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10 December 2022

The Director of APK, Yll Buleshkaj met with the Head of the EU/EUSR Office, visited the Agency for the Prevention of Corruption

"Transparency and accountability must remain the priority of public institutions in the prevention of corruption," said the director of the APK Yll Buleshkaj on the International Day against Corruption.

"During 2022, thanks to the information received, within the Agency's mandate, more than 30 cases have been initiated for treatment by cooperation with non-governmental organizations and the media" APK Director Yll Buleshkaj

On the World Anti-Corruption Day, the Director of the Agency for the Prevention of Corruption (APK) Yll Buleshkaj, hosted the head of the EU/EUSR Office, Ambassador Tomas Szunyog.

During the presentation of the work of the APK, Director Yll Buleshkaj, said that during this year the Agency had a good performance, and within eleven months it exceeded the number of cases handled, compared to the annual totals of previous years, however with the responsibilities of new, after the adoption of the new legislation, the need for new staff, additional financial and professional resources continues to remain a constant request to raise work performance in general.

In the meeting with Ambassador Szunyog, the Director of APK, Yll Buleshkaj said that accountability, transparency and cooperation with the media and non-governmental organizations continue to remain a priority in the prevention of corruption and that only during the year 2022, of the received information, in within the Agency's mandate, over 30 cases have been initiated for treatment by cooperation with non-governmental organizations and the media. Meanwhile, transparency and accountability should be a priority of public institutions, for the prevention of corruption, said the director of APK Yll Buleshkaj.

Within the framework of mutual cooperation, APK in cooperation with the EU office in Kosovo, will launch the information campaign for the prevention of corruption, which aims to inform citizens about the scope of the Agency and will include information on the protection of whistleblowers. , the asset declaration process and the prevention of Conflict of interest.

On the World Anti-Corruption Day, the Head of the EU/EUSR Office expressed readiness for continued support for the implementation of the Agency's mandate in anti-corruption efforts.

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