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ACRC Korea Transparency Newsletter (April 2020)

April 2020  

The Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (ACRC) was launched on February 29, 2008 through the integration of the Korea Independent Commission Against Corruption, the Ombudsman of Korea, and the Administrative Appeals Commission. With the consolidation of these three organizations, the ACRC now provides citizens with one-stop service dealing with citizen complaints, administrative appeals, and corruption reports in a faster and more convenient way.

We would like to inform you about our recent anti-corruption activities and latest news on what the Korean government is doing to improve the nation's transparency on thi s newsletter.
  ACRC expand laws subject to public interest reporting 284→467
The ACRC revised Public Interest Whistleblower Protection Act to add 182 applicable laws related to socially critical and urgent issues.

ACRC conducts anti-corruption education in real time using ACRC YouTube channel
ACRC provides online education programs, including “the Basic Course for Anti-Corruption Education Instructor” for the prevention of COVID-19 spread.
ACRC conducts anticorruption education

[Best Anti-Corruption Policy] Participation / Disclosure-based fairer recruitment
The Korea Communications Agency and the Gyeonggi Province are taking the lead in establishing a culture of fair recruitment by enhancing transparency in the hiring process.
  The 19th IACC of 2020 postponed to December
The ACRC and Transparency International(TI) decided to hold the 19th IACC from the 1-4 of December 2020 in Busan due to COVID-19.

[Best Anti-Corruption Policy] Let's create a culture of proper budget spending!
The South Chungcheong Province has been strengthening transparency in local financial with residents through education and public relations activities to prevent subsidy frauds.
Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission
Government Complex Sejong, 20 Doum 5-ro, Sejong 30102, Republic of Korea
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