Combating corruption is a pressing issue today
Tackling corruption remains one of the most pressing problems in today’s world. Many countries of the world are striving against this evil. The Republic of Uzbekistan also contributes to the fight against corruption. To date, a number of anti-corruption programs have been developed, and active work is currently underway in the country.
As part of the corruption combating program, the Ministry of Justice has also developed a series of action plans, which involve justice system bodies. In particular, the Lawyers’ Training Center under the Ministry of Justice made a number of contributions in the anti-corruption sphere in the academic year 2018-2019, Associate Professor G. Alimov published the paper titled “The International System of Standards Regulating Responsibility of Legal Persons for Corruption Violations”. In December 2018 the monographs “Modern system of combating money laundering and the financing of terrorism” and “Economic Security” were published by Doctor of Science, Economics B. Isroilov in collaboration with academics from the St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. Within the framework of the grant of the Agency for Science and Technology of the Republic of Uzbekistan (Ministry of Innovative Development), the monograph “Shadow economy, corruption, bribery: criminal and legal assessment” was published co-authored by G. Alimov and B. Isroilov.
In addition, for all categories of trainees who take courses at the Lawyers’ Training Center, the faculty of Criminal Law of the Center holds lectures on “Legal framework for combating corruption in Uzbekistan” and the faculty of international law and human rights holds lectures on “International legal framework for combating corruption and international experience”.
In accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated January 9, 2019 No. 5618 “On the cardinal improvement of raising legal awareness and legal culture in society”, the faculty members of the Center are on business trips through the country, more than one hundred reports on raising legal awareness and legal culture have been drafted.
Specialists and professors of the Center take part in dozens of scientific and practical conferences, round tables on the issues of corruption across the country. The staff of the Lawyers’ Training Center also ensures the timely implementation of the relevant provisions of the Republican Inter-department Commission on Combating Corruption and the Ministry of Justice’s anti-corruption action plan. The Lawyers’ Training Center will continue to facilitate the large-scale work carried out in our country to combat corruption and propose solutions to existing problems.