Casals & Associates to Assist in Anti-Corruption Efforts in Timor Leste
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (February 14, 2011) – Casals & Associates, a DynCorp International Company, today announced that it has been awarded a contract to support anti-corruption efforts in Timor Leste.
The 36-month contract, which is funded by the Millennium Challenge Corporation and administered by USAID in partnership with the Government of Timor Leste, has a ceiling of $6.9 million and will help to reduce corruption through an integrated approach, by building a network of functioning, effective anti-corruption institutions and actors with the capacity to deter, detect and sanction corruption.
“We are pleased that USAID has selected us for this effort,” said Kerian McManus, DI Vice President for International Development. “Casals’ extensive expertise in anti-corruption efforts, coupled with DI’s existing footprint in the region, positions the team to provide immediate and effective solutions to support the Government of Timor Leste.”
DynCorp International (DI) delivers support solutions for development, diplomacy and defense, offering major programs in logistics, platform support, contingency operations, training and mentoring. Through Casals & Associates, the company works globally addressing post conflict countries and countries in transition, democracy and governance, rule of law, local governance, and other urgent issues facing societies today.