Implementing Article 6, Clause 3 of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and Article 2, Clause 1 of the Terms of Reference (TOR) of the ASEAN Parties Against Corruption (ASEAN-PAC), from 29-30 November, 2023, the Government Inspectorate of Viet Nam (GIV) Delegation attended the 19th ASEAN-PAC Principals’ Meeting. This is an annual event where Heads of ASEAN-PAC member agencies discuss issues of cooperation, share and exchange experiences, good practices in anti-corruption and adopt the important plans and documents of the ASEAN-PAC. The main theme of this year's Principals’ Meeting is "Enhancing the Collaborative Capacity Building and Anti-corruption Efforts of ASEAN-PAC Institutions to Advance the Achievement of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals".
At the invitation of the Cambodian Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) - the current Chair of ASEAN Parties Against Corruption (ASEAN-PAC), from 16-17 August 2023, the Government Inspectorate of Viet Nam Delegation attended the 19th ASEAN-PAC Secretariat Meeting in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Attending the meeting were about 25 delegates from 10 ASEAN-PAC member agencies.
On June 15, in Hanoi, Inspector General of the Government Inspectorate of Vietnam (GIV) Doan Hong Phong had a courtesy meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic in Vietnam and his associates. Receiving the delegation were Mr. Nguyen Huu Hoa, Director General of the Department of Organization and Personnel; Mr. Nguyen Manh Huong, Chief of Office and Mr. Nguyen Tuan Anh, Director General of International Cooperation Department.
As authorized by the leader of the Government Inspectorate of Viet Nam (GIV), on March 31, at the headquarters of the GIV, the Department of International Cooperation and some relevant units hosted a reception for Delegation of Directorate-General for Public Administration and Civil Service (DGAFP) and the National Institute of Public Service (INSP) and the Embassy of France in Vietnam.
Implementing Decision No. 188/QD-TTCP dated May 16, 2023 of the Government Inspectorate, the Government Inspectorate Delegation attended the 14th session of the Implementation Review Group and the 14th session of the Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group on the Prevention of Corruption from 12-16 June 2023 in Vienna, Austria.
According to the 2023 Workplan for International Cooperation, The Government Inspectorate of Viet Nam sent a Delegation headed by Mrs. Trinh Nhu Hoa, Deputy Director General of ICD, to the 11th Regional Conference of the Anti-Corruption Initiative for Asia Pacific (ACI) at the Asian Development Bank’s Headquarters in Manila, Philippines from 09-11 May 2023 at the invitation of The Secretariat.
Upon the invitation from the Anti-corruption Bureau(ACB) of Brunei Darussalam, the current Chair of ASEAN Parties Against Corruption (ASEAN-PAC), on 13th September 2022, a Government Inspectorate (GI) Delegation represented by inspectors from its International Cooperation Department and Anti-corruption Bureau participated in the virtual 18th ASEAN-PAC Secretariat’s Meeting. This annual working-level event aimed to review the Group’s cooperation activities and prepare the working agenda for the upcoming 18th ASEAN-PAC Principals’ Meeting to be held in November 2022 in Cambodia.
Accepting the Invitation of the President of National Anti-corruption Committee of Thailand, 34th ACTWG Chair and 9th ACT-NET Chair, Viet Nam Delegation including representatives from Government Inspectorate of Viet Nam, Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Justice, State Bank of Viet Nam and Supreme People’s Procuracy led by Mrs. Trinh Nhu Hoa, Deputy Director of International Cooperation Department attended events: 34th ACTWG Meeting (17th Feb), 9th ACT-NET Meeting (18th Feb) and APEC Workshop on Technology for Transparency: Digital Disruption to Corruption (14-15th Feb).
At the virtual 17th ASEAN-PAC Principals Meeting on 30th November, the Government Inspectorate of Viet Nam handed over the ASEAN-PAC Chairmanship to the Anti-Corruption Bureau of Brunei Darussalam.
Following the successful hosting of the virtual 16th Principals Meeting of the ASEAN Parties Against Corruption (ASEAN-PAC) on 9 December 2020, the Government Inspectorate of Vietnam (GIV) took over the Chairmanship of the Group and hosted the virtual 17th ASEAN-PAC Secretariat Meeting in the morning of 22 September 2021. At the Meeting, member agencies adopted the Minutes of the virtual 16th ASEAN-PAC Secretariat Meeting hosted by the National Anti-Corruption Commission of Thailand in August 2020, discussed the revision of the Group’s Memorandum of Understanding, reviewed the activities conducted by GIV as the Chair and on behalf of ASEAN-PAC, and were updated on the hosting of the 17th ASEAN-PAC Principals Meeting by the Anti-corruption Bureau of Brunei Darussalam.