The consultative meeting of the corruption challenges and government’s integrity enhancement
A two-day consultative meeting was held in Mogadishu city on 26-27 March 2019 in which the meeting was talked about the corruption challenges of the country and the enhancement of integrity of the public servants. It is organized by the National Integrity Coordination Unit under the Ministry of Justice of federal government of Somalia. And it was invited and participated several ministries of the federal government of Somalia, such as Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Constitution; Ministry of Security, Ministry of Planning, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Ministry of Finance; Ministry of Information, Ministry of Health; National Economic Council, Financial Reporting Center, Auditor General, Accountant General and etc. The other group which also participated was the civil society organization and academic sectors such as SIMAD University, Mogadishu University and Abrar University.
The main aim of this meeting was to find out rigorous research concerning the level of corruption awareness in Somalia, exhibition the commitment of the government towards corruption detection and finally to find out suitable strategic plans to combat against corruption; integrity enhancement, good governance and professional ethics of the public servants. The objective was also to create a focal groups within the government institutions’ elite personnel who will be closely working with this unit in order to detect corruption effectively and efficiently. Ministry of Justice of Federal Government of Somalia (MoJ) would like to express its sincere appreciation and deepest gratitude to all the Institutions, Universities, Civil Societies and Ministries which were actively participated and contributed in the focus group discussions for the two daymeeting. The following communiqués were issued in the meeting.
The Communique of the Meeting: