The Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland QC, Commonwealth Secretary-General, on behalf of the Commonwealth Secretariat, presented a prestigious award to the Botswana Energy Regulatory Authority (BERA) Rose Seretse in recognition of her contribution to the establishment of the Commonwealth Africa Anti-Corruption Centre in Gaborone, Botswana.
The Centre was established by the Commonwealth Secretariat, in partnership with Government of Botswana, in 2013, at the time Seretse was the Director at the Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime.
Commonwealth Africa member states continue to significantly benefit from the Centre’s numerous Anti-Corruption programmes and tangible capacity improvements. The Centre is the only avenue dedicated for systematic and quality capacity building available to the management and staff Anti-Corruption Agencies in Africa.
The award was presented to Seretse at the 8th Commonwealth Conference of Heads of Anti-Corruption Agencies in Africa in Tanscorp Hilton, Abuja, Nigeria from14 – 18 May 2018.
Seretse is now the CEO of BERA, which is responsible for providing a regulatory framework for Electricity, Gas, Coal, Petroleum Products, Solar and all forms of renewable energy with the primary mandate of providing the economic regulation of the sectors.