On October 12, the Chamber held a meeting with Mr. David Sakvarelidze, Deputy General Prosecutor of Ukraine – Prosecutor of Odessa Region, devoted to the current issues in law enforcement sphere.
Opening the meeting, Mr. Andy Hunder, President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine stressed that fight against corruption is on the top of the agenda both for the Chamber Members and the Government.
First, Mr. David Sakvarelidze presented the highlights of the reform of prosecutor’s office and the major obstacles this process meets. He also outlined the main activities in his position of the Odessa Region Prosecutor.
Further discussion was focused on the need to fight corruption on all levels, reform of prosecutor offices on local level and certain industry-specific cases in agriculture, retail and real estate. Following the discussion, it was decided to strengthen the cooperation between the Chamber and General Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine.
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