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ACRC Designated 14 Public Institutions for Test Operation of the K-CP
ACRC Designated 14 Public Institutions for Test Operation of the Integrity and Ethics Compliance Program to Enhance Transparency of Public Institutions
- Providing Integrity and Ethics Management education and mapping out improvement plans through consulting on areas vulnerable to corruption for each institution -
(August 8, 2022, ACRC)
14 public institutions, including Incheon International Airport Corporation and Korea Railroad Corporation, were designated to implement a test operation of the Integrity and Ethics Compliance Program, aiming to enhance transparency and integrity management of public institutions.
The Anti-corruption and Civil Rights Commission (Chairperson Jeon Hyun-Heui, ACRC) plans to provide public institutions aforementioned with Integrity and Ethics Management education and consulting on areas vulnerable to corruption for each institution.
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The ACRC added 14 more public institutions as participants of the test operation program this year, following six public institutions* selected in July last year.
* Korea Electric Power Corporation, Korea Gas Corporation, Korea District Heating Corporation, Korea Land and Housing Corporation, Korea Expressway Corporation, Korea Water Resources Corporation
Experts from different sectors, including Transparency International-Korea, Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Korea International Trade Association, participated in the selection evaluation.
In June, the ACRC distributed 「Integrity & Ethics Compliance Program Guideline for State-Owned Enterprises」to every public institution, and the test operation has been implemented for the practical application of guidelines at each institution.
The ACRC plans to provide the education needed for integrity and ethics management and provide an examination of the integrity level and improvement plans based on consulting on areas vulnerable to corruption for each institution.
The ACRC looks forward to increasing the transparency of the management and effectively preventing the pursuit of private interest using disclosed information related to duties, irregularities of employment, and accounting fraud based on the proactive implementation of the Integrity and Ethics Compliance Program by public institutions participating in the test operation.