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After being elected as a chair in the council of governors of the International Anti Corruption Academy in Vienna, the CoI Commissioner Hassan Al Yassiri is elected as the head of the Arab Anti Corruption and Integrity Network

Sep 8 , 2016

The members of the Arab Anti Corruption and Integrity Network, in its fifth ministerial conference held in Tunis, elected the representative of Iraq and CoI Commissioner Dr. Hassan Al-Yassiri as the head of the network for the next cycle.

The conference was titled “supporting accountability to advance sustained development in the Arab region”. The participants amounted to 200 entities competent with combating corruption from 30 Arab countries. The conference dealt with future challenges and efforts in addition to discussing the aims adopted by the members and the methods to develop anti corruption mechanisms.

The participants in the conference highlighted the concept of accountability and its relation to sustained development in building confidence in the state, providing a protection against terrorism and fundamentalism. The participants also emphasized the necessity to plan practical and realistic programs, and to unify the effort through the Arab network in order to develop new legal drafts and enhance the experience by developing accountability mechanisms. Those mechanisms would specifically to parliaments, oversight agencies and judiciaries in cooperation with the civil society organizations.

The sessions of the conference and the speeches by some officials commended the Iraqi experience, represented by the Iraqi Commission of Integrity. The CoI was commended for prosecuting senior officials in the Iraqi government, in a step that was described as bold and lacking in other Arab countries, including the experience of the Arab Spring.

It should be noted that the CoI Commissioner Dr. Hassan Al-Yassiri was elected as the head of the network following his election as a chair in the 9 person council of governors of international anti corruption academy in the Vienna, as representative of Asia. The second position was awarded for the Commissioner in a personal capacity, regardless of his position. The 9 members of the council of governors are academic personalities influential in the international anti corruption field.

The Arab Anti Corruption and Integrity Network includes 47 ministries and commissions from 17 Arab countries, in addition to two observer states, Brazil and France. The membership also includes 23 non-governmental entities, from the private sector or the academic field.

The Arab Anti Corruption and Integrity Network aims at developing the capabilities of the member states, and to facilitate the information exchange between them, and between international counterparts. The Network also aims at providing a common ground to develop new policies and anti corruption programs.