The United Nations praises the efforts of the Iraqi government in combating corruption and money laundering


The Executive Director of the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime lauded Iraq’s efforts to tackle corruption and money laundering while also involving the commercial sector.

According to a statement from the Integrity Commission, the Commission’s Chairman, Judge Haider Hanoun, discussed with the Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Ghada Wali, effective mechanisms to reduce corruption in state institutions and protect the private sector from corruption.

Hanoun discussed Iraq’s attempts to eradicate corruption and promote a culture of honesty, openness, and accountability. Noting that the Authority, through its Department of Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations, seeks to spread ethical behavior in the public and private sectors, as well as to hold educational programs and seminars in the field of risk management in the private sector and its impact on applying integrity standards, providing security for businessmen and investment companies, and contributing to the government’s effort towards… Reconstruction and service providing.

He said that the Commission organized seminars and training courses to strengthen the cadres of regulatory agencies and the rest of state institution personnel, applauding the progress of the Iraqi Anti-Corruption Academy’s training programs and its digital transformation.

The Executive Director of UNODC, for her part, praised Iraq’s efforts in combating corruption and money laundering, as well as working with the private sector through conferences, noting Iraq’s participation and effectiveness in the CLUB project, as well as its endeavor to develop a new strategy for integrity and anti-corruption, as well as adequate preparation and preparation for it.


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