CAC Met With President Of National Parliament

400A8284Dili – Senior Management of Comissão Anti-Corrupção (CAC) met with his Excellency President of Parliament Dr. Vicenti Guterres on Thursday, October 1st at the National Parliament.

The objective of the meeting is to inform the work of CAC in the area of prevention, institutional and international cooperation and Timor-Leste’s compliance, as a State Party to the implementation of the United Nations Conventions against Corruption (UNCAC) and Timor-Leste’s active role on the Anti-Corruption Initiative of Small Island States.

CAC also presented the draft of Anti-Corruption Law to His Excellency President of Parliament. The President of Parliament said the Anti-Corruption Law is one of the priorities legislation which will be tabled for plenary discussion before the next election.

Furthermore, his Excellency also commended the works of CAC and suggested to put greater emphasize on the prevention and institutional collaboration between public institutions in its efforts to combat corruption.

CAC team led by Commissioner Adérito Tilman, accompanied by Deputy Commissioner of Prevention and Public Awareness, Mr. Jose “Sama Larua” Neves, Deputy Commissioner of Technical Support and Cooperation, Mr. Manuel Bucar and Adviser for UNCAC, Institutional and International Cooperation, Mr. Jonas Guterres. (*)

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