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Touq Underlines 'Fighting Corruption in the Private Sector'

16-Jan-2013 | Source : AG-IP News | Visits : 5209
Touq Underlines 'Fighting Corruption in the Private Sector'
Special to ag-IP-news Agency

AMMAN - The Economic Policy Development Forum (EPDF) is organizing a seminar with His Excellency Dr. Mohi Eddin Touq on “Fighting Corruption in the Private Sector” at 5 pm on January 16, 2013 at Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Knowledge Forum in Shmeisani.

Dr. Touq is one of the Jordanian prominent figures who served as a minister of state for prime ministry affairs and former vice chairman of the Ad-Hoc Committee for the Negotiation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), Jordan.

In its resolution 55/61 of 4 December 2000, the General Assembly recognized that an effective international legal instrument against corruption, independent of the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (Resolution 55/25, Annex I) was desirable and decided to establish an ad hoc committee for the negotiation of such an instrument in Vienna at the headquarters of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.

UNCAC is a multilateral convention that considered the first global legally binding international anti-corruption instrument.

The Economic Policies Support Forum was established on June 25, 2011. It was held under the invitation and initiative of HE Dr. Talal Abu- Ghazaleh to study the economic situation of the country, issue an economic study in a comprehensive analytical and scientific method supported with data and statistics to be presented to government decision makers.
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