CSD has won the Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani International Anti-Corruption Excellence Award 2020, in the Youth Creativity and Engagement category. The award was presented in a virtual ceremony, held on 9 December 2020, organized by the Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Center (ROLACC) in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The award acknowledges CSD’s achievements in coalition building and monitoring of anticorruption, including the establishment of the Coalition 2000 and the Southeast European Leadership for Development and Integrity (SELDI) anti-corruption initiatives. It notes CSD’s innovative policy instruments - Corruption Assessment Reports, Corruption Monitoring System (CMS), as well as the Monitoring Anti-Corruption Policies Implementation (MACPI) and State Capture Assessment Diagnostics (SCAD) tools.
The International Anti-Corruption Excellence Award was established in 2015 to advocate the importance of tackling corruption and encourage the implementation of the crucial measures set forth by the United Nations Convention Against Corruption. By highlighting exemplary models and promoting excellence and creativity in anti-corruption, the award strives to inspire others to replicate similar efforts.