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MEDIA ADVISORY: TI leaders to attend UN Anti-Corruption Conference on Bali

Transparency Interational (TI) Chair Huguette Labelle and representatives from 30 TI national chapters – along with other NGOs - will be setting sail for Bali to attend a meeting of the 140 countries party to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), the only global road-map against the systemic corruption that continues to punish the world's most vulnerable.

TI and its peers will be pushing for countries to live up to the commitments they have made under the Convention and to observe the proceedings. Huguette Labelle and other senior representatives and Convention experts are available for interviews.

Priority Areas:

  • Holding countries to account: looking for concrete steps towards a mechanism to asses progress by each country in implementing the Convention
  • Mutual legal assistance in investigating and prosecuting corruption
  • Returning stolen assets
  • Protecting whistleblowers

WHEN:
27 January, 2008
Civil Society Coalition Meeting
Bali International Convention Center, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia

28 January to 1 February 2008
UNCAC Conference of States Parties
Bali International Convention Center, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia

To read TI's policy position paper on effectively monitoring UNCAC click here.

For more information click here.

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