UN Convention Against Corruption

This commitment requires Sri Lanka to ensure compliance with UNCAC. Compliance status of the mandatory provisions are as follows:  

Article 5 - Preventive anti-corruption policies and practices

No compliance update present

  • Article 5.1 Develop and implement or maintain effective, coordinated anti-corruption policies that promote the participation of society and reflect the principles of the rule of law, proper management of public affairs and public property, integrity, transparency and accountability.

     

  • Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC)

  • Sri Lanka established the National Action Plan for combating Bribery and Corruption 2019-2023. The “National Action Plan” includes four strategies for combating bribery and corruption in Sri Lanka. They are namely,

    I Prevention Measures
    II Value-based Education and Community Engagement
    III Institutional Strengthening of CIABOC and other Law Enforcement Agencies
    IV Law and Policy Reforms.

    The Ministry of Sports is in the process of establishing a separate law to prevent corruption and match-fixing in sports. The proposed Bill titled “The Prevention of offences relating to Sports” has been gazetted and to be presented to the Parliament.

    Link to the Bill:-

    http://documents.gov.lk/files/egz/2019/8/2137-85_E.pdf

    Link to National Action Plan for Combating Bribery and Corruption :- https:

    //www.ciaboc.gov.lk/mediacentre/resources/national-action-plan-2019-2023

  • Article 5.4 Collaborate with each other and with relevant international and regional organizations in promoting and developing the measures referred to in this article.

  • Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU), Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC)

  • • The country participates in several regional and international fora as follows:

    o Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Anti – Corruption Initiative for Asia and the Pacific
    o South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC).
    o The Commonwealth of Nations
    o The International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL)
    o Open Government Partnership
    o Forum of Election Management Bodies of South Asia
    o Asset Recovery Inter Agency Network-Asia Pacific.

    Link to Financial Intelligence Unit http://fiusrilanka.gov.lk/international.html

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