G20 Delegates Start the 2nd Meeting of the G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group

Bali, July 4, 2022 – Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) will hold the 2nd Meeting of the G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group (ACWG) on July 5-8, 2022 in Bali. The meeting will focus on corruption eradication and it will be attended by 20 delegates from the G20 member states, participant groups, and international organizations.

The meeting will be held in a hybrid format with delegates from 9 countries participating live from Bali, namely Australia, Brazil, India, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, and Indonesia as the G20 President. 10 countries and 1 entity will participate vitually, namely South Africa, the United States, Argentina, China, Italy, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Russia, Turkey, and the European Union.

Chair Mochammad Hadiyana and Rolliansyah Soemirat, as well as Co-Chair Lavinia Gracik Anczewska (Australia) will lead the meeting. Hadiyana explained the expected output of every issue discussed in the G20 ACWG.

“The issue of ‘Increasing the Role of Audit in Corruption Eradication’ will become a High Level Principle (HLP); the issue of ‘Corruption Mitigation in Renewable Energy Sector’ will serve as a background paper that will be discussed further in the next presidency. The other two issues are ‘Public Participation and Anti-Corruption Education’, as well as ‘Regulatory and Supervisory Framework of the Role of Legal Professions in the Crime of Money Laundering from Corruption’ that will be the summary of best practices or compendium,” Hadiyana said.

Hadiyana expects the G20 ACWG to become a good opportunity for Indonesia to contribute in producing outputs in an effort to improve corruption eradication in the international community. Such achievement will be a positive point in the history of the G20 Presidency of Indonesia.

Aside from delegates of member states, Rolliansyah said that the meeting will be participated by various parties who focus on anti-corruption issue. “To enrich the discussion on anti- corruption issue, the G20 ACWG also invites engagement groups of B20, C20, L20, T20, and P20, as well as international organizations, such as UNODC, OECD, IMF, the World Bank, FATF, Interpol, the Egmont Group, IsDB, IDLO, and IACA,” Rolliansyah said. Rolliansyah explained further that the G20 ACWG is important to serve as a space for discussions and negotiations for G20 members in producing norms for corruption eradication that can be implemented together by G20 member states as well as by other countries.

The second meeting of the G20 ACWG discusses the following agendas:

1st Day, July 5, 2022

The meeting discusses the issues of increasing the role of audit in corruption eradication, as well as public participation and anti-corrupion education.

2nd Day, July 6, 2022

The meeting discusses the commitment to support the implementations of the G20 ACWG, preparation of the Compendium of Good Practices on public participation and anti-corruption education, discussions with Engagement Groups (B20, C20, T20, L20, and P20) on the development of workflow of each group and views on the G20 ACWG of Indonesia, then is concluded with the discussion on increasing the role of audit in corruption eradication.

3rd Day, July 7, 2022

The meeting discusses the management of corruption risk mitigation in renewable energy sector, as well as regulatory and supervisory framework on the regulation of legal professions in the crime of money laundering resulting from the crime of corruption. In addition, there will be a presentation of the accountability report of the G20 ACWG of Indonesia, as well as presentations from international organizations and partners.

4th Day, July 8, 2022

On the last day, the delegates from the G20 coutries will visit the Anti-Corruption Village – Kutuh Pandawa Village. They will also visit Garuda Wisnu Kencana (GWK).

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