TIB is offering fellowship to undertake creative and innovative policy and action-oriented research on specific themes and issues related to fighting corruption and promoting accountability, transparency and good governance in Bangladesh. . The overall objective of the Fellowship is to facilitate development of innovative and creative thinking and strategies for strengthening the social movement against corruption and thus increase public awareness and participation in anti-corruption movement and effective collaboration and advocacy with all stakeholders including the Government.
Specific objectives of the Fellowship are to:
Advance conceptual and practical understanding of issues related to corruption, governance, accountability and transparency;
Explore and design strategies, policies, tools and actions for effective control of corruption, and promotion of accountability, transparency and good governance in Bangladesh;
Promote new thinking and approaches to reducing corruption as means of creating a conducive environment for poverty reduction and human security;
Generate new literature, information and understanding of gender-sensitive implications and strategies of fighting corruption, and promoting transparency, accountability and good governance;
Promote in-depth research on the nature, dimensions and implications of corruption, and strategic options in fighting corruption in various types of institutions – public, private and nongovernmental, at various levels – national, local and grassroots; and
Design and develop innovative and effective advocacy strategies and tools for fighting corruption for policy and institutional change.