National Agency for Corruption Prevention (Ukraine)
The National Anti-Corruption Agency (hereinafter referred to as the National Agency) is a central executive body with a special status responsible for formulating anti-corruption policies and preventing corruption.
The National Agency was established in accordance with the Law of Ukraine “On Prevention of Corruption”, adopted on October 14, 2014, by the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated March 18, 2015.
On August 14, 2016, the National Agency announced the beginning of its full-fledged work as a body of state power in all areas of anti-corruption activity. August 15, 2016 - the date of the National Agency's activity.
Mission - The National Agency prevents corruption and promotes integrity and zero tolerance for corruption in the state and society, the development of a corruption free business.
The main function of the National Agency is to prevent corruption. This is due to the identification and elimination of factors that make it possible to commit corruption offenses, control over the observance of anti-corruption rules by political parties, officials and politicians, work with the perpetrators of corruption, etc.
The main functions of the National Agency are:
analysis of the corruption situation in Ukraine and elaboration of an anti-corruption strategy and state program on its implementation, monitoring of their implementation;
detection of corruption norms in legislation and draft acts;
control over observance of rules of ethical behavior, legislation on prevention of conflict of interests in activity of public servants;
coordinating and providing methodological assistance to state and local self-government bodies in identifying and eliminating corruption risks in their activities, coordinating and monitoring the implementation of anti-corruption programs in these bodies;
control and verification of declarations of public officials (e-declarations), monitoring of their way of life, maintenance of the Unified state register of such declarations;
state control over compliance with restrictions on financing political parties, legal and targeted use of funds allocated from the state budget by the parties, timely submission of relevant reports by the parties and the accuracy of the information included in them, approval of the allocation of funds allocated from the state budget to finance the statutory activities of political parties;
cooperation with the perpetrators of corruption, their legal and other protection.See more