Government Ministerial Sector approves African Union Convention on Combating Corruption

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Government Ministerial Sector approves African Union Convention on Combating Corruption

The Technical Committee of the Cabinet's Government and Administration Sector, in a meeting which was chaired by the Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers, Dr Omer Mohamed Salih , Tuesday, approved the African Union Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption .

The Convention aims to encourage the member states to set up the necessary mechanisms for combating corruption and corruption-related crimes as well as boosting cooperation among the parties to the agreement to guarantee efficacy of procedures and measures taken to prevent and combat corruption .

The meeting also approved the African Charter on Statistics, a legal tool for organization and development statistical activities in Africa.