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Maritime Anti-Corruption Network, BD holds maiden meet

Published : Wednesday, 21 February, 2024 at 12:00 AM  Count : 267

Maritime Anti-Corruption Network, BD holds maiden meet

Maritime Anti-Corruption Network, BD holds maiden meet

The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) Bangladesh, held its first Working Group Meeting at the conference room of Shippers Council of Bangladesh (SCB) in Dhaka on Tuesday.
The participants exchanged views and experiences on the challenges and risks of corruption in the maritime industry, and explored potential solutions and best practices to promote integrity and transparency in port operations and cargo clearance processes.
The objective of the meeting was to discuss corruption issues in the Maritime Sector in Bangladesh and possible mitigation measures. Presided by SCB Chairman Rezaul Karim, Chairman, the meeting was attended by UN Global Compact Network Bangladesh Executive Director Ms. Shahamin Zaman, MACN Bangladesh Project Lead Syed Ariful Islam, SCB Senior Vice Chairman Md. Ariful Ahsan and Vice Chairman Ganesh Chandra Saha.
The meeting was also attended by representatives from various shipping associations and companies, as well as officials from the SCB.
MACN is a global business network working to end corruption in the Maritime sector globally. Since 2022, MACN through its partnership with the United Nations Global Compact Network Bangladesh (GCNB), has been advocating to identify and mitigate corruption in the Maritime sector in Bangladesh.
In December 2023, MACN Bangladesh formed its first Working Group with the objective of identifying key areas of vulnerability, develop and implement mitigation strategies, enable collaboration, advocate policy measures, and support its members in Bangladesh.






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