Anti-corruption experts meeting in Windhoek

18 Jun 2013 08:30
WINDHOEK, 18 JUN (NAMPA) - A group of experts in the anti-corruption and money-laundering field convened in the capital on Tuesday to share experiences and come up with specific guidelines in fighting corruption and money-laundering.
Members of the International Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions? (INTOSAI) Working Group on the Fight against Corruption and Money-laundering are meeting here to set up preventative measures against corruption, as well as asset recovery initiatives and guidelines.
The standards and guidelines in the fight against corruption and money-laundering are expected to be approved by the INTOSIA congress, which is set to take place in China during October this year.
The working group will also try and develop a database for best practices and expertise in the fight against corruption and money-laundering within the respective supreme audit institutions.
The meeting is being attended by participants from countries such as Germany, Lesotho, Egypt, Poland, Russia, Iraq, Iran, the United Arab Emirates, Mexico and Namibia.
The working group is being chaired by Egypt's Hesham Genena, and the meeting ends on Wednesday.