G20 prepares anti-corruption action plan

The G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group is holding its final meeting of the year. The meeting’s conclusions will be submitted for consideration at the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Buenos Aires on 30 November and 1 December.

With a view to addressing how to improve standards of transparency and accountability across the G20, the Third Meeting of the Anti-Corruption Working Group (ACWG) started today in Paris.

Over the course of the meeting today and tomorrow at the OECD headquarters in Paris, officials from member and guest countries, and representatives from international organizations expect to agree on an action plan for 2019–2021.

The meeting, the last of the group this year, is being chaired by Laura Alonso, head of the Anti-Corruption Office of Argentina, and Guillaume Chabert, Assistant Secretary for Multilateral Affairs at the French Treasury. Gabriela Ramos, G20 Sherpa of the OECD, took part in the opening session. B20 and C20 representatives are also attending the meeting.

The meeting’s conclusions will be submitted for consideration at the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Buenos Aires on 30 November and 1 December.

 

About the Anti-Corruption Working Group

The Anti-Corruption Working Group (ACWG) was created in 2010 to create global action plans to prevent and fight against corruption. In the implementation of Anti-Corruption Action Plans, the ACWG encourages international cooperation – and international organizations –, the fight against corruption, integrity and transparency in both the private and public sectors, and cooperation at a global level and with the business community (B20) and the civil society (C20) to promote transparency and integrity.