IA at the regional forum “Effective Prevention of Corruption through Risk Assessment”

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Dina Bajramspahic, Public Policy Researcher at the Institute Alternative, participated at the regional forum “Effective prevention of corruption through risk assessment “, held in Ljubljana on October 25th and 26th.

The Forum brought together over 60 experts from the ministries of justice, anti-corruption bodies and the non-governmental sector from the countries of Southeastern Europe to discuss together universal corruption patterns in society and specific corruption-related occurrences in the region with the aim of improving existing anti-corruption mechanisms. The main topic of the event was enhancing the effectiveness of the corruption risk assessments in public institutions and corruption proofing of legislation.

A separate panel discussion was devoted to the role of civil society in combating corruption. In this part of the forum, members of SELDI Network have presented their instruments for monitoring corruption and strengthening anti-corruption policies. Dina Bajramspahic presented the work of IA regarding the reduction of the risk of corruption in the Montenegrin Police, as well as the methodology for assessing the police integrity implemented by seven civil society organizations within the regional project ” Western Balkans Pulse for Police Integrity and Trust (POINT)”.

The event was organised by the Regional Cooperation Council and Regional Anti-corruption Initiative, in cooperation with Slovenian Commission for Prevention of Corruption under the auspice of the Regional Programme on Strengthening the Capacity of Anti-corruption Authorities and Civil Society to Combat Corruption and Contribute to the UNCAC Review Process, funded by the Austrian Development Agency.

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