Monatsarchiv März 2017

The second Steering Committee Meeting of the Anti – Corruption Twinning Project















On 28th March 2017 the second Steering Committee Meeting of the Twinning against Corruption gathered in a round table high representatives from central and independent public institutions, the European Union Delegation, representatives from the Council of Europe and the Austrian and German partners of the twinning project.

The newly appointed Minister for Local Issues as well as the National Coordinator against Corruption, Mr. Eduard Shalsi participated in the meeting and expressed his interest and his direct involvement in the well-going of the AC Twinning Project.

After the presentation of Mr. Helmut Weichart, MS Leader of the Project, discussion took place regarding the common work achieved in the past quarter-year of the project, the problems encountered and the future challenges for the Beneficiary Institutions:  HIDAACI – High Inspectorate for the Declaration and Audit of Assets and the Conflict of Interest, CEC- Central Elections Committee, HAS – High State Audit, and IDP Office – the Commissioner for the Right of Information and Protection of Personal Data.

The project has been enabled thanks to the support of the EU, which with a financing of 3 million euros contracts 44 Austrian and German experts to assist for a period of 30 months the Albanian institutions in strengthening the policies and the human resources in the fight against corruption.