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Media Advisory: The Millennium Development Goals and Anti-Corruption

Transparency International (TI), the anti-corruption organisation, is co-hosting a panel discussion: The Millennium Development Goals and Anti-Corruption with UN Development Programme and the UN Millennium Campaign on 21 September, as part of the United Nations MDG Summit in New York, 20-22 September.

The latest TI research data from more than 48 countries demonstrates the strong, positive correlation between better MDG outcomes and greater transparency, accountability and integrity. TI argues that the anti-corruption efforts must be made part of a common approach to achieve the MDGs.

The Millennium Development Goal and Anti-Corruption

A panel discussion with:

Huguette Labelle, TI Chair
Geraldine Fraser Moleketi, Director, Democratic Governance Group, UNDP
Corinne Woods, Director, UN Millennium Campaign

When: 21 September, 2010 from 3.00 – 6.00 PM
Where: United Nations Headquarters, Conference Room 6, North Lawn
Building, 760 United Nations Plaza, New York

For further details and to register, please visit www.transparency.org/rsvp

Due to strict security, all attendees without UN passes are required to RSVP by 15 September

Huguette Labelle will also participate in the 2010 UN Private Sector Forum on the Millenium Development Goals on 22 September.
Ms Labelle is available for interviews now and from 21-22 September in New York.

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