The Association of Independent Press and the MoldovaCurata.md portal today, at a round table, discussed the integrity certificates issued by the National Integrity Authority (ANI), TRIBUNA informs.
The Director of the Independent Press Association, Petru Macovei, provided more details on the subject.
“Until the parliamentary elections are several days, the process of issuing certificates of integrity has ended. It is time to make some totals for these activities. We will analyze what happened with these certificates, “Macovei said.
Therefore, he also referred to the role of ANI. “The certificates of integrity do not certify the integrity. ANI has a very important involvement in ensuring the integrity of civil servants in public offices. ANI was obliged, under the legal framework, to issue certificates to non-integrals, “Macovei said.
The expert of anticorruption, Mariana Kalughin, referred to the process of issuing certificates of integrity.
“On the basis of certificates of integrity, obviously, there is a certain legal framework. The certificate is nothing but a document containing the information for the past 3 years about fortunes, conflicts, violations, limitations and prohibitions to occupy certain functions. The certificate is not a filter, but a control, “Kalughin said.
Lilian Chişca, the vice-president of the National Integrity Authority, spoke about the obligations of ANI. “Requesting a certificate of integrity from an electoral competitor does not imply the obligation of ANI The ways of granting certificates have been mentioned, “Chişca concluded.
Trainee translator: Mihaela Grosu