April 15, 2022 | Colin O. Jarrett |
Trinidad and Tobago is the first Commonwealth country to benefit from training programmes for government officials in its recently-launched anti-corruption framework.
The Commonwealth Secretariat, in partnership with the Global Infrastructure Anti-Corruption Centre and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, last year published a landmark set of measures to support efforts to fight corruption.
#Corruption costs the global economy $3.6 trillion every year.
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— The Commonwealth (@commonwealthsec) April 14, 2022
As the first country to pilot the Commonwealth Anti-Corruption Benchmarks, local officials and law enforcement officers joined a two-day workshop aimed at helping the government and public sector organizations assess their anti-corruption laws, regulations, policies and procedures against international good practice and consider implementing appropriate improvements.
Colin O. Jarrett is a Caribbean News Editor with Vision Newspaper