Representatives of Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine became participants of the IV International Scientific and Practical Conference “Implementation of the state anti-corruption policy in the international dimension”.
The event was held at the National Academy of the Interior and was dedicated to International Anti-Corruption Day.
Representatives of various industries, international experts, public sector managers and the public discussed three core blocks of issues, namely: corruption as a worldview problem; legal mechanism of liability for corruption offenses and organizational and practical issues of corruption prevention.
The speakers presented the following topics to the participants:
- Impunity and selective justice as catalysts for corruption in modern Ukraine;
- The phenomenon of corruption and its impact on the rule of law;
- Problems of implementation of the state anti-corruption policy during the formation of the judiciary and the prosecutor’s office;
- Information wars as determinants of modern corruption, etc.
To the participants of the conference were also presented the World Economic Crime and Fraud Survey of 2018 according to a survey of Ukrainian organizations, the data of which indicate that Ukraine is only in a transitional stage of overcoming corruption. In particular, the lack of a coherent strategy between the three main potential actors of the anti-corruption system – state institutions, civil society and the business environment.
As a result of the conference, recommendations were made to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau, the National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption, the Supreme Court, as well as higher education and research institutions.