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Watchdog set to release report on graft risks in Afghanistan

Watchdog set to release report on graft risks in Afghanistan

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Feb 16, 2016 - 10:15

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): An influential global watchdog is all poised to launch a detailed analysis on the risks of corruption in Afghanistaninfo-icon on February 17.

Transparency International (TI) said in a statement on its website it had carried out the UNDP-supported analysis jointly with the Integrity Watch Afghanistan.

It is focused on graft in government, public and private sectors, media and civil societyinfo-icon, identifying key vulnerabilities and providing recommendations.

Carried out in consultation with key actors across all sectors of the country, the assessment provides a spring board for urgently-needed reform.

Pacific SrirakPlipat, TI regional director for Asia, Integrity Watch Afghanistan Deputy Director Tim Gray will launch the report at a press event in Kabul

Corruption is fueling the war and undermining the effectiveness of billions of dollars in international aid, according to the watchdog.

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