On 12 November 2021, Thailand took up chairmanship of the Asia-Pacific Financial Cooperation (APEC) from New Zealand for APEC and associated conferences through 2022. The Nationwide Anti-Corruption Fee is seizing this chance to spotlight anti-corruption priorities and construct momentum within the battle in opposition to corruption.
With the present 21 member economies, APEC has grow to be essentially the most economically dynamic area on this planet and continues to promote regional cooperation to facilitate financial development, commerce and funding in addition to handle sustainability and social fairness.
Basically, commerce quantity between Thailand and different APEC economies accounts for 69.8% of the nation’s whole worldwide commerce. As well as to demonstrating its financial potential and readiness to welcome vacationers, Thailand goals to play
a constructive function because the Host Financial system in advancing an agenda in assist of restoring economies which were severely affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
To this finish, Thailand has set objectives to mobilise the next priorities: (1) OPEN to all alternatives to enhance commerce and funding (2) CONNECT all dimensions to reboot connectivity inside the area, and (3) BALANCE all facets for balanced, sustainable and inclusive development.
APEC conferences present annual boards for member economies to meet, share data and develop insurance policies and route for APEC’s work. APEC operates at a number of ranges: Leaders, Ministers, Senior Officers, committees and dealing teams, totalling lots of of conferences. In 2022, NACC is tasked with internet hosting annual conferences of the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Specialists’ Working Group (ACTWG) and the Community on Anti-Corruption Authorities and Regulation Enforcement Companies (ACT-NET). These conferences are platforms for
anti-corruption and legislation enforcement practitioners to share experiences and greatest practices associated to present developments and emergent developments within the prevention and combatting of corruption, with a view to reinforcing regional cooperation within the anti-corruption area.
On the newest thirty third ACTWG assembly on 25 August 2021, NACC President Police Common Watcharapol Prasarnrajkit delivered
a press release for the ACTWG and ACT-NET chairmanship handover and outlined the NACC’s initiatives to elevate
anti-corruption efforts. Underneath Thailand’s APEC chairmanship, the NACC proposed to host a workshop with the ACTWG and ACT-NET plenary conferences in February 2022 on using digital innovation and applied sciences to promote transparency and sort out corruption. The mission outcomes are anticipated to translate into concrete implementation of APEC’s imaginative and prescient of making a beneficial atmosphere for sustainable and inclusive financial development and prosperity within the Asia-Pacific area throughout Thailand’s chairmanship.
UNDER THAILAND’S APEC CHAIRMANSHIP,
THE NACC PROPOSED TO HOST
A WORKSHOP WITH THE ACTWG AND
ACT-NET PLENARY MEETINGS IN FEBRUARY 2022
ON THE USE OF DIGITAL INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGIES TO PROMOTE TRANSPARENCY
AND TACKLE CORRUPTION.