DSC 1587 webA group of 20 participants from the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (ACRC) and public enterprises of the Republic of Korea has this week concluded a five-day anti-corruption training programme at the IACA campus.

This training is the seventh in a series of annual trainings organized by IACA since 2013 for the ACRC.

The training ran from 9 to 15 May and included lectures on corruption risk analysis, anti-corruption collaboration in public-private partnerships and organizational integrity. Also, as part of the training programme, for practical experience exchange the participants had two study visits to the Austrian Prosecutor’s Office for Combating Economic Crimes and Corruption, and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

The lectures were delivered by renowned experts and professors that include Prof. Andrew Spalding, Senior Editor of the FCPA Blog and Professor at the University of Richmond School of Law,  Mr. Drago Kos, Chair of the OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions and Member of the Defence Corruption Monitoring Committee (NAKO) in Ukraine, Dr. Katalin Pallai, an independent policy expert and former associate professor of the National University for Public Service in Hungary, and Ms. Verena Wessely and Ms. Evelyn Dojnik from the Austrian Federal Bureau of Anti-Corruption.

IACA and the ACRC signed a Memorandum of Understanding in 2012 for exchanges of information and expertise as well as joint efforts in education, institution and capacity building and Ms. Young Ran Kim, Chairperson of the ACRC, served as a member of IACA’s Board of Governors from 2012 to 2015.

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