Logo

Languages : Français| Kinyarwanda


"Private and public collaboration is necessary so that the fight against corruption can be possible" Ombudsman
Viewed : 104 times
 

On 26th January 2016, Public servants and Public sector members discussed on Public-private collaboration to prevent corruption. The discussions were made in a half day workshop jointly organized by the Office of the Ombudsman , the Switzerland-based Basel Institute on governance and the Private Sector Federation.
In her opening remarks, Mrs. Cyanzayire Aloysie, the Ombudsman stated that corruption cannot be successfully fought when efforts are not joint. " Private-public collaboration is necessary so that the fight against corruption can be possible" she added


Participants of the workshop following the presentation

"There is another better way of doing business, another choice which is building a system where corruption has no place. What is needed, is to stand together, to act collectively against corrupt civil servants". said Ombudsman

"Suppliers tend to bribe procurement officers so that they can win tenders and the cycle goes on. We need to establish strict measures, in terms of discussions and sensitization to fight the vice,” said Antoine Manzi Rutayisire Director of Capacity Building and Entrepreneurship promotion at the Private Sector Federation when addressing journalists shortly after the opening of the workshop.

“Public-private collaboration in fighting corruption is very important. They need to work together to solve the issues. You need to have companies that are willing to stand up and say, ‘we don’t want to give bribes anymore’ and promote the culture of integrity,” said Gemma Aiolfi, the head of corporate governance, compliance and collective action, Basel Institute on governance

Gemma added that, “It takes two to effect a bribe, somebody to pay and somebody to take it, somebody to ask for it and somebody to receive it. Pointing the finger and blaming the other side is not an option. Everybody has to take responsibility.”
The Office of the Ombudsman is committed to fight against corruption in public procurement through the collaboration of private sector federation.

 
RELATED CONTENT

 + SUPPORT STAFF FOR DECLARATION OF ASSETS FOR THE YEAR 2020
 + Brief note on a courtesy call of Dr. Ron Adam, ambassador of the state of Israel at the Office of The Ombudsman on March 5, 2020
 + The Office of The Ombudsman has updated the Delegation from Mozambique on the Leadership code of Conduct and anti-corruption measures
 + Members of the Justice Sector have identified Corruption gaps
 + Staff of the Office of The Ombudsman met General Fred IBINGIRA for the discussions on the heroic values of heroes of Rwanda
 + The Office of the Ombudsman discussed its 2018-2019 annual report with The Committee on Political Affairs and Gender in the Parliament of Rwanda.
 + Rwanda has started a campaign week on the Access to Information law
 + Kwibuka 26
 + Rwanda attended The Anti-corruption conference at ABU DHABI
 + Rwanda to host the 4th Anti-Corruption Awards summit
 + #Kwibuka25: The Office of the Ombudsman Joined other Justice sector Institutions in commemorating the Victims of 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi
 + The Sweden Ambassador paid a courtesy visit to the Office of The Ombudsman
 + Video:Justice Caravan in 5 Districts
 + Umuganda of July 2018: The Office joined Nyabihu Citizens
 + 11th July, Rwanda along with Africa is celebrating Africa Anti-corruption Day for the First time
 + LAW DETERMINING THE JURISDICTION OF COURTS HAS MADE SOME CHANGES IN THE COURTS JUDGEMENT REVIEW SERVICE
 + The Office of The Ombudsman has signed the Memorandum of understanding with Transparency International- Rwanda Chapter
 + The Office of the Ombudsman in an Anti-Injustice campaign week in Ruhango District
 + China Global Television Network to cover stories on corruption free Rwanda journey
 + Office of The Ombudsman is in Nyagatare District/ Eastern Province receiving and analyzing Injustice cases on grassroot level
 + The Ombudsman presented to The Parliament the annual report of the year 2016-2017 and the action plan of the year 2017-2018.
 + The Office of the Ombudsman is fighting against corruption through media
 + The delegation from the Republic of Mali to learn from Rwanda through The Office of the Ombudsman
 + The Senate of Rwanda has approved Anastase MUREKEZI as the new Ombudsman of Rwanda
 + Comprehend The application for review of final court decisions due to injustice
 + A Delegation from OIF visited the Office of the Ombudsman
 + Office of the Ombudsman to be among other Observers during 2017 Presidential Elections in Rwanda
 + Muhanga: Another suspect was arrested involving in Corruption
 + The Office of the Ombudsman received the Delegation from the Puntland state of Somalia
 + For the 10th time, Rwanda will celebrate the international anti corruption day
 + List of shortlisted and not shortlisted candidates on 2 posts
 + Recruitment at the Office of the Ombudsman (NEW)
 + Rwanda improves the score by 5 and comes among the 5 least corrupt countries in Africa
 + Fighting corruption is not only for government institutions ” Deputy Ombudsman tells Eastern Province partners
 + Privates Sector vows to join hands with the Office of the Ombudsman in the fight against corruption in procurement
 + Deadline to declare to the Office of the Ombudsman
 + Gambian Minister of Justice commended the close relationship of the Office of the Ombudsman with other anti corruption institutions
 + The Office of Ombudsman and partners discussed on ways to improve Courts judgement review process
 + Anti Corruption Initiatives of the Office of the Ombudsman
 + Deadline to declare assets to the Office of the Ombudsman
 + "Before you ask the government what it can do for you, first of all what is your contribution?"said an anti corruption club member in youth anti corruption day
 + " Your institution is unique, you are inspiring Africa" Mr Wada Maman, Secretary General of Ti-Niger
 + ANTI INJUSTICE DAY IN GATSIBO DISTRICT
 + Merry Christmass and happy new year
 + THE Office of the Ombudsman in 2014 Rwanda International Trade Fair
 + The Office of the Ombudsman in solving injustice cases in Nyagatare District
 + “ Ndi Umunyarwanda is one of the coping strategies with Rwandan Problems” Prof Dusingizemungu Jean Pierre
 + The African Anti-corruption week was launched in Gisagara District.
 + Heads of Anti-corruption institutions reaffirmed their commitment and cooperation towards the prevention and combating of corruption in the East Africa region.
 + Annual General meeting of EAAACA 4th-5th November 2013
 + The Office of the Ombudsman deployed 35 observers in the parliamentary elections
 + Executive Secretary of Nyamasheke District tried to bribe an official at the Office of the Ombudsman
 + “Rwanda is the least corrupt country in Africa” Global corruption barometer 2013
 + EAC delegates say corruption impeding regional integration
 + New Deputy Ombudsman Mr. Musangabatware Clément sworn in
 + The staff of the Office of the Ombudsman were trained on service delivery
 + The staff of the office of the ombudsman to participate in volunteerism policy
 + Lesotho delegation visited the office of the ombudsman.