Vietnam Law & Legal Forum Magazine is your gateway to the law of Vietnam

Official Gazette

Friday, May 27, 2022
Tags: anti-corruption efforts
Breakthroughs needed in corrupt asset valuation and recovery: Party chief Breakthroughs needed in corrupt asset valuation and recovery: Party chief
Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong urged breakthrough changes in corrupt asset evaluation and recovery in 2022, as he chaired the 21st meeting of the Central Steering Committee for Anti-Corruption on Thursday in Hanoi.
Fighting wildlife-related corruption through international cooperation: Analysis and recommendations to improve compatibility between Vietnams law and the UNCAC Fighting wildlife-related corruption through international cooperation: Analysis and recommendations to improve compatibility between Vietnam’s law and the UNCAC
International cooperation has been recognized as a key in the fight against corruption in general and corruption relating to wildlife crime in particular. In order to create a legal basis for international anti-corruption efforts, the United Nations adopted the Convention against Corruption on October 31, 2003. Vietnam became an official State Party to the Convention on August 19, 2009. This article analyzes the Convention’s provisions and Vietnam’s regulations on international cooperation in the fight against corruption, especially those concerning the wildlife, and puts forward some recommendations for making them more compatible with the United Nations Convention against Corruption.
Impacts of the law on asset and income surveillance on prevention and combat of illegal wildlife trade Impacts of the law on asset and income surveillance on prevention and combat of illegal wildlife trade
In Vietnam, surveillance of assets and income of office-holders is a measure taken by the State to monitor the quantity, origin of and changes to assets and income, thus detecting and preventing office-holders from taking advantages of their positions and powers to commit corrupt acts. However, the current law does not contain specific provisions on monitoring assets and income of officials and civil servants working in professions directly related to wildlife trade. This situation poses an urgent requirement for improvement of institutions on monitoring assets and income of officials and civil servants in general, and officials and civil servants performing the task of preventing and fighting illegal wildlife trade in particular.
The improvement of national governance leads to effective COVID-19 response: 2020 PAPI report The improvement of national governance leads to effective COVID-19 response: 2020 PAPI report
The 2016-2021 government term witnessed an incremental improvement in national governance and public administration performance, with control of corruption in the public sector showing the strongest improvement.
Deputy PM: Utilize COVID-19 success to raise VNs global profile Deputy PM: Utilize COVID-19 success to raise VN’s global profile
Vietnam must capitalize on its COVID-19 success to “elevate the country’s profile” on the world stage, according to Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.
Citizens are more satisfied with public services but concerned about environment poverty and corruption: 2018 PAPI Report Citizens are more satisfied with public services but concerned about environment, poverty and corruption: 2018 PAPI Report
This article presents a snapshot of key findings from the 2018 Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) research project.
Position-related crimes under the new Penal Code Position-related crimes under the new Penal Code
This article analyzes new provisions in the 2015 Penal Code concerning position-related crimes, which are expected to give more teeth to the fight against corruption in the country.
Mechanism for corruption-related asset recovery strengthened Mechanism for corruption-related asset recovery strengthened
The Party and the State have exerted great anti-corruption efforts but there remained shortcomings in the process of corruption-related asset recovery and the number of corruption cases detected and handled remained negligible, heard a recent workshop in Hanoi.
Citizens more satisfied with health insurance coverage but more concerned about the environment: 2016 PAPI Report Citizens more satisfied with health insurance coverage, but more concerned about the environment: 2016 PAPI Report
Findings from the 2016 PAPI Report, released on April 4, 2017, show positive trends in public service delivery. However, citizens are more concerned about the environment than in past years, and weaknesses remain in citizen engagement in decision-making, government accountability, and control of corruption in the public sector.
Combating corruption for improved quality of public services in Vietnam Combating corruption for improved quality of public services in Vietnam
In developing countries, the links between governance, corruption and public service quality are under debate due to the prevalence of corrupt practices in public services and challenges in combating corruption in the public sector.

Video

Vietnam Law & Legal Forum