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ACRC Korea Transparency Newsletter (February 2021)

Date
23-03-2021
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February 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.
 
  ACRC Will Improve Institutions to Tackle Structural Corruption and Injustice
The ACRC has prioritized implementation tasks to address structural corruption, such as granting and receiving privileges, forming collusive ties, and wasting public budget, that has continued even under the pandemic, and to help overcome the crisis, and will initiate efforts toward institutional improvement in full gear.
The ACRC has prioritized implementation tasks to address structural corruption, such as granting and receiving privileges

ACRC Asked for Completion of Reform against Corruption and for Justice to Advance Korea to Be Among Top 20 in CPI Next Year
ACRC Chairperson hosted a Conference to Deliver the Implementation Guidance for Anti-Corruption and Integrity Policies on Feb 2.

ACRC Will Embark on Comprehensive Review of Regulations of 99 Quasi-Governmental Organizations
ACRC plans to examine all of the company regulations that centered on corruption-causing factors of 99 quasi-governmental organizations in 7 different fields this year
 
  ACRC Improves Institutions to Not to Pay Major Rule-Breakers
More than 80% of organizations related to public service revealed their plans to revise regulations, by the end of April, regarding the incentive payment to major rule-breakers and the early retirement allowance payment to those who have received disciplinary actions and are not eligible for promotion.
organizations related to public service revealed their plans to revise regulations

ACRC Opened an Exclusive Webpage to Receive Civil Complaints and Corruption and Public Interest Violation Reports Regarding COVID-19 Vaccination
Anyone who has questions about who and when can be inoculated, complaints or improvement requests regarding COVID-19 vaccination can get help through e-People, which is a portal that the ACRC operates to allow citizens to engage.

ACRC Builds Comprehensive Corruption Information System to Enable Users to See Anti-corruption Related Data at a Glance
The ACRC completed the development of the third phase of Clean Portal, ‘Clean Portal - Corruption and Public Interest Infringement Report’ which is designed to help citizens have an easy access to the government’s anti-corruption policies and systems online.
 
 
 
Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission
Government Complex Sejong, 20 Doum 5-ro, Sejong 30102, Republic of Korea
Tel: +82-44-200-7151~6 Fax: +82-44-200-7916 E-mail: acrc@korea.kr
Website: www.acrc.go.kr/en/index.do