United Nations Development Programme

Russian Federation


02.12.2011 December 9, 2011: International Anti-Corruption Day Conference

On December 9, 2011 the UN House will host the International Conference Methods to counter corruption for civil society and private sector.  The Conference is organized by the UN Global Compact Network Russia, supported by the United Nations Development Program and is dedicated to the International Anti-Corruption Day.

The Program to promote participation in advancing the UN Convention against Corruption in 2011-2020 World without Corruption (for civil society and private sector) will be presented at the conference.

Participants of the conference will get acquainted with possible ways of reduction in probability of induced involvement in corruption schemes, procedural, institutional and economic methods of fighting corruption, new mechanisms of anti-corruption used by business entities and NGOs in Russia as well as new developments in this area related to accounting and management reporting.

Representatives from selected UN agencies, international business community, public and academic institutions as well as government authorities will participate in the conference.

On 31 October 2003, the General Assembly adopted the United Nations Convention against Corruption (resolution 58/4) and it also designated 9 December as International Anti-Corruption Day, to raise awareness of corruption and of the role of the Convention in combating and preventing it. UNCAC went into force in December 2005.

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