The Swedish Foreign Ministry is offering a training programme about fighting corruption in business in Cairo


A newly developed-learning programme in Arabic on business anti-corruption to be presented by the Swedish Foreign Ministry next week in Cairo.

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Representatives of enterprises, authorities and NGOs will gather at the Swedish Embassy in Cairo on the 19th of January in the framework of an information session on the anti-corruption e-learning programme in Arabic , tailored to meet the corruption risk management needs of companies operating in emerging markets and developing countries. The programme will be presented by Ambassador Birgitta Nygren from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Stockholm and Mr Jens Berthelsen from the Global Advice Network.

The e- learning programme is one of the online tools offered by Business Anti-Corruption Portal  ( ), a website maintained by Global Advice Network on behalf of the governments of Sweden, Austria, Denmark, Germany the Netherlands, Norway and United Kingdom, with the purpose to provide a comprehensive and practical business tool, and to offer targeted support to Small and Medium Enterprises in order to help them avoid and fight corruption, thereby creating a better business environment.

In June 2011, the Arabic version of the Portal was launched at the Embassy. The e-learning programme is designed to complement the portal and to support companies to identify and prevent risks for corruption and to facilitate compliance with international and national anti-corruption rules.

Thrusday, 19 January 2012 – From 17:00 to 18:30

Venue: Embassy of Sweden: 13 Mohamed Mazhar St., Zamalek, Cairo – Egypt

The session will be conducted  in English. Journalists who are willing to cover the event are  kindly requested to confirm their participation by e-mail to: Ingy Sedky – Information Officer

For further information:


Telephone: +202 27289205



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