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Entries in United Nations (74)

Wednesday
Sep102014

Glamorous first daughter named in Uzbek organized crime probe

Gulnara Karimova (Courtesy of Fashion TV via YouTube)The Uzbek prosecutor-general's office has said a person named "Karimova G." is a suspect in a case against an organized criminal group.

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Thursday
Jun262014

Afghan election official quits after fraud allegations

A top Afghan election official resigned Monday after the leading presidential candidate leaked tapes allegedly featuring the official discussing ways to rig the country's upcoming presidential election.

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Monday
Dec092013

December 9 is International Anti-Corruption Day

December 9 is the UN's international anti-corruption day.

On October 31, 2003, the General Assembly adopted the United Nations Convention against Corruption and requested that the Secretary-General designate the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) as secretariat for the Convention’s Conference of States Parties.

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Thursday
Dec052013

What does it take to change the world?

Professor Elizabeth Spahn spoke for victims of bribery before most of us had discovered the topic. She has defended compliance as pro-business and condemned bribes for destroying capitalism. More eloquently than anyone else, she has stood for the idea -- once derided and now embraced -- that compliance and enforcement can change the world and help people live better lives.

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Wednesday
Nov272013

We Now Give Thanks

I am thankful for my family and friends and for the many opportunities I have received in the USA. I am also thankful for my extended family at Transparency International who are passionately engaged in the fight
against corruption.

-- Shruti Shah

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Friday
Nov082013

Are the OECD and UN Anti-Graft Conventions working?

Miller & Chevalier's Homer Moyer and James Tillen are among the speakers at an upcoming full-day conference called ‘The International Fight Against Corruption:  Are the OECD and UN Conventions Achieving their Objectives?’

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Friday
Nov012013

World Bank hosting event about high-seas piracy

Since 2005, over $400 million has been paid in ransoms to pirates who’ve hijacked ships in the Indian Ocean. The World Bank, INTERPOL, and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime have followed the money to find out who gets it, how it's distributed and moved, where it's invested, and how the illegal money flows can be stopped.

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Monday
Oct282013

Holder to the World: ‘Corruption can be overcome’

Here's an excerpt from Attorney General Eric Holder's remarks Monday at the Arab Forum on Asset Recovery in Morocco.

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Thursday
Jul112013

Pharma bribe probe points to China parallel prosecutions

Last week, Chinese police detained employees at the Shanghai, Beijing, and Changsha offices of a British pharmaceutical giant as part of an investigation into possible economic crimes committed by the company in China, including bribery.

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Friday
Jul052013

Job: Corporate Ethics & Compliance Consultant (United Nations)

Job Title: Corporate Ethics & Compliance Consultant

Employer: United Nations

Location: New York, NY

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Thursday
Jun272013

How to RESIST paying bribes

In 2009, companies from the private sector (mainly in Europe) decided, through the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) to develop in cooperation with the World Economic Forum, the UN Global Compact and Transparency International a training tool known as RESIST (Resisting Extortions and Solicitations in International Transactions).

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Monday
Jun172013

Opportunities for Transparency: Will the G8 Act?

As the G8 leaders meet in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow, it is important that they make strides on two key anti-corruption issues: (1) Ensuring public officials and their relatives cannot cloak their identities and the source of their corrupt funds by using anonymous corporations and (2) Ensuring that extractive wealth fuels development rather than corruption and poor governance.

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