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ACRC Korea Transparency Newsletter (September-November 2020)

Date
18-01-2021
 
 
November 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 successfully wrapped up IACC, setting record of the “first and biggest”
IACC 2020 was held in Korea on-line for the first time with over 500 speakers participating and over 1.6 million people visiting the IACC website.
IACC 2020 was held in Korea on-line for the first time with over 500 speakers participating and over 1.6 million people visiting the IACC website

ACRC Chairperson discussed expansion of global anti-corruption cooperation with Asian women leaders
The ACRC invited ambassadors of six Asian countries to share Korea’s anti-corruption achievements and discuss international anti-corruption cooperation.
The ACRC invited ambassadors of six Asian countries to share Korea anti-corruption achievements and discuss international anti-corruption cooperation.

ACRC published Institutional Improvement Case Book
The Institutional Improvement Case Book includes 40 institutional improvement cases for social issues such as fine dust and hiring irregularities.

ACRC ran an anti-corruption training webinar for countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia
The ACRC organized a three-day training course to help build anti-corruption capacity of public officials in Russian-speaking countries from November 3rd.
The ACRC organized a three-day training course to help build anti-corruption capacity of public officials in Russian-speaking countries from November 3rd
  The ACRC held Policy Roundtable with Foreign Businesses
The ACRC introduced the Korean government’s anti-corruption policies and listened to difficulties from foreign companies operating in Korea.
The ACRC introduced the Korean government’s anti-corruption policies and listened to difficulties from foreign companies operating in Korea

ACRC won awards in the Year of Government in 2020 International Business Awards
The judges of the International Business Awards praised ACTI’s integrity trainings aired on cable TV and real-time education online delivered via virtual education platform, in response to COVID 19.
The judges of the International Business Awards praised ACTI integrity trainings aired on cable TV and real-time education online delivered via virtual education platform, in response to COVID 19

ACRC enhanced system for protection of tenants’ property rights
The ACRC set up a “plan for indication of foreigners’ residence on moving-in registration records” for protection of tenants’ property rights.

ACRC will remove unfair venue rental rules
The ACRC will improve unfair and unreasonable rules regarding venue rental fees, which require the full payment even for canceled reservations as cancelation penalty.
 
 
 
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Tel: +82-44-200-7151~6 Fax: +82-44-200-7916 E-mail: acrc@korea.kr
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