UNODC co-organises 4th Commonwealth Anti-Corruption Regional Conference in Ghana


The Fourth Commonwealth Regional Conference for Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Africa opened in Accra, Ghana, on 28 May 2014. The conference is organised by the Commonwealth Secretariat, in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC), Ghana’s Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) and the Economic and Organised Crime Office.

The Conference theme is “Coordinating Anti-Corruption Agenda within the Commonwealth.” Participating are 17 Commonwealth African Countries, including Nigeria, Cameroun, Mozambique, Uganda, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Botswana.

The five-day conference, which was opened by President John Dramani Mahama, seeks to give the Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies the unique opportunity to forge some common understanding of the tasks that lie ahead of them as anti-corruption institutions and to share invaluable experiences.

Read the story in Ghana News Agency.