DR participates in Conference of the States

A Dominican delegation will be presenting the country’s commitment in the fight against corruption, progress and challenges, as well as the best practices implemented, at the 10th Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption, which will be held from December 11 to 15 in Atlanta.

The delegation, headed by the advisor to the Executive Branch on ethics, Director General of Ethics and Government Integrity (Digeig), Dr. Milagros Ortiz Bosch said that the conference is an opportunity for the country to present its progress in the fight against corruption, including the strengthening of institutions.

Dr. Bosch also pondered that these achievements have turned the country into an international reference, by increasing transparency and the fight against corruption. She also assured that the Dominican Republic will embrace accountability as a process to be developed within the conference.

Among the topics to be addressed by the Dominican delegation are measures to prevent and combat corruption, international cooperation, recovery of assets stolen from the State, review of the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption, among others.

Ortiz Bosch is joined by magistrate María Garabito, judge of the Supreme Court of Justice (SCJ); magistrate Wilson Camacho, deputy prosecutor for the Prosecution of Administrative Corruption (Pepca); vice-admiral José Cabral Ulloa, president of the Drug Control Directorate (DNCD), as well as lawyer Claudia Álvarez and economist Ruth de los Santos, from the Ministry of Finance.

Source: Presidencia.gob.do

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