|Delegates from 21 APEC member economies meet at the 4th Meeting of the APEC Network of Anti-Corruption Authorities and Law Enforcement Agencies in HCM City on Saturday morning. — VNS Photo Bồ Xuân Hiệp|
HCM CITY — APEC economies are strengthening their cross-border efforts to fight money laundering and bribery cases in addition to other corruption activities, participants said at the Anti-Corruption Authorities and Law Enforcement Agencies meeting held this morning in HCM City
Eighty delegates from 21 APEC-member economies discussed how to improve international cooperation in bribery cases, repatriation of fugitives, and recovery of stolen assets.
Step-by-step guides on both informal and formal cross-border cooperation in bribery and ongoing prosecution cases are also part of the APEC effort to curb corruption.
The first meeting of the APEC Network of Anti-Corruption Authorities and Law Enforcement Agencies was held in China in 2014.
This afternoon, members of the APEC Anti-corruption and Transparency Working Group (ACTWG) will meet at the APEC Senior Officials Conference (SOM-3) now being held in the city. — VNS