U Aung Kyi, Chairman of Anti-Corruption Commission and party attended the 14th Principals Meeting of the Southeast Asia Parties Against Corruption (SEA-PAC) and Applying
Innovation Tools in the Fight Against Corruption workshop held in Singapore from 29-31 October.
The 14th Principals meeting of the Southeast Asia parties against corruption (SEA-PAC) was chaired by Singapore’s Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB). During the meeting, chairman of Anti-Corruption Commission U Aung Kyi openly discussed on the preventive measures in the fight against corruption and participated in the discussion titled “Cooperation with all stakeholders to emerge a culture that has zero tolerance for corruption”. At the meeting all the participants openly discussed on-going process of the SEA-PAC (2017-2019), empowerment schemes for the SEA-PAC member countries and a proposal of changing the present term of SEA-PAC into ASEAN anti-corruption agency.
Applying Innovative Tools in the Fight Against Corruption workshop was co-organized by Singapore’s Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and members of SEA-PAC countries attended it.
At the workshop, the participants discussed the topics relating to using applications of modern techniques in the process of filing a complaint against the corruption, the benefits of using mobile technology and online-communication system, application of digital processing, the important role of getting transparency facts and the role of technology to monitor financial sectors.
Anti-Corruption Commission Chairman U Aung Kyi and party arrived back in Yangon by flight on 1 November.
(Translated by Win Ko Ko Aung)