Abstract : A senior Chinese official on Tuesday called for international anti-corruption cooperation in COVID-19 response to ensure that anti-epidemic funds and materials are used for saving lives.
BEIJING, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) — A senior Chinese official on Tuesday
called for international anti-corruption cooperation in COVID-19
response to ensure that anti-epidemic funds and materials are used for
Yang Xiaodu, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party
of China (CPC) Central Committee and Chairman of the National Commission
of Supervision, made the remarks when attending a video conference on
integrity in COVID-19 response and economic recovery by the Belt and
Road cooperation partners.
Noting that global anti-corruption governance is facing new
challenges, Yang called on all relevant parties to jointly combat
cross-border business bribery, and create a standardized and legalized
business environment under the principle of consultation and cooperation
for shared benefits.
Before the conference, Yang met Ghada Waly, the Executive Director of
the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), exchanging views
with her on global anti-corruption governance and preparations for the
special session of UN General Assembly on anti-corruption issues in 2021
via video link.
He said later that all parties should adhere to multilateralism,
support the authority of UN in global anti-corruption governance, and
make due contributions to building a better world with practical
Representatives from 22 countries and international organizations participated in the conference online. Enditem
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Source: China eyes int’l anti-corruption cooperation in COVID-19 response