Adrian Baboj: Are the reports about public accounts specific in Canada? What about trust? John Williams: It is very difficult. There are 3 parliamentary centres interested in this. Adrian Baboj: And what about the control system of public accounts? John Williams: It is open, accountability in elections and processes against corruption can be launched. A participant from Uganda: Will more authority mean less corruption in our Parliament? How can we realise this in parliamentary elections? A. Ruzindana: Some people from organisations are members of the Senate, which is a really big problem. Membership of Parliament will be more transparent, which will also be the case with the elections. A participant from Africa: How to ensure a balance of interests between ruling parties and the opposition? Musikari Kombo, Augustine Ruzindana: It will be a long process, but everything is open. It depends on our countries, our people and on our will. A participant from the United Kingdom: How can international institutions be useful in anti-corruption processes? Son Chay: They can be helpful, they have a very important position in this process. We have to make sure that people want parliamentary democracy and are interested in the decision making process. Main Themes Covered
The role of Parliament in the fight against corruption
The role of members of state institutions, government, parliament and senate in the anti-corruption process. 3.
How to make clean and transparent decisions?
Very good legislative rules are the key element in the fight against corruption. People in the legislative branch should modify the existing laws. 2.
The Parliament is the supreme institution, which should take a closer look at anti-corruption processes. It should be a co-ordinator in the process of cleaning up and making transparent processes in society and political decisions.
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