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Addressing the challenges in cross-border corruption

Now, I’m writing to you from Chinese SAR Macau where the 4th conference of the International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities (IAACA) ended yesterday. With governments having taken the critical step taken of adopting an UNCAC review mechanism last year in Doha, I was curious to know just how this would impact on this forum. Independent anti-corruption […]

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We’re talking about US $40 billion

Today, one day ahead of the Conference of States Parties, civil society is meeting to prepare with representatives present coming from East-Timor and Cambodia, to Argentina and the US. The preparations included discussions with the UN representative of the UNCAC secretariat, Elsa Gopala Krishnan, as well as government representatives. Lilian Ekeanyanwu of the Government of […]

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5 Days to Doha – How many days to an effective review mechanism?

In December 2006, the first Conference of States Parties agreed that “effective and efficient review of the implementation of the UN Convention against Corruption (…) is of paramount importance and urgent.” When governments met again in January 2008 in Bali, no progress was achieved. This year in September, as part of its response to the […]

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