Regional platform to combat corruption created in Central Asia

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A delegation from the Anti-Corruption Agency of Kazakhstan participated in the regional conference "Accelerating the Implementation of the UN Convention against Corruption in Central Asia," Forbes-Kazakhstan reports.

During the conference, the heads of anti-corruption agencies from Central Asian countries decided to establish a Regional Platform for the accelerated implementation of the UN Convention against Corruption.

This platform will serve as a unified forum for the exchange of information and training, knowledge management, the coordination of regional anti-corruption policy priorities, and the promotion of the effectiveness of technical assistance.

The conference also discussed the involvement of civil society in the fight against corruption and the use of new technologies in collecting analytical data.

Alik Shpekbayev, the Chairman of Kazakhstan's Anti-Corruption Agency, provided an online presentation to conference participants, informing them about the key aspects of the state's anti-corruption policy and legislative developments.

He also discussed the implementation of the Corruption Risk Map developed in Kazakhstan based on citizens' reports, identifying socially sensitive areas, as well as the work being done to recover assets that have been illegally acquired by the state.

The participants signed a Plan of Actions for the Implementation of the Roadmap of the Regional Platform for the Accelerated Implementation of the UN Convention against Corruption in Central Asia for 2024-2025.

November 6, 2023