Cuba reaffirms its commitment to combating corruption • Workers

Gladys Bejerano Portela, Comptroller General of the Republic, reaffirmed Cuba’s commitment to preventing and confronting corruption as a priority for the State, the Government and the people and the principles they defend.

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Bejerano Portela, at the head of the Antilles delegation present at the tenth session of the Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption, in Atlanta, USA, endorsed the importance of resolving the global structural causes of corruption that encourage crimes such as bribery, money laundering and the transfer of assets of unsourced origin. The project.

The official indicated that the Cuban state is devoting its efforts to raising awareness about the need to address this phenomenon comprehensively, with the participation of all actors in society, especially civil society, academia, unions and the population.

He stressed that officials and managers must be role models for the people they serve, and that their behavior must contribute positively to shaping the society that we are building and that we want our children to inherit.

Bejerano Portela explained that the country pays special attention to international cooperation and signing bilateral agreements for mutual assistance, as well as with relevant international organizations to confront this phenomenon.

He denounced that the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on the island for more than 60 years constitutes the main obstacle to the economic and social development of my country, and a gross and flagrant violation of the human rights of all Cubans. And the Cubans.

The event will continue until December 15 and will focus on issues such as reviewing the implementation of the agreement, asset recovery, international cooperation, prevention and technical assistance, and follow-up to the special session of the General Assembly on challenges and measures. To prevent and combat corruption and enhance international cooperation.

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