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Myanmar delegation attends 11th Annual Conference of International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) in Austria

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Myanmar delegation is pictured attending the meeting in Austria on 28 November.

Myanmar delegation led by Vienna-based Permanent Representative to the United Nations Myanmar Ambassador U Min Thein attended the 11th Annual Conference of International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) held in Vienna of Austria on behalf of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) of Myanmar on 28 November.
At the conference, the permanent representative said Myanmar was a member of UNCAC in 2012 and is currently carrying out anti-corruption activities under the Anti-Corruption Law enacted in 2013. Among the anti-corruption activities, Myanmar joined the IACA in 2019 with the belief that the IACA will support promoting the intellectual and ability of Myanmar people. Moreover, the ACC drafted the Anti-Corruption Strategic Plan (2022-2025) and conducted prevention of corruption, education programmes and investigations in the country.
He also highlighted the educating activities regarding anti-corruption on state-owned papers, TV channels, social media and governmental training courses and cooperation with the Ministry of Education.
He then stressed the formation of Corruption Prevention Units (CPU) in 14 regions and states, Public Feedback Programme (PFP), investigations against persons regardless of their ranks, cooperation works with UNODC, ASEAN-PAC member countries, MoU with Viet Nam, Thailand, Laos, South Korea, India, Cambodia and LOI with Denmark.
The conference was also attended by delegates from member countries. It also focused on the progress of IACA, implementation of the 2021-2014 plan, current work plans of anti-corruption, changing situation and challenges, budget for 2023 and approved two resolutions for measurement of corruption and general matters. — MNA

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