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Today, Saturday (September 23, 2023), the Integrity Commission discussed with the French Anti-Corruption Agency ways of joint cooperation between the two countries in the field of preventing and preventing corruption.
The Commission stated in a statement received by “Baghdad Today” that “The Director General of the Recovery Department of the Integrity Commission, Ayman Daoud, discussed during his meeting with the Director of the French Anti-Corruption Agency (Isabelle Guigozo) joint cooperation between Iraq and France in the field of preventing and preventing corruption.”
She added, "The meeting, which took place through the Iraqi embassy in Paris and was coordinated by Ambassador Badie Batti, discussed the mechanisms for implementing a memorandum of understanding in the field of preventing corruption that the two parties held last January during the visit of the Iraqi Prime Minister (Mohamed Shiaa Al-Sudani) to the French capital and the signing of an agreement." Strategic partnership, in order to strengthen bilateral relations and establish a formal and permanent framework for the diverse and comprehensive relationship in various fields of cooperation, including combating corruption.”
She explained that "the memorandum included a number of paragraphs, including: exchanging information, investigating corruption crimes and limiting its spread, technical cooperation to prevent corruption, enhancing expertise, and developing and improving strategies and policies to combat it."
She continued, "The meeting included the Director of the French Agency handing over an invitation to come to Baghdad and discuss areas of joint cooperation at the Commission's headquarters. An invitation was also extended to her to attend the side event that will be held on the sidelines of the Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Convention in the United States of America."
According to the statement, Daoud expressed his hope that “international cooperation in confronting the scourge of corruption will result in success,” noting “the importance of the commitment of states parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption to the articles and clauses of the Convention, and the development of mechanisms to prevent and combat corruption.”
It is worth noting that the United Nations Convention against Corruption urges the oversight bodies and counterpart agencies in the countries party to the Convention to conclude agreements and conclude bilateral understandings related to the field of preventing and combating corruption, and it also encourages international cooperation and legal assistance between those countries.