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UNCAC Headlines around the world

8 November 2009. 12 November 2009 UN’s anti-corruption treaty faces collapse Impairment not solely in Indonesia Naciones Unidas contra la corrupción 10 November 2009 Venezuela bloquea mecanismo de seguimiento de la corrupción en la ONU 9 November 2009 Dodging the…

Georgian NGO Blocked from UN Anti-Corruption Conference

12 October 2009. The UNCAC Coalition is very concerned about reports that the Russian Federation has taken steps to block attendance of a Georgian NGO at an upcoming UN meeting on corruption. The same Georgian group, the Transnational Crime and…

Deadlock in Vienna Talks Imperils UN Anti-corruption Convention

Berlin, 3 September 2009. Seven days of government negotiations in Vienna have failed to resolve differences over the establishment of an implementation review mechanism for the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). Failure of the Vienna talks is a major setback…

Call for action in Vienna: 128 organisations call for an effective review mechanism

12 May 2009. Today an UNCAC Coalition Statement, signed by 128 organisations from 47 countries, was presented to the UNCAC delegates to the Intergovernmental Working Group on the Review Mechanism meeting in Vienna. Corruption undermines democracy, the rule of law,…

CEOs call for an effective UNCAC Review Mechanism

1 May 2009. In a Letter to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Chief Executives from leading companies call on governments to more effectively and robustly implement the Convention by adopting an effective implementation review mechanism at the next Conference of States…

TI Holds Meeting in Berlin on Development of Manual for CSO Compliance Reviews

9 April 2009, by Gillian Dell. Has your government taken all the necessary steps to meet the requirements of the UN Convention against Corruption? What’s the best way to check that? What’s the best way for civil society organisations (CSOs)…

2009: Decision Time for an Effective Review Mechanism

15 March 2009. 2009 is a crucial year for the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). Its 133 States Parties will decide how they will keep track of progress made to implement this landmark anti-corruption convention. In order to achieve this,…

45 NGOs Urge Leaders to Implement Good Governance Rules for Oil Rich Nations

Denpasar, 31 December 2008. As the UN Convention against Corruption meets in Bali, the Revenue Watch Institute and Publish What You Pay-Indonesia call on the members gathered from 140 states to recognize the urgent and particular need to eliminate corruption…

Declaration to protect anti-corruption advocates

Bali, 2 February 2008. The Coalition of Civil Society Friends of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) is gravely concerned about the growing number of illegal killings, imprisonment, harassment, intimidation and persecution of anti-corruption advocates, whistle-blowers, journalists, investigators, officials,…

Civil Society Statement to the COSP in Bali, Indonesia

Bali, 28 January 2008. Corruption undermines democracy, human rights, civil liberties and sustainable development. The United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) provides a comprehensive framework through which to curb global corruption. Decisions made at the First Session of the Conference…

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