This year, Vietnam reached 33/100 points, which is 117/180 worldwide, which is slightly less than 2 points compared to 2017. t independent.
Statistically, this reduction is considered to be insignificant. However, taking into account the PCI 0-100 scale, of which 0 are very corrupt and 100 are very clean, corruption in the Vietnamese public sector is still considered very serious. The same decline as Vietnam for the Asia-Pacific region is also found in China, the Maldives and the Bangladesh countries.
Previously, in 2017, Vietnam reached 35/100 points, ranking 107/180 globally. Thus, after one year, Vietnam has fallen by 10 and has become a country where the corruption perception index has ranked 117 out of 180 countries and shows signs that there are signs after two years of promotion.
In recent years, the Vietnamese Party and the country have made great efforts to promote the fight against corruption, usually through major corruption cases and completing the legal framework for fighting corruption. (In November 2018, the National Assembly passed a new anti-corruption law).
However, corruption remains a painful problem in Vietnam. It takes time to change the situation and feel this change. In order to create a culture of anti-corruption in Vietnam, these efforts, especially the rigorous and fair handling of corruption cases, must be preserved and promoted. next time. This should be combined with effective anti-corruption measures, such as strengthening the integrity of the public sector, effectively implementing the declaration and disclosure of assets and income of officials and public servants.
What solution helps Vietnam reduce corruption?
The Transparent Organization (TT) has issued several recommendations and solutions to reduce the current corruption problem.
Firstly, the state must improve the monitoring of the National Assembly and the independence of the judiciary. Furthermore, anti-corruption measures should be promoted in areas where people often face bribery and corruption (police, public health and public education).
The next is to expand civil society space, to establish and strengthen effective participatory mechanisms for people, newspapers and non-governmental organizations to participate in decision-making and monitoring processes. supervision of public administration activities.
At the same time, by completing the legal framework for preventing corruption, to promote the participation of people and communities in anti-corruption work.
Corporate corruption is a threat to the fair competitiveness of companies. Therefore, companies need to be actively involved in the prevention of corruption, develop a fair business environment for sustainable development of companies, improve their reputation and enhance their competitive advantage in the context of international economic integration.
Strengthen internal anti-corruption capacities, in particular for state-owned enterprises, including by designing, implementing and publishing anti-corruption programs on websites based on reference to international standards.
There is a need for active participation in anti-corruption work by the press, social organizations and people, promoting transparency, integrity and accountability initiatives.
In addition, to actively pursue integrity, condemn corruption and bribery at various levels, first of all by providing you with legal knowledge and information, including anti-corruption laws
Strengthening and strengthening effective institutions related to accountability and public participation should be strengthened.