A world class institution fostering zero tolerance to corruption in Kenya.
To combat corruption and economic crimes through Law Enforcement, Prevention and Public Education.
Fidelity to the Law
Excellence in service
The Commission is mandated to combat and prevent corruption through enforcement of the law, educating the public and enlisting their support against corruption and providing preventive services through promotion/ development of good practices to seal opportunities and loop holes that facilitate corruption.
About the Commission
The EACC is a public body established under Section 3 (1) of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Act, 2011.
As per Section 4 of the Act: The Commission shall consist of a chairperson and two other members appointed according to the provisions of the Constitution and this Act.
Section 16 (1) of the Act states that: The Commission shall, through an open, competitive and transparent process, and with the approval of the National Assembly, appoint a suitably qualified person to be the Secretary of the Commission.
13 (1) The Commission shall have all powers generally necessary for the execution of its functions under the Constitution, this Act, and any other written law.
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), the Commission shall have the power to –
- Educate and create awareness on any matter within the Commission’s mandate;
- Undertake preventive measures against unethical and corrupt practices;
- Conduct investigations on its own initiative or on a complaint made by any person, and,
- Conduct mediation, conciliation and negotiation.
What you could do to help fight corruption?
Report all forms of corruption to the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) or other Law Enforcement Agencies.
You could report corruption to us:
In person at our offices
By writing to us a letter or an email
By telephone or fax
By use of drop-in corruption reporting boxes
By use of any other method convenient to you.
All information given to the Commission will be treated with utmost confidentiality.