On 29-30 September 2016, representatives of the National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP) met with Council of Europe experts to discuss standards and good practices in developing a corruption risk assessment methodology and anti-corruption programs for the public sector. According to the Ukrainian “Law on Prevention of Corruption”, the NACP is in charge of providing guidance to authorities on conducting corruption risks in their activities and implementing measures to address them, including the preparation and implementation of anti-corruption programs.
During the two day meeting, NAPC officials and Council of Europe experts discussed established standards and good comparative practices in development of corruption risk assessments, anti-corruption and integrity programs for the public sector. Similar efforts in Ukraine from different sectors, including those of the National Securities and Stock Market Commission and the «Energoatom» State Enterprise, were also discussed.
The two days of meetings marked the beginning of Council of Europe assistance to the NAPC in developing several key anti-corruption prevention tools under the implementation of Joint CoE/EU Eastern Partnership Programmatic Cooperation Framework Project “Fight against Corruption in Ukraine”