Report of the 6th Annual African Anti-Corruption Dialogue

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The world has struggled with COVID-19 in the last few years which was accompanied by predicaments as a way of reaction from African countries to handle and bounce back from the pandemic. The urge for sound transparency and conformance is a result of these predicaments. This in turn would be a helping hand against corruption in the African countries.

The African Union Advisory Board Against Corruption (the Board or AUABC) committed its work in 2022 to emphasizing the significance of not disregarding transparency and accountability norms during pandemics such as COVID-19 to assist this attempt.

This report further elaborates on how the Board convened the 2022 African Anti-Corruption Dialogue (the Dialogue) under the theme ‘Strategies and Mechanisms for the Transparent Management of COVID-19 Funds’. The Dialogue, which was held virtually, brought together diverse participants including representatives of Member States, International Organizations, National Anti-Corruption Agencies (NACAs), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Academia, and the media, among other actors.

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