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ACRC Korea Transparency Newsletter (June 2020)

Date
23-11-2020
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June 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.
 
  Jeon Hyun-Heui took office as the new Chairperson of ACRC
ACRC’s new Chairperson stressed the commission should progressively push forward with anti-corruption and fairness reform to serve its role as an anti-corruption control tower.
ACRC new Chairperson stressed the commission should progressively push forward with anti-corruption and fairness reform to serve its role as an anti-corruption control tower.

ACRC submitted the bill for Act on Prevention of Conflict of Interest to the National Assembly
The bill includes eight specific standards of behavior that public officials should comply with to improve fairness in performing official duties.

ACRC improves 60 internal rules of 18 public organizations in the energy sector
The ACRC recommendations issued include improvement measures such as digital registration of private contracts and managing documents of investment committee.

[Best Anti-Corruption Policy] A culture of integrity flourished through improvement of unfair practices
Korea Asset Management Corporation promotes integrity policies to eradicate illegal use of state-owned property and overuse of power.
 
  ACRC held 6th Anti-Corruption Policy Consultative Council Meeting for Fair Society
President Moon stressed anti-corruption reform is a task that must be ceaselessly pushed to enhance transparency, fairness and unity in our society.
President Moon stressed anti-corruption reform is a task that must be ceaselessly pushed to enhance transparency, fairness and unity in our society.

ACRC enhanced the level of punishment for disclosure of reporters’ personal information
Anyone who discloses or reports the personal information of reporters will face imprisonment of up to 5 years or a fine of up to 50 million won(USD 41000).

[Best Anti-Corruption Policy] Introduction to the integrity policies in education sector
Busan Metropolitan City Office of Education and Pukyong National University are operating various integrity policies such as operating the school of integrity.
 
 
 
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