The outstanding activities of ACU in 2018 – ACU’s strategies (International Cooperation)

UNCAC Review of 2nd cycle for Cambodia

Cambodia became the state party to UNCAC on October 5, 2007. UNCAC implementation review was established in November 2009 in the conference of state parties which is a forum to provide dialogues at the international levels and the participation of all state parties to share experiences and knowledge for other members as well as to provide opportunity for technical assistance. As a state party to UNCAC Cambodia has an international obligation to take part in UNCAC review for cycle I which was already completed under the facilitation of UNODC that Cambodia had been reviewed Myanmar and Togo (2013-2015) and conducted review to 3 countries including Malta (2012-2014), Saudi Arabia (2013-2014). In 2018-2019 Cambodia will approach its 2nd cycle of UNCAC Review for Chapter II (Prevention) and Chapter V (Money Laundering and Assets Recovery) that Cambodia will be reviewed by Thailand and Eswatini and Cambodia will review Kiribati. In relation to the readiness for UNCAC review process of 2nd cycle; Cambodia is preparing the draft self-assessment check list report and conducted seminar to collect inputs from relevant institutions for submitting to the Council of Ministers for approval before sending to UNODC and the above states who will review Cambodia.

ACU 2018 - UNCAC Review

Opening ceremony for a seminar on UNCAC Implementation review of 2nd cycle in Cambodia in 2018 under the auspice of H.E. Top Sam, President of National Council Against Corruption on May 21, 2018.

 

ACU 2018 - UNCAC Review

Dialogues between ACU and relevant stakeholders of the draft report of Self-Assessment Check List for UNCAC, 2nd cycle in Cambodia at ACU on December 12, 2018.

ACU 2018 - UNCAC Review

H.E. Dr. Om Yentieng, Senior Minister and President of ACU (Middle) and colleagues in dialogues meeting on the draft report of Self-Assessment Check List for UNCAC in Cambodia at ACU on December 12, 2018

 

Parties of ASEAN against corruption (SEA-PAC)

Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) represents the Kingdom of Cambodia joined South East Asia Parties against Corruption or abbreviated “SEA-PAC” through signature of SEA-PAC MoU in 2007. ACU took part actively in SEA-PAC through bilateral and multilateral cooperation with all SEA-PAC members and through the regular meetings of 2 times per year which are Meeting of SEA-PAC Secretariat and Annual Principals Meeting. At present SEA-PAC has 10 members including all ASEAN countries and in 2017 SEA-PAC has become an entity associated with ASEAN.

ACU 2018 - SEA-PAC

Photo Souvenir of 14th SEA-PAC Secretariat Meeting on 18-19 July 2018 in Manila, Philippines.

ACU 2018 - SEA-PAC

ACU Delegation led by H.E. Dr. Panhha Orn, Assistant to ACU (Right) and colleague Miss Rith Thidapacharoath (left) participated in 14th SEA-PAC Secretariat Meeting on 18-19 July 2018 in Manila, Philippines.

ACU 2018 - SEA-PAC

Photo Souvenir of 14th SEA-PAC Principals Meeting on 30-31 October 2018 in Singapore.

ACU 2018 - SEA-PAC

ACU Delegation led by H.E. Dr. Panhha Orn, Assistant to ACU and colleagues (From left to right) Mrs. Sin Sopheap, Mrs. Nouv Whattey and Miss Chan Raksmeypich participated the 14th SEA-PAC Principals Meeting on 30-31, 2018 in Singapore.

 

ACU’s Participation in Regional and international forums

ACU 2018 - OECD

H.E Im Oudom, Assistant to ACU (Second from right) and H.E. Ouk Vannarith (second from left) and colleagues(from left to right) Mrs. Seng Lina and Miss Un Touch participated in Forum of Anti-Corruption and integrity of OECD on 27-28 March 2018 in Paris, France.

ACU 2018 - AP-JG

H.E. Srin Sovann, Assistant to ACU (left) participated in Meeting of AP-JG on 22-24, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand.

ACU 2018 - OECD

H. E. Yonn Sinat, Assistant to ACU (from left to right) Mrs. Ou Sitha and Mrs. Oum Mulica participated in the 9th Meeting of UNCAC Implementation review in Vienna, Austria on 4-8, 2018.

ACU 2018 - AMM/PMC

Mr. Touch Khemarin, Deputy Director of Legal, Complaint, and International Affairs Department (Right) and Mr. Long Vichda, Deputy Chief of International Affairs Bureau (left) participated in the Briefing on the results of 51th ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting and relevant meetings (AMM/PMC) on 07 August 2018 at ASEAN Secretariat, Jakarta, Indonesia.

ACU 2018 UNCAC

H.E. Im Chanthol, Assistant to ACU and H.E Ms. Ma Soyenda, Assistant to ACU participated in 1st Meeting of 9th session of UNCAC Implementation review and the 9th meeting of inter-government working group on Prevention of Corruption at UN Office on 3-7 September 2018, Vienna, Austria.

ACU 2018 - IACA

H. E. Soth Thea, Director General of Operation, participated in the 7th Conference of State Parties of IACA on 27-28 September 2018 in Vienna, Austria.

ACU 2018 - 10th International Conference on Terrorism Finance and Financial crimes

H. E. Chieng Dara, Assistant to ACU and colleagues (from right to left) Mrs. Yors Soknith, Miss. Thai Lida, and Miss. SA Pily participated in 10th International Conference on Terrorism Finance and Financial crimes on 29-31 October 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

ACU 2018 - Meeting of integrity network on Prevention of Corruption

Mr. Nhem Bora, Deputy Director of Legal, Complaint, and International affairs participated in the Meeting of integrity network on Prevention of Corruption in public procurement on 6-8 November 2018 in Astana, Kazakstan.

ACU 2018 UNCAC Implementation Review

Mr. Noun Noren and Mrs. Oum Mulica participated in the 2nd Meeting of 9th session of UNCAC Implementation Review in Vienna, Austria on 12-15 November 2018.

ACU 2018 - different types of offences of Asia/Europe Working Group/Asia Pacific Working Group

H. E. Yentieng Puthira, Assistant to ACU and colleague Mrs. Sok Sreypov participated in a workshop on a study of different types of offences of Asia/Europe Working Group/Asia Pacific Working Group on 3-5 December 2018 in Novosibirsk, Russia.

 

Cooperation between ACU and Regional Partners

ACU 2018 - ACU

H. E. Dr. Om Yentieng, Senior Minister and President of ACU and Colleagues received a courtesy call with H. E. Sinay Mianglavah, Vice President of State Inspection and Anti-Corruption Authority of Lao PDR (SIAA) at ACU.

ACU 2018 - ACU & Lao PDR

H. E. Dr. Om Yentieng, Senior Minister and President of ACU (Left) exchanges gifts with H. E. Sinay Mianglavah, Vice President of SIAA, Lao PDR.

ACU 2018 - SIAA of Laos with leaders of ACU

Photo Souvenir of SIAA of Laos with leaders of ACU.

ACU 2018 - Anti-Corruption Cooperation between NACC Thailand, ACU Cambodia and SIAA Lao PDR

First Meeting of Working Group on Anti-Corruption Cooperation between NACC Thailand, ACU Cambodia and SIAA Lao PDR on 30-31 August 2018.

ACU 2018 - Anti-Corruption Cooperation between NACC Thailand, ACU Cambodia and SIAA Lao PDR

ACU Delegation led by H. E. Yonn Sinat, Assistant to ACU (Middle) and Colleagues participated in First Meeting of Working Group on Anti-Corruption Cooperation between NACC Thailand, ACU Cambodia and SIAA Lao PDR.

ACU 2018 - ACU

H. E. Top Sam, President of National Anti-Corruption Council (Fifth from right) and Colleagues received a courtesy call with Mr. Simon Peh, Chief Commissioner of Independent Commission of Anti-Corruption, Hong Kong (6th from right) and his delegation on 23 July 2018 at ACU.

ACU 2018 - ACU Delegation

H. E. Dr. Om Yentieng, Senior Minister and President of ACU (fourth from right) and Colleagues received a courtesy call with Mr. Simon Peh, Chief Commissioner of Independent Commission of Anti-Corruption, Hong Kong (Fifth from right) and ACU Delegation on 23 July 2018 at ACU.

ACU 2018 - ICAC Hong Kong Delegation

ICAC Hong Kong Delegation visited the Royal Palace of Kingdom of Cambodia on 23 July 2018.

ACU 2018 - Senior Minister and President of ACU official visit at ICAC Hong Kong

H. E. Dr. Om Yentieng, Senior Minister and President of ACU (left) and Mr. Simon Peh, Chief Commissioner of ICAC Hong Kong (right) during the official visit at ICAC Hong Kong on 4-8 November 2018.

ACU 2018 - ACU Delegation official visit at ICAC Hong Kong

Photo Souvenir of ACU Delegation led by H. E. Dr. Om Yentieng and Mr. Simon Peh Yun-lu, Chief Commissioner of ICAC Hong Kong during the official visit at ICAC Hong Kong on 4-8 November 2018.

ACU 2018 - courtesy call of a delegation from Henan province, China

H. E. Kheang Seng, Vice President of ACU (6th from left) and Colleagues received a courtesy call of a delegation from Henan province, China led by H. E. REN ZHENGXIAO (Fifth from right) on 14 November 2018 at ACU.