UN ANTI-CORRUPTION CONFERENCE

    Abu Dhabi: 16-20 December 2019

    The Conference is one of the world's largest anti-corruption gatherings and brings together people from Member States, parliaments, inter-governmental organizations, civil society, the private sector and the media. The conference will review of the implementation of the UN Convention against Corruption, the only legally binding universal anti-corruption instrument and discuss preventing corruption, improved international cooperation to better tackle corruption and asset recovery.

     

    Press Release

    UNIS/CP/1091

    Anti-corruption conference concludes with important decisions on practical steps to prevent and fight this crime

    The eighth session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption concluded today with resolutions on strengthening prevention and the work of anti-corruption bodies, improving data collection and more.

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    Factsheet

    UNIS/CP/1089

    Real change generated by the Implementation Review Mechanism for the anti-corruption Convention

    After nearly 10 years of operation, the Implementation Review Mechanism of the United Nations Convention against Corruption has compiled a global, comprehensive gap analysis of what challenges countries and regions face.

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    Factsheet

    UNIS/CP/1088

    Corruption and gender

    Women and men affected differently by corruption, but no evidence women or men are less corruptible

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    Factsheet

    UNIS/CP/1087

    Rooting out corruption is vital to achieving sustainable development

    Corruption is a global phenomenon found in all countries which impacts everyone but harms poor people more than others. By undermining development, damaging economic prosperity and negatively affecting good governance and the provision of public services, corruption is a major impediment to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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    Press Release

    UNIS/CP/1093

    International launch of the Report on Corruption in Nigeria: Patterns and Trends 2019 takes place at Anti-Corruption Conference in Abu Dhabi

    The Second Survey on Corruption in Nigeria has been presented by the Federal Government in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) to an international audience including civil society at a Special Event on the margins of the eighth Session of the Conference of States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption in Abu Dhabi today.

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    Press Release

    UNIS/CP/1090

    Fight corruption to achieve sustainable development progress: UN Convention against Corruption conference begins in Abu Dhabi

    The world's primary anti-corruption conference began in Abu Dhabi today with a call to advance efforts to prevent and combat corruption to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

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    Message

    UNIS/SGSM/987

    The Secretary-General: Message to Eighth Session of the Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption

    Delivered by Mr. Yury Fedotov, Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

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    Factsheet

    UNIS/CP/1086

    Corruption and sport

    Growing risk of sport being exploited for illicit gain, more action needed to safeguard sport from corruption and crime, promoting integrity in sport

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    Factsheet

    UNIS/CP/1085

    States gather in Abu Dhabi to keep the spotlight on corruption

    Factsheet on the United Nations Convention against Corruption

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    Media Advisory

    UNIS/MA/265

    Media Advisory

    Press conference, Monday, 16 December 2019 at 1.15 p.m. in Conference room 1/press briefing room, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre

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    Media Advisory

    UNIS/MA/259

    Media Advisory

    World's biggest anti-corruption gathering to meet in Abu Dhabi in December

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