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The NAC director took part in the 25th Steering Group Meeting of the Anti-Corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ACN)29.05.2020 732 Views
The 25th Steering Group Meeting of the Anti-Corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ACN) took place on May 28 via ZOOM platform that reunited officials from different countries, the Republic of Moldova being represented by the NAC director, Ruslan Flocea. The following topics were included in the Agenda: approving the Work Plan of the Steering Group of the Anti-Corruption Network (ACN) for 2020, during the transition period associated with the pandemic, the summary report of the 24th Steering Group Meeting, as well as the topic of Moldova accession to the Istanbul Action Plan.
The meeting was opened by Patrick Moulette, the head of the Anti-corruption Division within the OECD Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs that congratulated Moldova on becoming the 10th member of the Istanbul Anti-corruption Action Plan, together with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine and Tajikistan. In his speech, Moulette declared that "Corruption is a global challenge and only together, through OECD we can combat corruption to make the world more just."
In his address to the Steering group, the NAC director, Ruslan Flocea, expressed his gratitude for constant support of the state members in consolidating the capacities of the legal institution in the Republic of Moldova and strengthening the legal statute. "Consideration that the subjects addressed by the ACN have been always correlated with the most serious challenges and needs of the state members, our participation in these activities was an impetus for strengthening our legal and institutional framework, according to the best international and European practices," pointed out the NAC director.
As a national coordinator and contact point, the National Anticorruption Centre has been an active member of the Anti-Corruption Network (CAN), participating in different activities, which aimed to ensure the sharing of best practices in the domain of preventing and fighting against corruption.
In accordance with draft ACN Work Plan for 2020, the Republic of Moldova is one of 5 countries selected to participate in the pilot monitoring round.