Education is the first trident of KPK as it can build and inculcate anti-corruption values, character and culture.
Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Indonesian Commission for the Eradication of Corruption (KPK) has encouraged the implementation of the Anti-Corruption Advisory Program during the first meeting of the G20 2022 Anti-Corruption Working Group (ACWG) to encourage public participation and anti-corruption education.
According to the official KPK website, the first meeting of the G20 ACWG 2022 will be held from March 28 to 31, 2022.
In a statement received here on Wednesday, Director of Anti-Corruption Education and Training at KPK Dian Novianthi noted that Anti-Corruption Advisors are the agents of change who help spread and apply anti-corruption education. corruption effectively and efficiently.
“The anti-corruption advisers also serve as an extension of the KPK. Thus, anti-corruption education can be received by all people in Indonesia,” she said.
Novianthi noted that advisors can also take on the enforcement role. For example, in the event of an allegation of corruption, counselors can assist individuals in completing the requirements to file the allegation to be investigated by the KPK.
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In December 2021, Novianthi noted that there were 2,047 anti-corruption advisers and 228 integrity building experts in 34 provinces.
On the second day of the first meeting of the G20 ACWG 2022 which discussed the issues of public participation and anti-corruption education, the director emphasized to all participants that the two issues were no less important than prevention and the fight against corruption.
Anti-corruption education has been one of KPK’s tridents for rooting out corruption, she said.
“Education is KPK’s first trident as it can build and inculcate anti-corruption values, character and culture,” she remarked.
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Novianthi expected the anti-corruption advisory program to be promoted at the G20 ACWG 2022 as a collaborative attempt to root out crime through public participation and education.
On the second day of the meeting, the working group had also collected various good practices in anti-corruption education to become a compendium from several meeting participants, including Saudi Arabia, the United States, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, England, Mexico and Turkey.
The meeting also brought together several international organizations, such as the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
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