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ACRC and UNDP to Share Korea’s Major Anti-corruption Policies

Date
07-12-2021

ACRC and UNDP to Share Korea’s Anti-corruption Policies with Developing Countries

 

- On November 4, an online workshopwill be held to present the achievements and takeaways of AIA implementation in Vietnam and Uzbekistan -

 

  • The Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (Chairperson Jeon Hyun-Heui) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) will hold an online workshop to discuss the achievements and takeaways fromthe ACRC-UNDP “SDG(Sustainable Development Goals) Partnership” project to share anti-corruption policieswith Vietnam and Uzbekistan on November 4at 8 p.m. (7 a.m. EST).

     

  • In 2015, ACRC singed an MOU with UNDP to introduce and share Korea’s effective anti-corruption policies to developing countries for their local adaptation.Based on the MOU, ACRC has carried out anti-corruption policy-sharing projects with countries selected each year.

     

    Through this policy-sharing project, the ACRC and the UNDP supported Vietnamfrom 2016 to 2017 and to Uzbekistan from 2019 to 2021 in their implementation of Anti-Corruption Initiative Assessment (AIA)*.

     

    *AIA is an instrument to assess public organizations’ anti-corruption/ integrity efforts and achievements.

     

    As of 2021, the countries for which ACRC has conducted anti-corruption policy-sharing projects are Vietnam, Moldova, Myanmar, Kosovo, Iraq,Malaysia, Uzbekistan, Colombia, Algeria, and Afghanistan.

     

  • The online workshop aims to promote a dialogue among all the persons in charge of the ACRC-UNDP-Vietnam and ACRC-UNDP-Uzbekistan projects on their experiences, achievements, and lessons from operating AIA.

     

    The workshop will be attended by a number of participants includingMs. Sara Lister, Head of Governance of UNDP Bureau for Policy and Program Support, Ms. Anne Juepner, Director of UNDP Seoul Policy Centre, and high-ranking public officials of the Government Inspectorate of Vietnam and the Anti-Corruption Agency of Uzbekistan.

 

During the workshop, ACRC will present on theachievements of ACRC-UNDP’s anti-corruption policy sharing projects and the commission’s latest anti-corruption policies as well asfuture direction for improvement.

 

  • ChairpersonJeon Hyun-Heuiof the ACRC said, “The ACRC will further strengthen support and cooperation with developing countries with regard to integrity policies so that Korea could positionitself as a country of integrity in the international community”.