August 20, 2019

Corruption and SDGs in Togo

Corruption and SDGs in Togo

Global objectives

The project aims at supporting the elaboration of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ‘Shadow’ report in Togo.

Specific objectives

  • To review existing literature on SDGs 16;
  • To collect and analyze data on SDGs 16;
  • To elaborate and national shadow report on SDGs 16;
  • To advocate for the implementation of the recommendations of the Togo
  • To monitor the implementation of SDGs 16 in Togo.

Project activities

The proposed activities will be implemented in three phases which are:

Phase one: Preparatory phase

This phase includes the elaboration of terms of reference, the tender of the consultancy position and the selection of the consultant. This phase also include the organization of several meetings with the consultant to review and well understand the TI guidelines on  Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ‘Shadow’ report.

Phase two: Field data collection and analysis

This phase includes the field data collection and analysis following the TI recommendations. The recruited consultant will produce a draft0 report that will be submitting for comments to some key stakeholders, including ANCE, TI-S, the SDGs Committee at the ministry in charge of planning of Togo and the High Authority Against Corruption of Togo. The consultant will be asked to integrate such comments to produce the Draft1 report. This draft1 report will be subject to a stakeholders validation workshop to produce the final report.

Phase three: Dissemination of the report

The agreed final report will be disseminated through ANCE’s website, Facebook and Twitter main page and shared at TI newsletter and Yammer. Some hard copies of this report will be printed and shared to both government agencies, UN agencies in Togo, the medias and during the United Nations High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) meeting in New York in July 2018. Lastly, ANCE will explore the possibility to invite the Togo government to a discussion panel during this meeting on the outcomes of this report. The financial & narrative reports will be submitted as agreed with TI-S.

The outcomes of the report

  1. a) Advocate for anti-corruption policy change in Togo. The outcomes of the report will be used to advocate for the adoption of the anti-corruption law in Togo and then support one of the key objective of our ongoing EU funded project;
  2. b) Organize joint advocacy to African regional and continental bodies such as the African Union within the targets 16.4 (illicit financial and arms flows), 16.5 (reduce bribery and other forms of corruption) and 16.10 (access to information), including Togo, Benin, Congo-Brazzaville et Niger;
  3. c) Possibly organize a discussion panel around the report with the representative of the Togo government during the United Nations High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) meeting in New York in July 2018.

For more information, please download the report here

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