the vision, mission and values as the strategic foundations that give direction and define the Centre.

Vision

To be a world-class African anti-corruption resource centre that promotes ethics, integrity and good governance.

Mission

To effectively support anti-corruption initiatives and promote cooperation and research in Commonwealth Africa with integrity and professionalism.

Values

  • Transparency
  • Accountability
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Fairness

The objectives of the Centre are to support the members by:

  •  facilitating the exchange of information concerning the practices and procedures used to combat corruption, provide
  • Providing training, mentoring and other forms of practical collaboration between Commonwealth states
  • Interface with regional Anti Corruption Agencies and other non- African countries of the Commonwealth to offer leadership in combating corruption
  • Commission research policy and policy papers relevant to Commonwealth governments, universities, research institutions and the wider donor communities
  • Assist in regional sharing through the exchange or secondment of experts between commonwealth member states.