Experts Meeting on Compliance of Tunisian laws with the UNCAC

Experts Meeting on Compliance of Tunisian laws with the UNCAC

Gamarth, Republic of Tunisia, 5/20/2014 - 5/23/2014

Organized by: UNDP-ACIAC

An experts meeting on Compliance of Tunisian Laws with the United Nations Convention against Corruption was held in Gammarth on 20-23 May 2014 in partnership between the Ministry of State in charge of Governance and Public Function and UNDP's Regional Project on Anti-Corruption and Integrity in the Arab Countries (UNDP-ACIAC). The meeting specifically aimed at assisting Tunisia in developing a draft law on the protection of whistle-blowers and revising the draft law on illicit enrichment, which also includes the assets declarations system, in accordance with the national context, and in line with international standards, and namely the United Nations Convention against Corruption. For this purpose, the meeting enabled participants to exchange opinions and learn more about good practices and lessons learned from comparative experiences in the Arab region and the world. In addition to UNDP experts, participants to the meeting included members of the steering committee for developing Tunisian laws related to governance and anti-corruption established by the mentioned Ministry of State, and including representatives of the latter as well as the Ministry of Justice, Human Rights and Transitional Justice, the National Anti-Corruption Commission, the Court of Accounts, the Committee of General Control for Public Services and the Services of the Counselor for Law and Legislation of the Government.

Programme [Arabic]
Protecting and Promoting Whistleblowers: International Standards and Comparative Experiences [Arabic]
Income and Asset Declarations: Using Financial Disclosure to Prevent, Detect and Prosecute Corruption [English]

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