Karak: Workshop on whistleblower, witness protection in corruption cases

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AMMAN— The Jordan Transparency Center (JTC) on Thursday organized a workshop within the its project to enhance the whistleblower and witness protection system, which is implemented in cooperation with the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI), according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.


The workshop, held at the Hassan Cultural Center in Marj area in the southern governorate of Karak, is in line with the royal directives to make every effort to develop oversight agencies, including the protection of witnesses and whistleblowers, to encourage citizens to report any suspicion of corruption in order to enhance the rule of law and raise the efficiency of the integrity, transparency, justice and combating corruption, in addition to preserving rights and deepening confidence in state institutions and agencies,

Assistant Governor of Karak Khaled Qudah said.


JTC Deputy Director General / CEO Hilda Ajeilat said that Jordan is made quantum leaps to provide protection for witnesses and whistleblowers in cases related to combating corruption and achieving standards of integrity and transparency, which placed it at the forefront of Arab countries in this aspect.


The workshop included lectures on international and national efforts to combat corruption, in addition to corruption crimes and the protection of whistleblowers in national and international legislation.اضافة اعلان

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