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    UNIS/MA/265
    11 December 2019

    Media Advisory

    Media representatives are invited to the

    Press conference
    at the eighth session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption

    on

    Monday 16 December 2019, at 1.15 p.m.

    in

    Conference room 1/press briefing room, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC)

    with

    H.E. Dr. Harib Al Amimi, President of State Audit Institution, United Arab Emirates

    and

    John Brandolino, Director of the Division for Treaty Affairs, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

    The eighth session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) - COSP8 - is being held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from 16 to 20 December 2019. The Conference is expected to discuss a wide range of topcis, including preventing and combating corruption, the review of the implementation of the Convention  by States, asset recovery, technical assistance and preparations for the special session of the General Assembly against corruption, to be held in 2021. 

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    There will be English/Arabic interpretation at the press conference

    For further information please contact:

    Anne Thomas
    Information Officer, UNIS Vienna
    Telephone: (+43-1) 26060-5588
    Mobile: (+971) 549978506
    Email: anne.thomas[at]unvienna.org

    For enquiries about media accreditation please contact:

    Veronika Crowe-Mayerhofer
    Information Assistant, UNIS Vienna
    Telephone: (+43-1) 26060-3342
      Mobile: (+971) 549978483
    Email: press[at]unvienna.org

    More information for the media is available at: http://www.unis.unvienna.org/unis/en/events/2019/cosp8.html

    Conference website of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC): https://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/corruption/COSP/session8.html

    Conference website of the Host Country: http://8cosp.ae/