Weak rule of law has been identified as a primary reason for corruption in Afghanistan, and the Afghanistan Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has historically been perceived as one of the most corrupt organizations in Afghanistan. This perception has started to change however, with the appointment of a new Attorney General in April 2016, who has begun to implement a number of necessary and positive changes to address these past deficiencies.
In July 2017 the Afghanistan Independent Joint Ant-Corruption Monitoring and Evaluation Committee (MEC) published a special report ‘Vulnerabilities to Corruption in the Afghan Attorney General’s Office’. This report was a completed with the participation of all justice sector stakeholders and outlines changes and recent reforms introduced in the AGO to address corruption.
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