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President Zelensky restores composition of National Council on Anti-Corruption Policy

The representatives of non-governmental expert organizations, business associations, heads of anti-corruption and other relevant authorities joined the Council
15:32, 26 June 2019

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky
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President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky restored the composition of the National Council on Anti-Corruption Policy, as the presidential decree No. 453/2019 “On issues of National Council on Anti-Corruption policy“ as of June 25 reads.

Deputy Head of the President’s Office Ruslan Ryaboshapka headed the National Council on Anti-Corruption Policy.

The representatives of non-governmental expert organizations, business associations, heads of anti-corruption and other relevant authorities joined the Council.

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In particular, leaders of Transparency International Ukraine, European business of the association, American Chamber of Commerce, following NGOs – Centre of countering corruption, and Centre of political and legal reforms will work in the Council.

The representatives of the international organizations and diplomatic bodies, which support Ukraine in its fight against corruption, got an official status of observers. In particular, the representatives of the World Bank, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the UN Development Programme, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Anti-Corruption Initiative of the European Union in Ukraine.

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“The National Council on Anti-Corruption Policy will be the center of the development of solutions to fight against corruption. We will react to the disadvantages of the anti-corruption legislation or institutions and initiate the respective decisions,” Deputy Head of the President’s Office Ruslan Ryaboshapka said, the President’s press office reported.

Ryaboshapka added that the Council has to provide coordination of the work of the public authorities and NGOs to achieving results in the fight against corruption which the society waits for.

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According to Ryaboshapka, the previous composition of the Council has not gathered for three years. The first sitting will be held soon.

 

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