GIACC has formed anti-corruption alliances with the following international, regional and national organisations. 

Under these alliances, GIACC and the listed organisations agree as follows:

  • To work together in the infrastructure sector “to promote the implementation of anti-corruption measures as an integral part of government, corporate and project management”.

  • To agree on a case by case basis on projects on which they can co-operate so as to achieve the objective. 

These alliances are informal.  No new organisation will be formed, and there will be no resulting legal or contractual obligations.  They are alliances to achieve a common objective for the public good.


International alliances

GIACC has formed alliances with the following international organisations:

World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO)

WFEO is an international non-governmental organisation based in Paris that brings together national engineering organisations from over 90 nations and represents some 15 millions engineers from around the world.

World Council of Civil Engineers (WCCE)

WCCE is an international non-governmental organisation based in Madrid established to represent the civil engineering profession.  Its purpose is to be a forum for exchange of professional skills, knowledge, technology and information in relation to civil engineering. 

Regional alliances

GIACC has formed alliances with the following regional organisations (alphabetical order):


Federation of African Engineering Organizations (FAEO)

FAEO was founded in 2011 as a merger between the African Engineers Forum

and the Federation of African Organisations of Engineers. GIACC had alliances with both these organisations. The FAEO is a network of professional engineering institutions from African countries. The FAEO is affiliated to the World Federation of Engineering Organisations. Its secretariat is based in Nigeria.


Union Panamericana de Asociaciones de Ingenieros (UPADI)
UPADI is a regional organisation based in Costa Rica which represents professional engineering institutions from 27 countries in North, Central and South America.  Its mission is to contribute to the economic and social development of people through engineering practice.

South Pacific:

South Pacific Engineers Association (SPEA)

SPEA is an association of the professional engineering bodies from Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu and Cook Islands.  Its object is to support the development of engineering and engineering standards in the South Pacific region.

National alliances

GIACC has formed alliances with the following national organisations (alphabetical order):



El Consejo Profesional de Ingeniería Civil (CPIC):

CPIC is a public national institution representing the civil engineering profession in Argentina.  Its mission is to promote and ensure responsible professional practice, with an ethical framework, to the benefit of the public interest.


Conselho Federal de Engenharia, Arquitetura e Agronomia (Confea):

Confea is a federal public authority which regulates the activities of around 770,000 engineers, architects, agronomists and other professionals in Brazil.  Its core values are integrity, ethics, excellence and transparency. 



Sociedad Colombiana de Ingenieros (SCI):

SCI is a professional institution founded in 1887 which represents engineers in Colombia. Its mission is to improve the quality of life and welfare of humanity through the advancement of science and engineering.


La Asociación Nacional de Sistemas de Rociadores Automáticos Contra Incendios Colombia (ANRACI):

ANRACI is an association representing organisations working in the fire sprinkler system sector.  It seeks to strengthen fire protection conditions through the technological, regulatory, ethical and business development of all participants in the sector.



Asso 231

Asso231 is a non-profit multi-stakeholder industry association based in Italy which aims to study and solve problems relating to risk management and the prevention of corruption.  Its members include companies, regulators, academia, consultants and public bodies.



Uniquality (Italian Professional National Union for Quality) is a non-political not-for-profit organization which unites professionals and people working in Italy in relation to quality, safety, environment, social responsibility and other management fields.



Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB)

CIDB is a statutory body established to co-ordinate all activities in the Malaysian construction industry and increase its capacity and capability through the enhancement of quality and productivity.



Institution of Engineers Mauritius (IEM):

IEM is a professional institution which represents engineers in Mauritius.  Its purpose is to foster engineering science and its application in all engineering disciplines, and to ensure the highest standard of service in engineering.

Puerto Rico:

Colegio de Ingenieros y Agrimensores de Puerto Rico (CIAPR)

CIAPR is a professional institution founded in 1938 in order to ensure the public interest and serve as advisers to the Government on technological issues, adopt and implement professional code of ethics and defend the interests of professional engineering, surveying, and architecture.

Instituto de Ingenieros Civiles de Puerto Rico (IIC)

IIC is a professional institution whose purpose is to sustain the development of civil engineering for the welfare of Puerto Rico by promoting excellence and ethics in professional practice and the development of infrastructure for optimal quality of life.

South Africa:

South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE):

SAICE is a professional institution based in MidRand, South Africa, which represents 8,000 civil engineers, technologists and technicians.  It also acts as the host of the African Engineers' Forum.


Fundacion Aragonesa Para El Fomento De Las Infraestructuras (AFI)

AFI is a Spanish Non-Governmental Foundation, based in Zaragoza (Aragón), established by members of the local Society of Civil Engineers and by Construction and Consulting Firms of Aragón.  Its purpose is to reinforce the presence of civil engineers in the construction world through knowledge and skills dissemination.


Institution of Engineers Tanzania (IET)

IET is a professional institution based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, which represents 2,800 engineers.  Its purpose is to 'promote the general advancement of the science and practice of engineering and its applications, and to facilitate exchange of information and ideas on those subjects amongst the members of the Institution'.



Thai Institute of Directors (IOD)

The IOD is a leading non-for-profit, membership organization, established with support from the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission, Stock Exchange of Thailand, Bank of Thailand, and Foundation for Capital Market Development Fund.  It is dedicated to promoting good governance practices and improving director professionalism in Thai companies.


Turkish Chamber of Civil Engineers (TCCE)

TCCE is the widest technical organisation in Turkey, with over 64,000 members, 26 branches and 135 representation offices. TCCE protects and maintains the rights of engineers, and participates in the planning and preparation of laws, legal arrangements, and rules about civil engineering.


American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Founded in 1852, the ASCE represents more than 140,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide, and is America's oldest national engineering society. Its mission is to provide essential value to its members and partners, advance civil engineering, and serve the public good.


Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)

EIZ is a professional body for engineers and allied disciplines. Its mission is to promote professional development and regulate the practice of engineering and applied sciences so as to enhance national productivity, improve quality of life and protect the environment for the benefit of society.

Professional Institutions and Business Associations:

Anti-Corruption Implementation Strategy

GIACC has published an Anti-Corruption Implementation Strategy to assist professional institutions and business associations ("institution") to develop and promote an effective anti-corruption strategy in their home region or country.  Under this plan, the institution will promote anti-corruption training and the implementation of anti-corruption measures by all key stakeholders in the infrastructure sector in the institution’s home region or countryGIACC will provide, free of charge, training materials, recommended anti-corruption management programmes and other reasonable advice and support to the institution.  For further information see Anti-Corruption Implementation Strategy

For further information, contact GIACC.

Most recent update on 14th September 2018

Page first published on 1st May 2008