Anti-Fraud and Corruption Outreach Event organized

2019-11-18 17:31:28

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. On November 18, the Millennium Challenge Account-Mongolia (MCA-Mongolia) together with the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Resident Country Mission organized an Anti-Fraud and Corruption Outreach Event coinciding MCC’s Senior Director for Anti-Fraud and Corruption Christopher P. Williams’ visit to Mongolia this week. Organizers invited representatives of non-government organizations who play a key role in the advocacy of transparency and good governance, and representatives of mass media. 

The meeting introduced US Government and MCC values and core principles to prevent fraud and corruption, and how these principles are adopted in MCC and MCA-Mongolia’s operations. Further, participants listened to remarks from NGOs and media representatives on prevention, detection, and remediation of fraud and corruption followed by an open discussion.

Participants of the event included U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia Michael Klecheski, U.S. MCC Senior Director for Anti-Fraud and Corruption Christopher Williams, MCC Resident Country Director Alex Russin, MCA Chief Executive Officer E. Sodontogos, representatives of the Independent Authority against Corruption of Mongolia, as well as NGOs who promote transparency and good governance such as the Zorig Foundation, Transparency International, Global International, Open Society Forum, civil society organizations, and mainstream media.

Source: MCA Mongolia