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Achieving Excellence: Nuruipa Mukanova, Secretary General of the Anticorruption Business Council, Represents Kyrgyzstan at Prestigious 7th International Awards Ceremony in Tashkent

Nuruipa Mukanova at the 7th international awards ceremony

Our project's national partner from Kyrgyzstan, Nuruipa Mukanova, the Secretary General of the Anticorruption Business Council under the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, participated in the 7th international awards ceremony held in Tashkent on December 19-20.

Tashkent hosted a forum and the 7th international awards ceremony on December 19-20, honoring individuals who have made significant contributions to combating corruption locally and globally.

The ceremony was jointly organized by the Anti-Corruption Agency of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Center ROLACC, and UNODC. The award was established by the UN General Assembly in 2016.

The 7th International Awards ceremony in the field of corruption took place in the presence of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev. The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, presented the awards to the winners. Since 2016, 51 representatives from different countries have received prestigious awards in five categories.

In 2023, the "For achievements in the fight against corruption" award was presented to Jose Carlos Ugas Sanchez Moreno from Peru, the former chairman of the international organization Transparency International.

Professor John Kua from the National University of Singapore and Suncana Roksandic from the University of Zagreb received the award for "Research and Education in the Field of Corruption."

The "Youth Creativity in the Fight against Corruption" awards were given to the non-governmental organizations Youth4IntegrityBuilding from Kenya, led by director Damaris Aswa, and All4Integrity from Portugal, founded by Andre Correa D'Almeida.

In the Innovation and Investigative Journalism category, the winners were investigative correspondent Claire Rewcastle-Brown from the UK and former head of the anti-corruption department of the UK Department for International Development, Phil Mason.

The "Protecting Sports from Corruption" category recognized journalist and BBC presenter Waihiga Mwaura from Kenya and the editor of the Central European News news agency, Shantanu Guha Ray from India.



7th international awards ceremony winners
Nuruipa Mukanova at the 7th international awards ceremony