Patricia Scotland– the Secretary General of the Commonwealth, met with heads of African Anti Corruption agencies in Seychelles ahead of the start of the annual anti-corruption summit on Tuesday. She also shared glimpses of the meeting and appreciated having productive conversations with the heads.
CSG Patricia Scotland took to Facebook to share the update. She also extended her full support for the efforts made by the agency and stated that the Commonwealth is committed to working to combat corruption. Scotland said, “Productive afternoon meeting with heads of African Anti Corruption agencies in Seychelles ahead of the start of the annual anti-corruption summit tomorrow.”
CSG Patricia Scotland said this was a very special opportunity to share experience, expertise and support from Commonwealth countries. The meeting also featured a significant discussion on several matters of concern related to corruption and outlined visions to erase it from society.
She also asserted the significance of building a sustainable route for future generations and society, which could only give new opportunities to the people. CSG Scotland noted, “Knowledge-sharing across the Commonwealth is crucial to tackling corruption and the harm it does to societies. Together we must stop illicit financial flows, hold criminals to account and build a fairer and more prosperous future for all.”
Recently, CSG Patricia Scotland also met with the former Commonwealth Secretary-General Chief Emeka Anyaoku, in a tree-planting ceremony in remembrance of Patsy Robertson at Marlborough House.
She said, “Honoured to join the former Commonwealth Secretary-General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, in a tree-planting ceremony in remembrance of Patsy Robertson at Marlborough House.” CSG Scotland also took to Facebook and shared glimpses of the tree-planting ceremony.
CSG also remembered her service and devotion to the Commonwealth and appreciated her voice against wrongdoings. She said, “We remember her service and devotion to the Commonwealth and her efforts to help end Apartheid in South Africa.”
Earlier, Patricia Scotland also attended the Coronation of King Charles III and met with the heads of the Commonwealth states.