Selection criteria

Applicants to the programme have to be supported by a civil society organisation (NGO, workers’ union or media).

Selection criteria:

  • The candidate must show motivation to participate in the programme and share knowledge from the programme with home network
  • The candidate must have the necessary language skills
  • The candidate must have experience from advocacy work related to extractive industries, corruption, capital flight and/or financial secrecy
  • A relevant educational background is an advantage

In addition, the organisation that the participant represents, should:

  • Have transparency in extractive industries, corruption, revenue tracking, and preferably also capital flight and global financial secrecy, as a part its focus area.
  • If capital flight and financial secrecy are not areas currently addressed by the organisation, there should be an existing organisational interest in incorporating these areas into ongoing work and strategy.
  • The organisation must commit to give their candidate the necessary time and resources to participate in TRACE.

Other considerations
Other elements taken into consideration when selecting the group of participants, are:

  • Securing a critical mass of minimum 4 participants from each country
  • Gender balance