The purpose of this guide is to learn how to assess governance institutions in a country that are responsible for the fight against corruption. It introduces the NIS concept and approach and provides users with the information and tools to conduct a NIS assessment.
Project PlanningDefine the purpose for the assessment, create a project timeline, draft a budget, and set up project teams and personnel.
NIS Research Process and OutputsThe researcher should engage with the project’s conceptual framework, the scope of the required work, and the specific deliverables. This includes familiarization with the NIS pillars and indicator framework.
CollectData is essential for the assessment of the NIS pillars via the NIS indicators. Collect can involve a literature review, key informant interviews, and field tests.
Drafting NIS Report and Scoring NIS IndicatorsResearcher develops a draft NIS report based on collected data. NIS indicators are scored in consultation with experts.
Identifying Recommendations and Action PlanConducting a workshop will help connect the research component with the advocacy component of the project. The draft report can serve as a platform for discussion among key stakeholders about future action.