Anti-corruption conventions in Africa: what civil society can do to make them work

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Report published 1 January 2006
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This guide focuses on the two principal anti-corruption conventions in Africa, the AU and UN Conventions. It explains their uses; describes why and how to promote national ratification, implementation and intergovernmental monitoring; and discusses ways to carry out civil society monitoring. It also describes briefly the other conventions and instruments having application to corruption issues in Africa, notably the UN Convention on Transnational Organized Crime, the SADC Protocol Against Corruption and the ECOWAS Protocol on the fight against corruption.

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