The Istanbul Anti-corruption Action Plan is a sub-regional peer review programme launched in 2003 in the framework of the ACN. It supports anti-corruption reforms through country reviews and continuous monitoring of implementation of recommendations, which promote the UNCAC and other international standards and best practice. 

The results are discussed at regional meetings and published as country and progress reports.

  • The first round of monitoring was conducted between 2004-2007. This 2008 report - Anti-corruption Reforms in Eastern Europe and Central Asia - Progress and Challenges - summarises the results.

  • The second round  monitoring took place between 2008-2012. This 2013 reportAnti-corruption Reforms in Eastern Europe and Central Asia - Progress and Challenges, 2009-2013 - summarises the results. 

  • The third round of monitoring stook place between 2013-2015. This 2016 report - Anti-Corruption Reforms in Eastern Europe and Central Asia - Progress and Challenges, 2013-2015 - summarises the results.

  • The fourth round of monitoring was launched in 2016. The methodology for the fourth round of monitoring was adopted in 2016. 
A manual for monitoring experts is available and provides guidance on the monitoring process [English | Russian]. 

Civil society is also encouraged to take part in the monitoring process and a practical guide is available in order to aid civil society representatives in the third round monitoring process [English | Russian]. 

MEETINGS

17th Meeting, 14-16 September 2016

16th Meeting
, 7-9 October 2015

15th Meeting, 23-24 March 2015

14th Meeting, 8-10 October 2014

13th Meeting
, 16-18 April 2014

12th Meeting, 23-25 September 2013

11th Meeting, 22-24 February 2012

10th Meeting, 28-30 September 2011

9th Meeting, 5-8 December 2010

8th Meeting, 29-31 March 2010

7th Meeting, 26-28 September 2007

6th Meeting, 11-13 December 2006

5th Meeting, 12-13 June 2006

4th Meeting, 20-21 October 2005

3rd Meeting, 13-14 December 2004

2nd Meeting, 16-18 June 2004

1st Meeting, 19-21 January 2004

 

PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES

Armenia

Azerbaijan

Georgia

Kyrgyz Republic

Kazakhstan

Mongolia

Tajikistan

Ukraine

Uzbekistan


Useful Resources

Country and Progress Reports

Anti-corruption Reforms in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Progress and Challenges from Monitoring Rounds 1, 2 and 3

Anti-corruption Reforms in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

2016 - Methodology for 4th Round Monitoring ENG l RUS

2014 - Manual for Monitoring Experts ENG l RUS

2014 - Practical Guide on Monitoring for Civil Society ENG l RUS