Challenges faced by the Kenya ethics and anti corruption commission in implementing the strategies recommended by united nation convention against corruption in Kenya
The purpose of the study was to identify the Challenges faced by the Ethics and Anti Corruption Commission on implementing the strategies recommended by United Nations Convention Against Corruption. The specific objectives were; to determine the challenges encountered during the implementation of the strategies by EACC and to establish the strategies adopted by EACC to address the challenges encountered during implementation.The research method was the case study method and indepth interviews were carried out. The first phase of the study was issuing the respondents with a Interview guide, which was followed by indepth interviews. The next phase involved receiving data , analyzing the data and making recommendations based on the findings. Some of the challenges identified include financial constraints, staffing limitations, negative public perception, weak legal frameworks and lack of policy and slow judicial process. Strategies implemented to overcome the challenges include looking for alternate funding, lobbying for changes in the legal frameworks and pursuing prosecutorial powers. Recommendations include additional funding by government, engaging the public more, strenthening the legal frameworks and developing a national anti-corruption policy. Further studies should be carried out on strategies to strengthen the legal frameworks and strategies to improve the judicial process.