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Press conference: Transparency International on UN Convention against Corruption and return of stolen assets

24 October, 14:00
Palmeraie Golf Palace (Salle Diamante)
Marrakesh, Morocco

Transparency International (TI) and members of the UNCAC Civil Society Coalition will host a press conference in the afternoon of the first day of the United Nations Conference of State Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) focussing on:

  • Return of stolen assets and the Arab Spring
  • The need for strong civil society participation in the Convention review process
  • The publication of 13 country reports and an overview report on how well countries are implementing UNCAC*

The executive summaries of these and other Convention documents are available on the website of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime at:

Transparency International experts will be on hand for interviews after the press conference and throughout the five-day UN meeting.

Spokespeople will be available for interviews in English, French and Arabic.

* The countries include: Argentina, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Chile, Lithuania, Morocco, Mongolia, Peru, Ukraine and the USA.

Transparency International is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption.

For any press enquiries please contact

Jesse Garcia, Senior Communications and Advocacy Officer
Transparency International
T: +49 30 34 38 20 666
E: [email protected]