Fighting corruption in Angola is part of “African Charter”

Addis Ababa – Angola’s fight against corruption is included in the spirit and word of the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance of January 31, 2007, said on Monday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, the chairperson of the International Law Commission of the African Union, Ambassador SebastiAPound o da Silva Isata.

The diplomat who was speaking at the opening session of the 17th session of the International Law Commission of the African Union, added that the fight against corruption in Angola is also part of the African Convention Against Corruption, adopted in Maputo on October 9, 2003.

Sebastiao Isata who was quoted by a communique issued by Permanent Representation of Angola to the African Union said that the work that the Angolan Government has undertaken in the fight against corruption is an example for the African continent.

In this regard, he proposed Angola to host the next Forum, which will have as its motto: Constitutional Democracy, Rule of Law and Combating Corruption.

In 2018, the event also took place in Addis Ababa, in 2017 in Equatorial Guinea, 2016 in Ghana and in 2015 in Egypt.

Source: Angola Press News Agency