Thailand: 16th Secretariat Meeting of ASEAN Parties Against Corruption (ASEAN-PAC) successfully concluded via video conference

The National Anti-Corruption Commission of Thailand (NACC) hosted the 16th ASEAN Parties Against Corruption (ASEAN-PAC) Secretariat Meeting on 24 August 2020 via video conference. Operational-level officers from the 10 Southeast Asian anti-corruption agencies gathered online to exchange experiences and discuss their progress on anti-corruption efforts.

The 16th ASEAN-PAC Secretariat Meeting commenced with a welcoming speech from the Secretary-General of the NACC, Mr. Warawit Sukboon, who expressed the commitment of ASEAN-PAC to the ASEAN Community building process and underlined the importance of international cooperation to “ensure robust response and coordinated efforts” to overcome the challenges posed by the global COVID-19 pandemic. The NACC Secretary-General highlighted that the Meeting was the first time for the ten anti-corruption agencies to convene under the new identity of ASEAN-PAC in lieu of the former name Southeast Asian Parties Against Corruption (SEA-PAC), and its first virtual gathering.

The original full article can be found at bangkokpost.com

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