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Naing Ko Ko on corruption in Myanmar

18th January 2016

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Naing has worked on the Thai-Burma border in the areas of political reforms including democracy, human rights, national reconciliation and economic development.

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RegNet PhD scholar Naing Ko Ko was interviewed on the Democratic Voice of Burma on 28 December 2015.

The interview discusses what corruption means in Myanmar society. Naing Ko notes the importance of differentiating between institutional and individual corruption. With such high levels of corruption, he argues that the issue should be tackled as a national policy priority. He also notes that there is a need for a leadership code of conduct, increased accountability and transparency and a culture of integrity to be embedded in all layers of democratic Myanmar society.

Watch the entire interview on youtube.

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