UOP INVITES SECURITY AGENCIES TO JOIN TRANSPARENT AUDIT OF THE STATE CONCERN

SC "UkrOboronProm" invites representatives of the law enforcement agencies of Ukraine to join transparent audit of the State Concern. This was stated by UKROBORONPROM Press service.

"The State Concern regularly conducts internal and external audits. Activists and NGOs – Transparency International Ukraine in particular – participate in this process. "UkrOboronProm" is a completely open structure, focused on result. Therefore, we believe: the more people and organizations join our anti-corruption program – the more effective it will become, "- said UOP representatives.

In particular, "UkrOboronProm" invites Ukraine’s law enforcement agencies and other regulatory structures to join the audit. According to UOP representatives, strengthening of the independent auditors’ team would make the process more substantial.

"UkrOboronProm" systematically fights corruption at its enterprises-participants. In 2014, in the framework of this process, anti-corruption program was launched. This program allowed preventing 220 million UAH loss of defense funds during 2014-2016 years.

In 2 years the State Concern conducted 76 checks, issued 27 orders to eliminate violations, and initiated 25 functional audits. The inspections detected violations totaling for over 496 million UAH. 12 heads of UOP enterprises were dismissed and 29 officials – involved in corruption schemes – were brought to justice.

The State Concern cooperates with law-enforcement agencies. In 2 years 130 materials on the results of internal audits were transferred to the law-enforcement agencies, 30 of which are under criminal proceedings, 100 cases are being inspected.