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Twelfth Regional Seminar on Good Governance for Southeast Asian Countries

UNAFEI has hosted the Regional Seminar on Good Governance for Southeast Asian Countries, known as the GG seminar, annually since 2007. The seminar is held in support of activities to establish the rule of law and good governance in Southeast Asian countries, to contribute to capacity-building for criminal justice practitioners, and to promote mutual understanding and cooperation among Southeast Asian countries.

The twelfth GG seminar, which was co-hosted by UNAFEI and the Supreme People’s Procuracy of Viet Nam (SPP) was held in Danang, Viet Nam from 27 to 29 November 2018. Nineteen criminal justice practitioners (investigators, prosecutors and officers of anti-corruption agencies) from ten ASEAN countries participated in the seminar. Dr. Claire Armelle Leger, Anti-Corruption Analyst of the Anti-Corruption Division of the Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and Mr. Mohamad Zamri Bin Zainul Abidin, Director of the Anti-Money Laundering and Forfeiture of Property Division of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), attended as visiting experts. Dr. Tran Cong Phan, Deputy Prosecutor General of the SPP and Mr. Shinichi ASAZUMA, Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of Japan in Viet Nam, attended the opening ceremony.

The main theme of this seminar was “The Latest Regional Trends in Corruption and Effective Countermeasures by Criminal Justice Authorities.” Each participant presented the latest trends, challenges and best practices by referring to actual corruption cases. The participants’ presentations were very meaningful to comprehend the latest situation of corruption in the participating countries. The seminar was concluded by the presentation of the Chair’s Summary of the discussions.

The report of the Twelfth Regional Seminar on Good Governance for Southeast Asian Countries

  • Click herePDF to read the Keynote Address delivered by the Director of UNAFEI.
  • Click herePDF to read the Chair's Summary.

Commemorative Photo of the Participants

Opening Speech by Director Seto

Opening Remarks by Dr. Tran Cong Phan

Keynote Address by Director Seto

Special Lecture by Dr. Claire Armelle Leger

Special Lecture by Mr. Mohamad Zamri Bin Zainul Abidin

Presentation by Participants