GIS – 19 January, 2018: Government has agreed to Mauritius acceding to the Agreement establishing the International Anti-Corruption Academy, an international organisation based in Austria.
The objective of the organisation is to promote effective and efficient prevention and combating of corruption by providing anti-corruption education and professional training and by undertaking and facilitating research into all aspects of corruption.
It also attains this objective by providing other relevant forms of technical assistance in the fight against corruption and by fostering international cooperation and networking in the fight against corruption.
The organisation was initiated by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Interpol, the European Anti-Fraud Office, the Republic of Austria, and other stakeholders. It became an international organisation on 8 March 2011 and currently has a constituency of 72 parties. The International Anti-Corruption Academy is an observer to the UN General Assembly, the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption, the United Nations Economic and Social Council, and the International Organisation for Migration, and has explicitly been welcomed by an array of international resolutions.
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