Representatives of the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (KNAB) visited the Central Anti-Corruption Bureau (CBA) of Poland to exchange experience in the field of data analytics. The visit was carried out in the scope of the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism 2014-2021 programme “International Police Cooperation and Combating Crime” project “Support for the establishment of a whistle-blowing system in Latvia”.
The purpose of the visit was to gain an understanding of the methods, tools, and practices used by CBA for performing big data analysis and also in tactical analysis. During the visit, representatives of KNAB presented the division of functions of analytical units of the Latvian anti-corruption authority and the planned development of a corruption risk monitoring tool. CBA representatives presented the methodology used in practice for big data processing and also corruption risk analysis softwares.
The exchange visit took place on 17 and 18 May. The exchange of experience visit was carried out in the scope of the “Support for the establishment of a whistle-blowing system in Latvia” project, where KNAB receives European Economic Area grants from Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway. The goal of the project is to promote public engagement in reporting corruption and other latent crimes, while simultaneously providing the public with a safe and convenient reporting channel, as well as improve the competence of KNAB in detecting corruptive criminal offences.