Ig Hosts Commonwealth Review Meeting Of Heads Of Anti-Corruption Agencies In Africa

Ig hosts commonwealth review meeting of heads of anti-corruption agencies in africa
Appeared on: 08 May 2019

The Inspectorate of Government in collaboration with the Commonwealth hosted the 9th Commonwealth Africa Regional Meeting for Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies.

The five-day conference attracted heads of anti-corruption agencies from 19 African states under the Commonwealth.

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The Conference under the theme “Preventing Corruption for Sustainable Development in Commonwealth Africa” was officially opened by H.E. President Yoweri Museveni at Lake Victoria Serena Golf Resort and Spa in Kigo.

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The Conference provided a unique platform for sharing emerging anti-corruption best practices and country innovations in the fight against corruption and the promotion of good governance in Commonwealth Africa.

The key aim of the meeting was to enhance south-south learning and the sharing of country, regional and international experiences, by Experts and Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in the Commonwealth Africa.

The meeting climaxed on 10th May, 2019 with the reading of a communique.

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The Inspector General of Government (IGG), Ms Irene Mulyagonja, was unveiled as the new Chairperson of the Association of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Commonwealth Africa, deputised by the Chief Ombudsman of Rwanda, Mr. Anastase Murekezi.

The next Regional Conference of Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Commonwealth Africa will be held in Rwanda in 2020.