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Anti-corruption and illicit financial flows examined by Sub-Committee

3 December 2020

The International Development Sub-Committee on the work of the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) will be holding a further evidence session on tackling corruption and illicit financial flows.

7 December 2020, virtual meeting

At 14.30pm

  • Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, Minister for South Asia and the Commonwealth, Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
  • John Penrose MP, Prime Minister’s Anti-Corruption Champion
  • Charlotte Biswas, Head of Governance, Open Societies and Anti-Corruption, FCDO
  • Andrew Preston, Head of Joint Anti-Corruption Unit, Home Office

Purpose of the Session

The session, hearing from Minister Lord Ahmad, will consider the Government’s anti-corruption strategy. The Committee will be exploring international partnerships in influencing anti-corruption efforts, whether there are sufficient human resources to combat corruption and what can be addressed to improve tackling corruption.

This work by the Sub-Committee follows publication of ICAI’s information note on the topic in March 2020, and the main International Development Committee’s report on Tackling Corruption Overseas which was published in 2016.  

Further information

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