Press conference: Transparency International on UN Convention against Corruption and return of stolen assets
24 October, 14:00
Palmeraie Golf Palace (Salle Diamante)
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: http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/treaties/CAC/CAC-COSP-session4.html
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
T: +49 30 34 38 20 666
E: [email protected]