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Making UNCAC Work: Coalition Statement Ahead of the 6th Conference of States Parties in St. Petersburg

21 May 2015. Recalling that corruption weakens public institutions and the rule of law, damages the competitive and investment climate, jeopardizes sustainable development and fosters instability; furthermore, that it damages people’s sense of shared obligations and rights and creates an…

Public Statement on the Complicit Loot Repatriation Agreement Between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Abacha Family

19 May 2015. Our Position and a Call for the Rejection of the Agreement by the UK, US, Swiss Governments and the International Community Introduction Transparency and accountability has remained a major problem besetting successive governments in Nigeria. For nearly…

Transparency International Statement to the 24th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice

12 May 2015. To the Commission: The injustice and inequity caused by corruption is well-known and multifaceted. Countering corruption and money laundering is essential to achieve sustainable development and stop the spread of organized crime. Enhancing accountability and transparency in…

How president-elect Buhari can achieve a fair deal for victims of corruption

9 May 2015, by Kolawole Olaniyan. Today the level of confidence in Nigeria is remarkably high, and president-elect General Muhammadu Buhari has been described by many as embodying ‘the promise of change’. Hardly surprising given that one of the reasons…

Civil society’s position on the review of Kenya’s implementation of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption

7 May 2015.This post was originally published on the Transparency International Kenya website on 20 November 2014.In July 2013, Transparency International Kenya was among institutions appointed by the Attorney General to a 15-member National Steering Committee on the Review…

Remarks at the High-Level Special Event "Towards universal implementation of the UNCAC: The Institutional Integrity Initiative and the implementation review mechanism"

Doha, 15 April 2015, Yury Fedotov. This post was originally published on the UNODC website. Ladies and gentlemen, Good afternoon. I am glad we have the opportunity to meet here to discuss the key issue of strengthening implementation of the…

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