Boris Divjak Consulting

Latest Implemented and ongoing projects

  • Drafts two publications following successful launch of the flagship document on gender and corruption: a gender-sensitised legal aid manual for CSOs and a separate assessment of 'sextortion' as one of the most damaging forms of corruption
  • Authored a publication for Transparency International BiH titled: Gender and Corruption in Failed Democracies that examines the relationship between the two in fragile states. The book was launched on 27 May in a webinar opened by the Swedish Ambassador to Sarajevo.
  • Won OSCE contract in August 2019 for a new project in Albania, due to close later in the year with an assessment of the Albanian 5-year Anti-Corruption Strategy and a list of recommendations going forward into a new planning cycle.
  • Successfully completed the project of EU4Business Secretariat implemented by EY in early August 2019, with the Annual Report submitted and published on the status of EU4Business initiative in the Eastern Partner countries, 6 Country Reports for each and the closing project reports, incl. 6 for each country.
  • Prepared and ran EU4Business National Roundtables in Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine in Feb-May 2019 with the participation of all key stakeholders (up to 50 participants per meeting) and previously SME focus group as a discussion input
  • Attended the OECD's annual Eurasia Week in Paris in November 2018 where an assessment of regulatory reforms in Azerbaijan and Georgia were conducted within the framework of EU4Business
  • Participated in the key global gathering of experts, practitioners and advocates: International Anti-Corruption Conference held in October 2018 in Copenhagen (following the Annual Membership Meeting of Transparency International). As Chair of the Anti-Corruption Award Committee, led the award ceremony that recognised the courage of Ana Garido Ramos and Daphne Caruana Galizia (posthumous). 
  • From November 2017 leading the SME development component of the European Commission's project EU4Business in the countries of Eastern Partnership (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine). It brings together a myriad of implementers from A2F to technical assistance to SMEs. Coordination, impact measurement and input into further policy-making and development support to EC. Implementing partner for DG NEAR - Ernst & Young Advisory Services, Belgium
  • Training for Swiss Confederation Embassy staff in Sarajevo on practical measures against corruption in project management
  • Lecturing at the Academy for Political Empowering of Women in Bosnia and Herzegovina (2016-2018) on Gender and Leadership and Gender and Corruption, a project of Transparency International BiH across nine cities in the whole country
  • In June and July 2017, prepared, managed and successfully delivered a 3-day train-the-trainers course in anti-corruption to the variety of stakeholders in Baku, Azerbaijan, under the project run by the Council of Europe.
  • From 10 May 2017 supporting the OSCE Mission in Albania, Governance in Economic and Environmental Issues Department in conducting comprehensive research of the private sector on the investment climate in the country. The project runs until October 2017.
  • 16-18 December 2016 facilitated strategic retreat of Transparency International Bosnia and Herzegovina with an aim to establish the Strategic Implementation Plan and set up a matrix of monitoring and evaluation indicators
  • On 30 November 2016 elected member of the Board of Directors of Transparency International on a 3-year mandate, at the Annual Membership Meeting in Panama City
  • October 2016 - External review for the regional report, prepared as part of the project “Strengthening National Integrity System in the Western Balkans and Turkey and tracking developments of anti-corruption efforts”, Client: Transparency International/European Union
  • October-November 2016 - SELDI Coalition evaluation - Preparing a post-implementation evaluation report to assess both the immediate results, as well as the potential impact of the project. Client: SELDI/European Union
  • October 2016 - Leadership Academy for Women - Presenting and leading at the Academy attended by 25 women leaders from Bosnia and Herzegovina (Inspirational leadership). Client: Transparency International BiH/Canada
  • October 2016 - Strategic Communication Workshop - Delivering and managing internal 2-day planning workshop for a national NGO. Client: Transparency International BiH