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Global - Hungary - Global

[Job announcement] Consultant – Future Governance: Financial Integrity. "UNDP Oslo Governance Centre is looking for an Expert to research Future Governance and Financial Integrity by preparing a background paper, the two-day workshop and discussion notes."   UNDP : UNDP Jobs - 109328- Consultant – Future Governance: Financial Integrit     Hungary's commitments to the EU on cutting corruption risks. "Hungary's government has submitted anti-corruption legislation to parliament, trying to stave off a suspension of European Union funds at a time when its economy faces a likely recession next year. And there are 17 commitments Hungary has made."   Today Online : https://www.todayonline.com/world/hungarys-commitments-eu-cutting-corruption-risks-2003491     [Blog] A global database on environmental corruption could help protect nature and society. "Corruption plays a significant role in environmental harms around the world.

Gambia – Australia – South Korea

Gambia's civil society organizations urge government and parliament to enact anti-corruption bill. "They have once again renewed their commitment by calling on the Gambia government and the National Assembly to act by enacting the Anti-corruption Bill 2019 and operationalise the Access to Information into law, to address corruption and fulfill the right to information."   The Voice Gambia : https://www.voicegambia.com/2022/09/26/ospg-urges-govt-parliament-to-enact-anti-corruption-bill/     Australia to create national anti-corruption watchdog . "The commission will investigate serious or systemic corruption by federal government ministers, parliamentarians, political staff and employees of, or contractors to, government entities. It will have retrospective powers and be able to make findings of corruption."   Business Times : https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/government-economy/australia-to-create-national-anti-corruption-watchdog  

Botswana – Malawi - Uzbekistan

[Opinion] How Botswana Became One of Africa's Wealthiest Nations. "Botswana's success is closely linked to its strong political and economic institutions, which have made the Sub-Saharan country the most prosperous nation of the region."   FEE Stories : https://fee.org/articles/how-botswana-became-one-of-africas-wealthiest-nations/     Malawi's president gets rare praise from Biden administration on the fight against corruption. "US Secretary of State said that he has embraced the agenda of fighting corruption while focusing on developing Malawi's agriculture, mining and tourism sectors."   Nyasa Times : https://www.nyasatimes.com/chakwera-gets-rare-praise-from-biden-administration-on-the-fight-against-corruption/     On 23 September 2022, the Second International Tashkent Anti-Corruption Forum was organized by the Anti-Corruption Agency of the Republic of Uzbekistan. "The Forum was attended by representative

Indonesia – Malaysia - Moldova

Indonesia maintains accountability in utilizing state budget. "Finance Minister highlighted that transparency in using the state budget had resulted in good outcomes, especially for social welfare."   Antara News : https://en.antaranews.com/news/251085/indonesia-maintains-accountability-in-utilizing-state-budget-minister     The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) launches digital platform for people with hearing problems to channel information on corruption. "They (the hearing impaired) can channel the information or their enquiries in the form of a recording using sign language…(and) They also don't have to worry because their identities will be kept confidential and protected under the Whistleblower Protection Act."   The Edge Market : https://www.theedgemarkets.com/article/macc-launches-digital-platform-pwds-channel-information-corruption     IMF to give Moldova access to $27 mln to cope with rising costs. "

U.K. - Nigeria - U.S.

Britain to overhaul public company registry in dirty money crackdown-source. "The government is likely to introduce a new Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill to parliament on Thursday to tackle problems such as the abuse of UK registered companies by international money laundering networks and fraudsters."   Reuters : https://www.reuters.com/markets/europe/britain-overhaul-public-company-registry-dirty-money-crackdown-source-2022-09-21/     Nigeria's Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to explore Tech-driven anti-corruption solutions. "What we have tried to do here today is to present ways and means where we could work and partner with ICPC to facilitate that kind of visibility, not just from a technology protection perspective, but also from a financial perspective."   ICPC : https://icpc.gov.ng/2022/09/21/anti-corruption-fight-icpc-mastercard-to-explore-tech-driven-solutions/    

Global - Global - Hungary

[Online Course] "Anti-Corruption in the Context of the 2030 Agenda" developed by UNDP and UNSSC with substantive contributions from UNODC. "Starting on 24 October 2022, this 5-week online course will offer practical examples and tools to enhance transparency, accountability, and anti-corruption in key development sectors, including health, education, and climate change. Targeting development practitioners, government officials, CSOs, youth, and the private sector actors, this course will introduce the importance of aligning national development plans with anti-corruption strategies - and shed light on emerging issues, such as COVID-19 pandemic, corruption and conflict, technology and innovation, through an anti-corruption prism."     Link : Anti-Corruption in the context of the 2030 Agenda | UNSSC | United Nations System Staff College     [Blog] 5 ways to improve CSO engagement in UNCAC – and to help anti-corruption catch up with human righ

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