Transparency International Nepal (TIN) entered into agreement in 2014 worth NOK 3.5 million with the Royal Norwegian Embassy for a new program BNIN (Building National Integrity in Nepal) which ends on December 2017. Implemented with the goal of contributing to reduction of corruption in the public sector in Nepal, the program aims to strengthen the anti-corruption movement and increase public integrity in key service institutions, sectors and society. TI-Nepal works with 9 affiliated organizations in Siraha, Rautahat, Bhaktapur, Dolakha, Banke, Dang, Baglung, Darchula and Rupandehi under the program.
BNIN program has worked to pursue numerous national-level research on National Integrity System, Public Service Delivery, Integrity Pact and Budgetary process and peer facilitator training manual on education and ethics. BNIN also conducted meetings, workshops and engagements, namely the seven mobile ALACs, four regional conclaves, sixteen stakeholder engagements at district level on good governance and RTI Acts. A media campaign using hoarding boards and radio in nine districts and one online portal was also conducted.
In the remainder of 2015, BNIN will be conducting submission of research findings to the government of Nepal for policy advocacy and publishing research reports and manual. It will also hold a national summit along with two to three stakeholder engagements, conduct a media campaign in Kathmandu and call for an integrity award.