MACN took part in the EU-OECD workshop “Supporting the Development of the Suez Canal Economic Zone, and Creating a Business-Friendly Regulatory Environment”, in Cairo on May 22. MACN’s presentation was well received by the authorities. The OECD and EU will be working with the Suez Canal to implement a number of integrity measures, including integrity training and accountability mechanisms. MACN will review and provide input to the recommendations that the OECD is developing for the Economic Zone Authorities.
MACN is engaging with the Australia Indonesia Partnership for Economic Governance (AIPEG) to explore a partnership to implement phase 3 of the collective action in Indonesia.
MACN’s local training partner, Soji Apampa (co-founder of the Convention on Business Integrity) has now fully implemented the “train the trainer” concept in in Port Harcourt, Onne, and Calabar. Over 100 private sector and public sector representatives have now been trained. The MACN Secretariat is now assessing how to move forward with end user training, in coordination with the local training partner.