Regional Focus Group Meeting on Developing the Course on "Anti-Corruption in Business Transactions" for SMEs in the Arab Region

Cairo, Republic of Egypt, 2/21/2013 - 2/21/2013

Organized by: UNDP-ACIAC

The Egyptian Junior Business Association hosted the Second Regional Focus Group Meeting on training and educational programmes on anti-corruption in business transactions which was held held in Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt on 21 February 2013 with the support of UNDP’s Regional Project on Anti-Corruption and Integrity in the Arab Countries. The meeting falls within the framework of current efforts to integrate anti-corruption issues in various training and educational programmes in the Arab region and aims to progress the work on establishing a training course specific to anti-corruption in business transactions for owners, managers and compliance officers within small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and begin to identify business associations and entities that could deploy and pilot the course. The latter included a general section on the concept of corruption, its dimensions and the tools used to combat it as well as a section dealing with the manifestations of corruption in business transactions and the specificities of anti-corruption in this field, all the while adapting this course to the national context of each participating country. Participants to the meeting included leading regional and international experts as well as representatives of companies and business associations involved in this initiative.

Programme [English][Arabic]
List of Participants [English][Arabic]

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