The Commonwealth Secretariat is hosting its 11th Regional Conference for Anti-Corruption Agencies in Africa, from 21-24 June 2021.
A meeting of the Association of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Commonwealth Africa has been held annually since it was set up by the Commonwealth Secretariat in 2011, providing a forum for agencies to benchmark anti-Corruption efforts of member countries towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal 16.
The theme for the conference is ‘Assessing Anti-Corruption and Asset Recovery Efforts in Africa’.
With only nine years remaining to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals the conference will provide a timely assessment of what progress has been made in Africa on SDG 16 through presentations and peer-review.
SDG 16 incorporates specific targets relating to reducing corruption, bribery, and illicit financial flows.
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland will be delivering a keynote address to open the event.
Other prominent speakers include: