Commission Lunches Corruption Survey

Feb 22 , 2020


The Federal Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission announced that it has started a national survey to look into the impact of corruption in Ethiopia over the past decade. The survey was launched last October and is scheduled to be completed this June. It will reveal the level of corruption in the country, the types of corruption and the key sectors that have been affected. It will also detail the extent of the threat that corruption poses to the nation's economic, political and social development. It is also expected to identify gaps in the ongoing efforts to fight corruption and suggest mechanisms that might be more effective. The surveys findings will be used to design a ten-year national anti­-corruption strategy. The 2019 Transparency International Index ranked Ethiopia as the 96th least corrupt nation out of 180 countries. The country has improved 18 ranks from its 114th position in 2018.


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