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P a g e 2M A C A N E W S L E T T E RCooperation between Commission on Human Rights andAdministrative Justice (CHRAJ), Ghana & Malaysia Anti-CorruptionCommission ( MACC )Pursuant to signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Deputy Commissioner Abdul Wahab bin Abdul Aziz, Directorbetween CHRAJ, Ghana and MACC earlier, the meeting of Malaysia Anti-Corruption Academy (MACA), Richardwas held on 10-11 October 2011 in Accra, Ghana hosted by Quayson, Deputy Commissioner, Public Education and Anti-Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice Corruption, CHRAJ and a number of officials representingCHRAJ, Ghana.(CHRAJ).The meeting assigned focal points of joint cooperationespecially in training programmes. These can enhanceviews, information and expertise in the areas of investigation,intelligence, training, community education andprevention.This meeting marked a significant development in collaborationbetween two important players in the global of fightingagainst corruption attended by the Deputy Chief of Commissionerof MACC, Datuk Hajjah Sutinah binti Sutan andThe host, CHRAJ also expressed its continued interest inparticipating in the courses such as Management Code ofEthics, Executives Course in Strategic Management ofAnti-Corruption Programmes and Senior ExecutivesCertificate Course for Strategic Management of Anti-Corruption Programme.MACC and MACA actively support efforts on developmentsof training modules by CHRAJ and was also agreed to worktogether to design and develop the best modules ondevelopment for training programmes.International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA)’s ProvisionalAssembly - Vienna, AustriaIACA’s Provisional Assembly convened on 13 Octobersetting up a constituency-owned PreparatoryCommission mandated with guiding the Academy. It washeld at IACA, Vienna, Austria assembled a number ofanti-corruption agencies around the world.Deputy Commissioner Abdul Wahab bin Abdul Aziz, Directorof Malaysia Anti-Corruption Academy ( MACA ) hassuccessfully attended this assembly and acknowledged therole played by IACA in combating corruption.programmes, activities, financial issues, staff statute andhuman resources.Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission (MACA) regards thisimmense initiative as one of the initiative at internationalarena.This assembly aimed to focus on the discussion and togenerate ideas in combating and eradicating corruption. Theagenda discussed in the assembly including theorganization matters, report on the legal issues,


Leadership Workshop: Working Across Institutions To Cure andPrevent CorruptionThe workshop was organized by International Studies Centre of MACA for senior officers from MACC, National Key Result Area(NKRA), Government Transformation Programme (GTP), Sea-Pax Members and Malaysian Government Links Companies andother government departments with a total of 47 participants from 4-5 August 2011.This workshop was successfully conducted by Professor Robert Klitgaard who is known as world’s leading expert on corruption.The main objective of this workshop is to develop strategies for addressing weaknesses, understanding the economics of corruptionas well as the institutional and political environment.In addition, this workshop aimed to diagnose the strengths and weaknesses in governance at the national, ministerial and municipalslevels of government as well as to map implementation challenges onto the institutional environment to build momentum toreform.Government Inspectorate of Vietnam (GIV) VisitsA delegation comprised of seven officers from theGovernment Inspectorate of Vietnam took part in astudy visit to MACA on 15 September 2011. Thisvisit was in pursuant to the attended training programmesof " Senior Executive Certificate Course forStrategic Management of Anti-Corruption" by 20 seniorofficials of GIV in 2008.Deputy Commissioner Abdul Wahab bin Abdul Aziz,Director of Malaysia Anti-Corruption Academy(MACA) and Senior Deputy Commissioner Mohd Jaafar bin Hj Hussen, Deputy Director of MACA,welcomed the delegation to the academy.The main purpose of the visit was to further build a good relationship between two parties in the areasof training and capacity building of the officers.The delegation was briefed by Assistant Commissioner, Abdul Razak bin Hamzah, Head of InternationalStudies Center on the training programmes and training facilities offered to international participants.Upcoming Event-November2011Strengthening The Capacityof Anti-Corruption AgenciesUNDP Initiative of MalaysiaAnd The MalaysianAnti-CorruptionAcademy - Workshop2: Training of Trainers(TOT)[ 21 to 25 November2011 ]Delegation Civil Right'sAnti-CorruptionCommission, Koreanvisit to MalaysianAnti-Corruption Academy[ 23 November 2011 ]M a l a y s i A A N T I C O R R U P T I O N A C A D E M YP e r s i a r a n D u t a , O f f J a l a n D u t a , 5 0 4 8 0 K u a l a L u m p u rTelephone : 03—62092800 / Fax: 03– 62016197 / E-mail: info.maca @ sprm.gov.my

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