About GIACC-Germany

GIACC-Germany is an independent not-for-profit organisation based in Oldenburg, Germany.  It is an Affiliate of GIACC-International.

It was founded in 2014 by Carsten Ahrens, Horst Mehrtens and other leading industry professionals. In 2022, it was re-launched under the leadership of Carsten Ahrens as GIACC-DE e.V.

GIACC-Germany Board of Directors

Prof. Dr. Carsten Ahrens (Chairman)

Prof. Heiko Hellwege (Deputy Chairman)

Werner Kähler (Treasurer)


GIACC-Germany aims to:

  • Increase awareness in Germany of the damage and risks of corruption through workshops, training and publications.
  • Encourage both public and private sector organisations, whether working in Germany or internationally, to adopt a strict anti-corruption policy, and put in place effective anti-corruption procedures in accordance with ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management Systems Standard.
  • Support the provision by German universities and technical colleges of an anti-corruption module as part of the syllabus, so that students enter the workplace with the knowledge and ability to avoid, prevent and deal with corruption.

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Updated on 23rd February 2022