Participants of a local workshop visit “Integrity and Anti-Corruption” | East and West

AMMAN – The Secretary-General of the Commission on Integrity and Anti-Corruption, Assem Al-Tarawneh, during his meeting with a delegation today, Thursday, reaffirmed the zeal of the Integrity and Anti-Corruption Commission to keep up with the latest developments in everything. fields, and its ongoing effort to provide the best technical infrastructure to employ them in the fight against all corruption crimes, pointing to the Commission’s modernization of the laboratory The digital evidence from its Digital Support Directorate, involved in field control operations of smart devices, main servers and electronic equipment used in corruption cases investigated by the government.

While receiving today’s participants in the regional workshop organized in Amman by the United Nations Development Program in collaboration with the Integrity and Anti-Corruption Commission, he noted the role of technology in preventing and combating corruption, to learn more about the mechanisms of the Commission’s work. in the field of law enforcement, anti-corruption, information technology and digital support The Commission must permanently expand bridges of cooperation with all relevant authorities, whether local or regional, to develop knowledge and skills in modern investigative techniques in corruption cases to step up can keep up with developments in the field of informatics.

In turn, Mahmoud Ismail, Director of the Directorate for Institutional Development in Government, briefed the delegation on the establishment of government, the scope of its powers and powers, and the actions taken as corruption under the Integrity and Anti-Corruption Act be considered. explain the working mechanisms of the organizational units operating in the axes of law enforcement, integrity and prevention, with reference to the directorates and departments created by the government, which have contributed to strengthening the government’s role in the fight against corruption and the retention of public funds, such as specialized departments. in digital corruption, review of national integrity standards and the mechanisms implemented by the government to consolidate them in Public Administration institutions.

The delegation also listened to a statement from the Director of the Directorate Digital Support at the government, Muhammad Sawalha, on the tasks of the directorate and the working mechanism of the departments of information technology, attribution, digital intelligence and the criminal evidence laboratory, with the emphasis on the government’s zeal to develop tools for gathering information and testing evidence on a permanent basis, while the head of the digital evidence division explained the laboratory. specialized forensic stations and programs, which will enable evidence-based laboratory investigators to extract, retrieve and analyze data from samples stored on devices that are accurately and very quickly seized, which will expedite investigations and investigations into corruption cases. considered by the authority, and submitting digital evidence to the judicial authorities.

The members of the delegation, in turn, expressed their joy at this visit, during which they were briefed on the role that the government plays in law enforcement and the prevention of corruption, in addition to the development it has achieved, and the achievements made by the authority and keep pace with technical developments in the field of anti-corruption.

On the other hand, during the closing session of the workshop, the consulting engineer Qais Al-Qaisi reviewed the digital transformation projects of the government, represented by the digital intelligence system, the case management system, the compliance system, the digital. evidence laboratory, the digital infrastructure and the smartphone application. The digital transformation projects aim to improve the principles of integrity and transparency. The rule of law and the development of anti-corruption mechanisms, monitoring the growth of wealth for those charged with the vaccine, speeding up investigations and gathering evidence and information, and contributing to the prediction and prevention of corruption crimes in the future.

Al-Qaisi said the government had set up a digital support directorate in the year 2020 with the aim of providing technical and technical support to all directorates of the government, including infrastructure, systems, devices and equipment (Digital Infrastructure) and digital guides (Digital) Evidence) and the collection of digital information available (Digital Data) government, semi-government and open resources through the Government’s digital transformation project, which was started in collaboration with the Ministry of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship.

It is noteworthy that the two-day regional workshop held in Oman on the role of technology in preventing and combating corruption dealt with many topics on new technologies for sustainable development, the uses of blockchain in the fight against corruption, artificial intelligence and big data to combat corruption, as well as The experiences of a number of countries with the use of technology to prevent and combat corruption were presented, including the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, through the experience of the Jordanian Customs section and the digital applications used in customs. to prevent corruption, as well as the Korean and Estonian experience, and technical solutions to reduce corruption risks in the Tunisian health sector.

It is noteworthy that the number of participants in the workshop, which began yesterday, Wednesday, was sixty students from eight Arab countries, including Jordan.

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