Anti Corruption Academy: Preventive measures play important role in combating corruption
Azerbaijan, Shamakhi, Feb 15/ Trend A. Akhundov /
Preventive measures play a significant role in preventing corruption, the head of International Anti Corruption Academy (IACA) delegation Martin Kreutner said at "Fight against corruption in Azerbaijan: achievements and prospects" conference in Shamakhi.
"The increase in effectiveness of the NGOs and public activities is important in combating corruption", he added.
Kreutner stressed the importance of holding such a conference in Azerbaijan and spoke about the international anti-corruption movement.
"Corruption hinders the development of society, creates serious socio-economic, moral and legal issues, as well as citizens' mistrust to the state bodies", he added.
IACA was initiated by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, the Austrian government, the European Anti-Fraud Office, as well as other interested parties.