A summary of the challenges in the work of inspection bodies, and their cooperation with the judiciary, independent institutions and civil society from the perspective of a more effective fight against corruption was in the focus of the first meeting organised within the project Inspect to Protect: Turning Inspectorates Into Anti-Corruption Allies.
On December 8th, IA organised a meeting attended by representatives of the Administration for Inspection Affairs, representatives of inspectorates within ministries, representatives of the criminal justice system, non-governmental organisations, and representatives of independent institutions with a role in the fight against corruption.
During the meeting, discussions focused on the challenges in the work of the Administration for Inspection Affairs and inspectorates within ministries (Administrative Inspectorate, Budgetary Inspectorate, Directorate for Inspection Supervision of State Property, Urban Planning and Construction Inspectorate), as well as their collaboration with criminal justice authorities and independent institutions involved in the fight against corruption, such as the Agency for the Prevention of Corruption and the State Audit Institution.
The goal of the meeting was to encourage better communication and collaboration between inspection bodies and other institutions responsible for preventing and combating corruption.
The meeting was organised within the framework of the project Inspect to Protect: Turning Inspectorates Into Anti-Corruption Allies supported by the Embassy of the United States in Montenegro, the State Department’s Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL).