Madagascar is Committed to the Fight Against Corruption


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The President of the Republic of Madagascar Hery Rajaonarimampianina officially signed on Monday its commitment to implement the new national strategy against corruption recently adopted and committed by the same throughout the country in a new impetus to combat this phenomenon. By 2025, Madagascar arose as a challenge to become a state of law where economic, social and environmental development is free from corruption.

“We are aiming for a Corruption Perceptions Index 63/100 by 2025” says Jean Louis Andriamifidy, CEO of the Independent Anti-Corruption Bureau during the presentation of the key elements of the new strategy against corruption in Madagascar this Monday. This would involve a significant improvement compared to 28/100 score recorded by the countries in the 2014 Index of Transparency International. “By June 2016, with the establishment of all the structures provided for in the new strategy, we hope to improve already 5 points note Madagascar compared to 2014,” he said in his presentation.

Developed with technical and financial support of UNDP and under the guidance of a steering committee composed of the Minister of Justice, the President of the Superior Council of Integrity (CSI) and the General Director of BIANCO, and a Technical Committee composed of technicians from the Ministry of Justice, CSI, and BIANCO, the new national strategy against corruption put on three strategic objectives: strengthening the rule of law so as to have a state capable of meeting the aspirations of the citizens of Justice, creation of conditions for the emergence of economic development, and promoting the emergence of a strong national leadership expressing the political will. Particular attention will be given to areas of justice, security, public service, public finance, natural resources, decentralization, education and the private sector to implement the strategy and its 38 lines of activities.

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