Indonesia hosts G20 Anti-Corruption Conference

Indonesia, the current chair of the G20 Anti Corruption Working Group, hosted a two day conference in Jakarta aimed at strengthening the effectiveness of anti-corruption bodies in the prevention and fight against corruption. In total 38 states sent delegations from Anti Corruption bodies. Other attendees included anti corruption experts and practitioners as well as representatives from the United Nations Development Programme and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. A key focus of the conference was the independence of corruption eradication bodies. In an attempt to promote and safeguard the independence of such bodies, delegates agreed to a set of principles on how Anti Corruption Bodies should operate.

Nico Prins, Press TV, Jakarta

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