At the time of this interview, Rose Seretse was director of Botswana’s Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crime (DCEC), a position to which she was appointed in 2009. Seretse served as the deputy director of the DCEC from 2007 to 2009. Prior to joining the DCEC in 1997, Seretse worked in the public service in various capacities. Seretse received her masters in public administration from the University of Botswana. She also holds a bachelors of science in construction engineering and management from Ferris State University in the United States.
Botswana's Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crimes (DCEC)
Building inter-agency cooperation
Investigation or referral
Organization and staffing
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Wednesday, July 22, 2009
Rose Seretse discusses the role of Botswana’s Directorate on Corruption and Economic Crimes (DCEC) in combating corruption. She explains the establishment of the DCEC in 1994, the process through which staff are recruited, the role of public perceptions and education in combating corruption, and the organization of the DCEC. Seretse briefly touches on the relationship of the DCEC with other branches of government and the level of corruption encountered in Botswana. Finally, she discusses the role of Performance Management Systems in incentivizing productivity and combating inefficiency within the government.
Rose Seretse Interview
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