UN ANTI-CORRUPTION CONFERENCE

    Ninth session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption

    Sharm El-Sheikh: 13-17 December 2021

    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 and the private sector. 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/1142

    UN anti-corruption conference concludes with Sharm El-Sheikh Declaration to safeguard emergency and crisis response

    The ninth session of the Conference of the States Parties the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) concluded today with the adoption of the Sharm El-Sheikh Declaration as well as seven other resolutions and an agreement on the host country for the tenth session of the world’s anti-corruption conference.

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    Factsheet

    UNIS/CP/1140

    Youth for integrity, innovation and lifelong learning: towards a fair and corruption-free society

    Young people are just as affected by corruption as others in society. Corruption can affect their prospects for a decent future and employment as well as impeding access to education, health care and other basic services. Corruption is stealing their future, so the world’s 1.8 billion young people have a major stake in countering it.

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    Factsheet

    UNIS/CP/1139

    Recovering with integrity from the pandemic

    Preventing and countering corruption is essential to coming out of this crisis stronger, more transparent, accountable and resilient

    The COVID-19 pandemic has been an unprecedented emergency for the global community and affected almost every aspect of society as well as creating opportunities for corruption to thrive.

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    Factsheet

    UNIS/CP/1138

    Addressing the gender dimensions of corruption

    Corruption harms people of all genders because it reduces trust in institutions and erodes the foundations of democracy and a functioning economy. However, corruption impacts women and men in different ways. The results of corruption often make women more vulnerable, leaving them excluded from decision-making roles and limiting their chances for educational and economic advancement.

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    Factsheet

    UNIS/CP/1137

    Safeguarding sport from corruption - Protecting the integrity of sport to harness its positive power

    Sport has the power to inspire and unite, yet corruption and crime threaten to undermine its positive contribution to society and our lives. The credibility of sport is at stake unless efforts are made to combat illegal betting, competition manipulation, abuse in sport, corruption in major sporting events, the involvement of organized crime in sport, and other illicit activities.

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    Message

    SG/SM/21079

    Greed over Need Harms Everyone, Secretary-General Tells States Parties to Convention Against Corruption, Calls for Accountability

    Following is the text of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ video message for the ninth session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption, held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, from 13 to 17 December:

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    Press Release

    UNIS/CP/1136

    UN anti-corruption conference begins with call to restore trust to tackle pandemic challenges, achieve sustainable development

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, 13 December (UN Information Service) - The world’s anti-corruption conference began in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt today, with 152 countries meeting to advance action through the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) and strengthen integrity responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Media Advisory

    UNIS/MA/297

    Representatives of the media are invited to a

    Press briefing on the opening day of the United Nations Anti-corruption Conference

    on Monday 13 December 2021 at 1 p.m. in person in El Wadi Room at the International Congress Centre (ICC), Sharm El-Sheikh.

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    Factsheet

    UNIS/CP/1135

    United Nations Conference in Egypt will set the international anti-corruption agenda for the coming years

    The United Nations conference taking place in Sharm El-Sheikh is an important global milestone for improving international cooperation against corruption and helping the world recover with integrity from the pandemic. The ninth session of the Conference of the States Parties (COSP) to the United Nations Convention against Corruption from 13 to 17 December 2021 will also support efforts to restore public trust, strengthen effective institutions, promote sustainable development, recover with integrity from the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure economic and political stability.

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    Media Advisory

    UNIS/MA/293

    Media Advisory

    United Nations anti-corruption gathering to meet in Sharm El-Sheik in December
    Media accreditation opens for ninth session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption in Sharm El-Sheik, 13 to 17 December 2021

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