Strengthening capacities to fight and prevent corruption in Azerbaijan (PGG-Azerbaijan)
This project is one of the four National Components of the Council of Europe / European Union Partnership for Good Governance (PGG) Programme “Fight against corruption and fostering good governance/ Fight against money-laundering” specifically tailored to respond to the needs of Azerbaijan in the area of fight against corruption.
The Project looks to assist Azerbaijani prevention and repression entities with building up their internal capacities, as well as to support the Azerbaijani Government in setting future priorities in the field.
The overall objective of the project is to contribute to democracy and the rule of law through implementation of institutional reforms aimed at preventing and combatting corruption. This is sought to be achieved through strengthening of institutional capacities aimed at fighting and preventing corruption in the public sector. Project activities will focus on the following three areas:
- Prevention: supporting capacities of key public service institutions with corruption prevention initiatives;
- Enforcement: strengthening the capacities of criminal justice institutions to investigate and prosecute corruption and other types of economic crime;
- Strategic actions: assisting with identification of future priority areas and modalities of actions to be taken.
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