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Staff of Maldives Customs Service signs the National Integrity Pledge

32 Staff from the Maldives Customs Service has signed the National Integrity Pledge which was introduced with the aim to encourage all public officials work with integrity. The ceremony to sign the Pledge was held on 17th January 2021 at Maldives Customs Service after the Anti-Corruption Training Session held by the officials of ACC.

ACC Conducts an Awareness Session for the Officials of Maldives Customs Service

An awareness session on Integrity and Anti-corruption has been conducted for the staff of Maldives Customs Service on Sunday, 17th January 2021 from 13:00 to 15:00 by ACC. The 2 hour-session was focused on Integrity values, importance of integrity in work place and anti-corruption measures that can be taken in working environment. The session with [Read More…]

ACC Conducts a focused group meeting with the senior staff of Ministry of Health.

A focused group meeting has been conducted by ACC with the senior staff of Ministry of Health on Tuesday, 05th January 2021 at the ministry. The 1 hour-meeting was focused on the corruption related issues that has been reported to ACC regarding Ministry of health. The specific recommendations given in the past 3 years regarding [Read More…]

ACC Conducts a Corruption Prevention Session for the participants of Induction Program of Maldives Inland Revenue Authority (MIRA)

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has conducted an anti-corruption training session for the newly recruited staff of MIRA on Monday, 4th January 2021. This session was a part of the induction program organized by MIRA, to give information on corruption and integrity to the participants. The two-hour session with 10 participants was conducted by professionals of [Read More…]

Investigations

The ACC has the authority to investigate any matter involving public sector corruption in the Maldives.

The ACC has extensive powers of investigation, to conduct search and obtain evidence.
The ACC targets serious systemic corruption and corruption vulnerabilities in the Maldives public sector.
The ACC establish facts and refer corrective matters to public institutions on administrative processes, staff ethics and preventive actions.
The ACC recommends and advice systemic changes to prevent recurrence of corruption. [Read More..]

 

Prevention

The ACC is independent of the government of Maldives and is accountable to the people through the Parliament. It minimizes corruption by conducting various prevention programs. As part of the mandate of the Commission, prevention programs are categorized into two major areas;

1. Prevention and Research:

  • Implementing National Integrity Plan
  • Formulation of Anti-Corruption Strategy
  • Conducting Corruption Risk Assessments and Researches
  • Formulation of Capacity Development documents
  • Identifying Training needs..

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