Effective Coordination

In December 2010, the ROCA hosted a mid-term review meeting of the project "Strengthening anti-corruption measures in Uzbekistan".  The meeting was attended by the project team, Prosecutor General's Office of Uzbekistan- national focal point designated by the Government, and one of the project donor's - a representative of the Embassy of the United Kingdom. Participants discussed main project outcomes since its beginning in March 2010 such as the workshops for the drafters of the National Anti-corruption Action Plan and for the members of Parliament, as well as a  training course for 45 judges on judicial ethics delivered by the ROCA Senior Legal Adviser  and Supreme Court judges from the Russian Federation, Uzbekistan and the USA. The training course  led to review and improvement  of the draft Code on Judicial Ethics of Uzbekistan. Mr. Evgeniy Kolenko, Deputy Head of Department of Combating Corruption and Economic Crimes of the Prosecutor General's Office of Uzbekistan emphasized the  importance of cooperation between UNODC and the Government of Uzbekistan in preventing and combating corruption and noted: "I would like to express the gratitude to UNODC ROCA for conducting all the project activities in a very professional and result-oriented manner. So far, the cooperation with UNODC was the most productive and efficient".