Pacific Anti-Corruption Updates (15 June 2019): PNG, Solomon Islands

PAPUA NEW GUINEA:

Justice sector unites against corruption.  The Justice Sector pledged its full commitment to the fight against corruption by paving the path to activating the Independent Against Corruption (ICAC) this year.

http://www.looppng.com/png-news/justice-sector-unites-against-corruption-84841

Meet corruption with justice.  Almost 2,000 people in Port Moresby came together to take part in the 13th Annual Siaguru Walk Against Corruption (SASWAC) and show peacefully their opposition to corruption and demand justice.

http://www.looppng.com/png-news/meet-corruption-justice-84804

Commission against corruption bill will be tabled: PM.  Prime Minister James Marape has announced that the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) Bill be one of the main agendas that will be tabled in Parliament during his term.

http://www.looppng.com/png-news/commission-against-corruption-bill-will-be-tabled-pm-84774

 

SOLOMON ISLANDS:

Sogavare: we are transparent in political interest. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare says his government would not hide any secret but is open and transparent in the different political grouping interest.

https://www.solomonstarnews.com/index.php/news/national/item/21619-sogavare-we-are-transparent-in-political-interest

 

To know more about the UN Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption Project please contact the team members:

Annika Wythes, Regional Anti-Corruption Adviser, UNODC, annika.wythes@un.org

Mihaela Stojkoska, Anti-Corruption Specialist - Pacific, UNDP, mihaela.stojkoska@undp.org

Maria Lee, Peace & Development Administrative Assistant, UNDP/UNODC, maria.lee@undp.org

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