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ACRC Korea Transparency Newsletter (January 2021)

Date
24-02-2021
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January 2021

The Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (ACRC) was launched on February 29, 2008 through the integration of the Korea Independent Commission Against Corruption, the Ombudsman of Korea, and the Administrative Appeals Commission. With the consolidation of these three organizations, the ACRC now provides citizens with one-stop service dealing with citizen complaints, administrative appeals, and corruption reports in a faster and more convenient way.

We would like to inform you about our recent anti-corruption activities and latest news on what the Korean government is doing to improve the nation's transparency on thi s newsletter.
 
  Korea achieved a remarkable improvement on 2020 Corruption Perception Index
Korea earned a record high score of 61 out of 100 and was ranked 33th out of 180 countries.
Korea earned a record high score of 61 out of 100 and was ranked 33th out of 180 countries.

ACRC was selected as an excellent example in 2020 Comprehensive Assessment of Civil Complaint Service
In the Assessment, ACRC won grade "Na" with high scores for Chairperson's high engagement and efforts to reflect people's voices.

ACRC passed amendments to the ACRC Act in the State Council
Corruption reporters could make a proxy reporting through lawyers, without revealing their personal information as public interest whistleblowers can.
 
  ACRC announced 2020 Anti-corruption Initiative Assessment result
The results showed the more active anti-corruption efforts public agencies put in, the greater the increase in their score of the Integrity Assessment was.
The results showed the more active anti-corruption efforts public agencies put in, the greater the increase in their score of the Integrity Assessment was

ACRC runs an intensive reporting period on corruption of high-ranking officials
ACRC will crack down on corruption by high-ranking officials through case transfer, information sharing, and other proactive collaboration efforts with CIO.

ACRC will turn people's ideas into institutional improvement
The ACRC will receive ideas for institutional improvement from citizens through "People's Idea Box" to increase the people's participation.
 
 
 
Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission
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