CIBAC Rep. Bro Eddie Villanueva receives World Integrity Award from South Korea-based anti-corruption group on January 14, 2024.
CIBAC Party-List Representative Bro. Eddie Villanueva was awarded a World Integrity Award and cited as “Person of Sincere Anti-Corruption Integrity” by a South Korea-based organization Anti-Corruption Civil Movement General Federation (ACCMGF).
On January 14, 2024, sixteen officers of the ACCMGF from South Korea, led by its Chairman and World Standing Representative Weon Deok Ho, went to Bocaue, Bulacan to personally award the plaque to Rep. Bro. Eddie during a worship service of JIL Church.
ACCMGF is an internationally recognized coalition of around 300 associations in politics, public affairs, education, religion, media, national defense, social welfare, economics, public organizations and non-government organizations whose objective is to promote and spread the values of integrity and transparency across sectors, governments and countries in the world.
ACCGMF is an authorized partner of Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission(ACRC), Korea’s national anti-corruption body tasked to combat corruption and act on public complaints aimed at eradicating corruption in Korea. It is also a member of Union of International Associations (UIA).
ACCMGF confers recognition to individuals known for integrity and anti-corruption stance in order to encourage people to inspire people to emulate the lifestyle of integrity which is the antidote against corruption. Awardees underwent through serious screening and vetting in order to ascertain qualification.
“It is very humbling and honoring to be a recipient of this prestigious recognition from a reputable and highly-esteemed international anti-corruption group. Indeed, this citation is an immense boost to my and to CIBAC’s resolve to continue the fight for a corruption-free Philippines,” said Rep. Bro. Eddie.
CIBAC Party-List has championed vital anti-corruption laws and measures in Congress which include RA 9184 (Government Procurement Act), RA 9160 (Anti-Money Laundering Act), RA 9485 (Anti-Red Tape Act), RA 10149 (GOCC Governance Act), RA 11059 (Strengthening of Ombudsman Act), RA 11032 (Ease of Doing Business Act), RA 11476 (GMRC law), Freedom of Information(FOI) bill, National Independent Commission against Corruption (NICAC) bill, and whistleblower’s protection bill, among others.