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Desafíos de las Convenciones para el 2010 y la Declaración Anticorrupción de la XIX Cumbre Iberoamericana

The following post has been written by Ximena Salazar, Coordinator for the Anti-Corruption Conventions Programme in the Americas at Transparency International. Estamos comenzando el 2010 y dentro de los desafíos para este año está que comience a operar el mecanismo de seguimiento de la Convención de las Naciones Unidas contra la Corrupción (UNCAC), recientemente aprobado […]

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The Deal in Doha

On Friday the 13th, the Doha deal on the UNCAC review mechanism was concluded! (Resolution L9). The deal was adopted by approximately 106 States Parties represented at CoSP3 —another 14 governments were there as observers. It’s a landmark in establishing the first ever UN peer review mechanism. But its not a deal to celebrate — […]

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6 years, 3 conferences, no happy end?

Negotiations on the fourth day of the conference on the UN Convention against Corruption in Doha were long and hard. Governments from the two sides met last night and held discussions until around 2:00 in the morning. However, no final agreement has been found yet. Varying reports about what the draft text for how the […]

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Who should monitor corruption?

Before leaving to Doha for the 3rd Conference of States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption tomorrow, I would like to quickly share with you the Opinion Editorial of Transparency International’s Chair Huguette Labelle in the International Herald Tribune today. Transparency, not secrecy, will lead to fair treatment. People who are forced to pay […]

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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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