Visit to Indonesia PhotoOver the course of the past few days, Martin Kreutner, Dean of IACA, attended a number of meetings in India, Indonesia, and Malaysia.

While in Kuala Lumpur, Mr. Kreutner participated in the second International Advisory Board Meeting of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Academy (MACA), of which he is a member. MACA represents a strong regional partner of IACA and will also be the host of the sixth of the seven core modules of IACA’s Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS), in Kuala Lumpur next year. In New Delhi, Mr. Kreutner met with J.P Prakash, Additional Secretary of India’s Department of Personnel and Training, and representatives of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), to discuss the country’s prospects for joining IACA as a Party. Mr. Kreutner renewed IACA's invitation thereto and expressed his hopes to welcome India in the near future as a important constituency member.


On a more technical note, the delegations also discussed India's current participation in the MACS programme. In addition, he took part in the Executive Committee Meeting of the International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities.The Asia trip concluded with various consultations in Jakarta, including with F. Rudyard, Director for International Security and Disarmament, and senior representatives of the Indonesian Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK), the Indonesian National Police, the Attorney General’s Office, and the Ministry of Law and Human Rights. Cooperation and possible partnerships were the focal topics of deliberations, and Mr. Kreutner extended Indonesia the invitation to ratify the IACA Agreement at its earliest convenience. The visit ended with a working luncheon with representatives of the Indonesian media.