A two-day OSCE online training on the effective good governance in preventing and combatting corruption was completed.
The seminar aimed at the creation of the favourable business investment climate and promotion the sustainable economic development in Turkmenistan, was held with participation of the representatives of the Ministry of Finance and Economy of Turkmenistan, law enforcement bodies, the Mejlis of the Milli Gengesh of Turkmenistan, financial institutions and other relevant agencies of the country.
International experts from Latvia and Ukraine presented OSCE participating States’ best practices in promoting good governance principles and ensuring transparency, integrity and accountability in the public sector.
Having explored the roots of corruption based on World Bank research, participants discussed the effective measures to prevent it, it’s impact of corruption on the economic growth and development of entrepreneurship. Emergence of e-corruption was also addressed.
“Corruption is a key threat to good governance, democratic processes, economic stability and fair business practices,” said John MacGregor, Head of the OSCE Centre in Ashgabat, and added, that the OSCE and its respective structures are undertaking consistent work to facilitate further political dialogue and the exchange of knowledge.