ALGIERS – Saturday, 15 July 2023 (APS) – Prime Minister Aïmene Benabderrahmane chaired on Saturday, in Algiers, the official launch ceremony of the National Strategy for Transparency, Prevention and Fight against Corruption (2023-2027), which comes to crown the legal and institutional process achieved by Algeria and its commitment to the fight against corruption.


Chaired by the Prime Minister, Aimene Benabderrahmane, the official launch ceremony took place on the occasion of a Forum organized by the High Authority for Transparency, Prevention and the Fight against Corruption, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), under the patronage of the President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune. It coincides with the celebration of Africa Anti-Corruption Day (July 11) themed this year African Union Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption (AUCPCC) 20 Years After Achievements and Prospects”, and the 1st anniversary of the installation of the High Authority for Transparency, Prevention and the Fight against Corruption.

The elaboration of this National Strategy is part of the public authorities’ commitment to making the fight against corruption a national priority, as well as crowning the legal and institutional process instituted by Algeria to establish an inclusive and coordinated anti-corruption strategy.

The UNDP’s contribution to the implementation of this strategy involved methodological and technical support and the mobilization of international expertise during the consultation phase, organized in coordination with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the World Bank (WB), the African Development Bank (AfDB), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and the UNDP Public Policy Centre.

-Reactivation of national and international anti-corruption standards in companies, public administrations and the economic sector.

The launch of this Strategy is part of the implementation of President Tebboune’s guidelines, aimed at creating an anti-corruption political, social and economic climate, building a State governed by the rule of law where the principles of integrity, transparency and accountability reign, and putting in place an effective legal and institutional system, stresses the High Authority for Transparency, Prevention and the Fight against Corruption.

According to a document from the same authority, this strategy is based on five principles, from which 17 goals and 60 projects derive, focusing on strengthening transparency and morality in public life, notably through the enshrinement of the integrity of public officials and accountability in the management of public affairs, in addition to strengthening transparency and integrity in the economic sector by preventing and combating money laundering.