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ACC CONDUCTS ELECTORAL ANTI-CORRUPTION AWARENESS SESSIONS FOR THE SENIOR MANAGEMENT OF STELCO

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has conducted electoral anti-corruption awareness sessions for senior management of STELCO under “Electoral Anti-Corruption Campaign”. These sessions were focused on the upcoming local council elections and Women’s Development Committee Elections 2020.  The sessions highlighted on eliminating electoral corruption and discouraging the misuse of public officials and public properties in the electoral campaigns. [Read More…]

ACC CONDUCTS ELECTORAL ANTI-CORRUPTION AWARENESS SESSIONS FOR HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has conducted electoral anti-corruption awareness sessions for senior staff Housing Development Corporation (HDC) under “Electoral Anti-Corruption Campaign”. These sessions were focused on the upcoming local council elections. 10 participants from the senior management team participated in the session on Tuesday, 16th March 2021.  The sessions highlighted the importance of integrity and eliminating [Read More…]

ACC CONDUCTS ELECTORAL ANTI-CORRUPTION AWARENESS SESSIONS UNDER “ELECTORAL ANTI-CORRUPTION CAMPAIGN” FOR FENAKA COOPRATION AND MALDIVES PORTS AUTHORITY

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has conducted electoral anti-corruption awareness sessions for senior staff of Fenaka cooperation and Maldives Ports Authority under “Electoral Anti-Corruption Campaign”. These sessions were focused on the upcoming local council elections and Women’s Development Committee Election 2020. A total of 2 sessions for 41 participants was conducted separately for the two authorities on [Read More…]

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.

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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