Malaysia MACS webStudents from IACA’s 2014 - 2016 Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS) programme are in Malaysia for the next two weeks for the in-class part of Module VI, which focuses on Corruption, Enforcement and the Public Sector.

The module, which is being hosted by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and taking place at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Academy in Kuala Lumpur, started on Monday and runs until 22 January. It also includes a study trip to Singapore later this week, when the MACS students will visit the Singapore Corruption Prevention & Investigation Bureau and INTERPOL’s Global Complex for Innovation.

Lecturers for this module include Daniel Ming-Chak Li, a former Deputy Commissioner and Head of Operations at the Hong Kong Independent Commission against Corruption (ICAC) and the current Vice Chairperson of IACA’s International Academic Advisory Board, Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail, the former Prosecutor General of Malaysia, Shervin Majlessi, the Regional Anti-Corruption Adviser at UNODC's Regional Office for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, Luis Moreno Ocampo, the first Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Abdul Razak Bin Hamzah, Head of the International Studies Centre at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Academy, Martin Kreutner, IACA's Dean and Executive Secretary, and others.

This is the second time that a MACS module is taking place in Kuala Lumpur, after the MACC hosted Module VI of the 2012 – 2014 MACS programme in May 2014.

The MACS is a two-year programme consisting of seven modules and a master thesis and is specifically designed for working professionals. Applications for the 2016 – 2018 MACS programme, which starts in autumn 2016, will open on 1 February.

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