To establish professional relations at the international level and to learn the newest means and methods of combating corruption, the Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) Artem Sytnyk jointly with law enforcement officers of European countries took part in the European Partners against Corruption (EPAC) and European contact-point network against corruption (EACN) 17th Professional Conference and session of the General Assembly. The events took place on November 15-17, 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal.
The European Partners against Corruption (EPAC) and European contact-point network against corruption (EACN) are independent forums for practitioners, united by the common goal of preventing and combating corruption.
With the overall objective of strengthening cooperation, EPAC/EACN provide a platform for practitioners to exchange expertise and information in the sphere of anti-corruption and police oversight, assist each other, and advocate implementation of international legal instruments. The EPAC/EACN have over 80 representatives in the Council of Europe and in the member states of the European Union. The number of their partners is constantly increasing.