The OECD Anti-Corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, in cooperation with the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, US Department of State, has launched a project to support strengthening Uzbekistan’s legal and institutional capacity to efficiently investigate and prosecute complex corruption cases and enhance its implementation of Istanbul Anti-Corruption Action Plan (IAP) recommendations.
Specifically, the project aims to:
1. Support the Academy of the Prosecutor General’s Office (GPO) to:
2. Support the implementation of the selected measures of the State Ant-Corruption Programme and the work of the Interagency Commission to:
3. Bring Uzbekistan closer to international anti-corruption standards:
The OECD's main counterpart in this project in Uzbekistan is the Office of the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Uzbekistan and its Academy. Other stakeholders include the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Justice, Parliament, Strategy Development Centre and the Tashkent University Law Faculty.
Uzbekistan in the Istanbul Anti-Corruption Action Plan
Uzbekistan participates in Istanbul Anti-Corruption Action Plan, a sub-regional peer review programme which supports anti-corruption reforms through country reviews and continuous monitoring of implementation of recommendations. The fourth round of monitoring is due to be finalised in March 2019.