August 4, 2014 | Posted in:News

June 17-18, 2014

Participation at the Conference “Combating Corruption in Serbia” organized by Partners for Democratic Change Serbia

Mena Group representatives participated at the Conference “Combating Corruption in Serbia – Achievements and Challenges” organized by Partners for Democratic Change Serbia and Law Scanner on the 17th and 18th June 2014 in Belgrade. More than 80 representatives of local self governments, independent institutions and other public institutions, civil society organizations, international organizations and international experts participated at the Conference.


The conference was organized in three different panels where various international, regional and national experts on anticorruption and transparency spoke about the matters of corruption and anticorruption models. During the second panel, representatives of Mena Group ltd together with City Municipality of Pantelej, the Municipality of Beocin, and General hospital Djordje Joanovic from Zrenjanin presented the results of the work in recognizing procedures that are vulnerable to corruption and action plans for improving these procedures.


During the final session, three concurrent working groups were organized. Mena Group ltd was engaged to facilitate the discussion among the participants in the groups with civil society representatives and public servants. The group with civil society representatives discussed the issue of improving the role of civil society in combating corruption on local, national and regional level, whereas the group with public servants discussed whether employees in the public sector are partners or obstacles in combating corruption. The third group was facilitated by Legal Scanner (Pravni skener) representative and the discussion was on improving the mechanisms for combating corruption in health sector.