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Beirut, 27 August 2014 – The Higher Committee for Discipline of the Republic of Lebanon has completed the process... read more


Amman, 20 August 2014 – The Jordan Transparency Center collaborated with the Arab Anti-Corruption Organization, both members of ACINET’s Non-Governmental Group... read more


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Palestinian Anti-Corruption Commission Issues 2013 Annual Report 

Ramallah, 19 September 2014 –The Palestinian Anti-Corruption Commission released its 2013 annual report on 18 September 2014, after submitting it to related official authorities. The report is divided into 17 sections, of which the first three sections provide a foreword by its president, an overview of the Commission and its National Anti-Corruption Strategy. As for the rest of the report, it introduces the main activities implemented in 2013 in cooperation with the different sectors, read more...


 

Sudan Joins the United Nations Convention against Corruption

Beirut, 6 September 2014 – Sudan ratified the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) on 5 September 2014, increasing the number of States Parties to the UNCAC to 174 countries. With the exception of Syria and Somalia, all Arab countries are now members of the UNCAC and are therefore committed to implementing its provisions, which include measures to prevent and criminalize corruption and to strengthen international cooperation on anti-corruption and asset recovery. read more....

 


  

High Level Tunisian Delegation Completes Official Visit to Beirut in Preparation for the Transfer of ACINET Chairmanship 

Beirut, 4 September 2014 – A high-level delegation from the Republic of Tunisia completed an official visit to Beirut, from 1 to 3 September 2014, upon the invitation of H.E. the Minister of Justice Major General Ashraf Rifi, Chair of the "Arab Anti-Corruption and Integrity Network" (ACINET) and with the support of UNDP’s "Regional Project on Anti-Corruption and Integrity in the Arab Countries". read more...


 

Jordan Anti-Corruption Commission Issues 2013 Annual Report 

Amman, 1 September 2014 – The Jordanian Anti-Corruption Commission released its 2013 annual report on 31 September 2014, presenting the work it carried out in cooperation and coordination with other authorities related to anti-corruption in Jordan. The report comprises two parts, first dealing with the legal organization of the Commission, summarizing its work read more...


  

 

New authority from Lebanon joins Arab Anti-Corruption and Integrity Network  

Beirut, 27 August 2014 – The Higher Committee for Discipline of the Republic of Lebanon has completed the process of its accession to the Arab Anti-Corruption and Integrity Network, thus becoming the 45th member alongside other ministries and official authorities from 17 Arab countries, 2 observer members from Brazil and Malaysia and a “Non-Governmental Group composed of 20 independent read more... 


 

 

Regional Roundtable on Open Government in Amman 

Amman, 20 August 2014 - The Jordan Transparency Center collaborated with the Arab Anti-Corruption Organization, both members of ACINET’s Non-Governmental Group, to organize a regional roundtable titled “Open Government: developing the initiative and strengthening the partnership”. The event, which took place in Amman on 19 August 2014, aimed at promoting the Open Government Partnership (OGP) initiative and discussing what action plan should be developed to enhance transparency, accountability read more...


  

SEMC Trains Yemeni Journalists on Access to Information

Sana'a,12 August 2014 - The Studies and Economic Media Center (SEMC) in Yemen organized in Sana’a, on 9-11 August 2014, a training for journalists on access to information and related legal protection, with a view to enabling them to use their right to information in a more effective manner, in accordance with the Yemeni law on the “right to access information”, and to overcome obstacles imposed by other laws. In his opening remarks, Mustafa Nasr, SEMC’s chairperson,  read more..  


 

Tunisia completes three anti-corruption draft laws

Beirut, 19 June 2014 - As part of the Republic of Tunisia’s efforts to build a more effective anti-corruption legal framework, in accordance with the national context and in line with related international standards, the “Ministry of State in charge of Governance and Public Function” established a steering committee for developing Tunisian laws related to governance and anti-corruption. The committee includes representatives of the mentioned Ministry of State as well as the Ministry of Justice, Human Rights and Transitional Justice, the National Anti-Corruption Commission, the Court of Accounts, the Committee read more..  


 

Jordan continues reviewing its implementation of UNCAC’s preventive measures 

Amman, 28 April 2014 – The national team, in charge of reviewing Jordan’s commitment to implement the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC), continues its work in cooperation with UNDP’s Regional Project on Anti-corruption and Integrity in the Arab Countries (ACIAC). This comes in the framework of Jordan’s efforts to fully implement the UNCAC, knowing that Jordan is among the first countries that became a State Party in February 2005 (list of States Parties). read more... 


 

Towards the adoption of a law on the Right of Access to Information in Palestine 

Amman, 28 April 2014 – An expert meeting in Amman was concluded yesterday to study and revise the draft bill on right of access to information in Palestine with the support of UNDP’s Regional Project on Anti-Corruption and Integrity in the Arab countries (ACIAC). The meeting was attended by members of the legislative committee in the Palestinian Government and representatives of the Palestinian Anti-Corruption Commission, headed by the presence of His Excellency the President of the Commission Mr. Rafik Al Natcheh read more..


 

 

The Tunisian Anti-Corruption Authority endeavors to learn more about the Moroccan experience

Tunis, 24 April 2014 –  The delegation of the Tunisian Anti-Corruption Authority returned from its field visit to Morocco where it met with officials, parliamentarians and civil society experts and learned more about the Moroccan experience in fighting corruption, with a focus on the Central Authority for Corruption Prevention (ICPC). The visit was held with the support of the United Nations Development Programme and in the framework of the Arab Anti-Corruption and Integrity Network (ACINET), which was established in 2008 and brings read more..


 

Baghdad International Forum Discusses Stolen Assets Recovery

Baghdad, 9 April 2014 – The Second Session of the Baghdad International Forum entitled "Recovering Stolen Assets preserves people’s dignity and rebuilds homelands", in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), was held on 9 and 10 April 2014 under the sponsorship of His Excellency Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki. The Forum was attended by more than 56 participants from more than 22 countries, including high-level public officials, civil society activists, independent experts read more..


 

 

ACINET members discuss cooperation in the recovery of stolen assets

Baghdad, 9 April 2014 – Members of the Arab Anti-Corruption and Integrity Network (ACINET) and its Non-Governmental Group participated in the Second Session of the Baghdad International Forum entitled "Recovering Stolen Assets preserves people’s dignity and rebuilds homelands" which took place on 9 and 10 April 2014. They held a closed meeting on the sidelines of the forum to discuss means to provide tangible assistance read more..


  

Lebanese Anti-Corruption Committee reconvenes under new Government

Beirut, 1 April 2014 – On 1 April 2014, the Lebanese Anti-Corruption Technical Committee reconvened for the first time after the new Government was formed and following the vote of confidence by Parliament. Minister of State for Administrative Reform H.E. Nabil DE FREIGE chaired the meeting, which was attended by the Head of Central Inspection Judge George AOUAD, the Head of the Higher Disciplinary Council Judge Marwan ABBOUD, the Acting Head of the Civil Service Council  read more..


   

Internal transfer of ACINET chairmanship 

Beirut, 19 February 2014 – With the transfer of the Lebanese Ministry of Justice from H.E. Mr. Chakib CORTBAOUI, to H.E. Major General Ashraf RIFI, the chairmanship of the Arab Anti-Corruption and Integrity Network (ACINET) also shifted, as Lebanon is chairing the Network in its fourth session (2013-2014) since April 2013 in the person of the Minister of Justice. Lebanon’s mandate at the head of ACINET is expected to end in November 2014, when a new Chair is expected to be selected in the framework read more..


 

  

 

 

Sana’a, 12 August 2014 – The Studies and Economic Media Center (SEMC) in Yemen organized in Sana’a, on 9-11 August 2014... read more


Amman, 28 April 2014 – The national team, in charge of reviewing Jordan’s commitment to implement the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC)... read more


Baghdad, 9 April 2014 - Members of the Arab Anti-Corruption and Integrity Network (ACINET) and its Non-Governmental Group participated in the Second Session of the Baghdad International... read more


Baghdad, 9 April 2014 - Members of the Arab Anti-Corruption and Integrity Network (ACINET) and its Non-Governmental Group participated in the Second Session of the Baghdad International... read more


Baghdad, 9 April 2014 - Members of the Arab Anti-Corruption and Integrity Network (ACINET) and its Non-Governmental Group participated in the Second Session of the Baghdad International... read more