The fight against bribery and corruption demands a collective response. We need to assemble the brightest minds and keep sharing knowledge to combat this curse. Especially now (...) when corruption, coupled with growing inequality, are causing a serious loss of trust in our societies and in the institutions we have built in the last 100 years, said Angel Gurría.
The 11th Annual IBA Anti-Corruption Conference, presented by the IBA Anti-Corruption Committee with the support of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), will take place 12-13 June 2013 at OECD headquarters in Paris.
This programme raises awareness of international principles and best practice in combating corruption in selected countries in the Middle East and North Africa region. It encourages governments and companies to develop and implement integrity measures and tools with a view to levelling the playing field for businesses operating in the region.
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Electronic Sales Suppression: A threat to tax revenues (German)
Co-organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the OECD in New Delhi, discussions at this seminar focused on corruption challenges facing Indian companies today and what can be done to overcome these challenges.
The fight against corruption is one of the most important challenges facing the international community. This is not only a moral battle. It is also a stride for business efficiency, the effectiveness of the public administration, and ultimately for growth and development, said OECD Secretary-General.
Co-organised by the G20 Russian Presidency and the OECD, with UNODC support, this conference focused on promoting transparency and integrity in organising sport and other major events and cutting-edge measures for governments and business to combat corruption.
The 2013 Forum on Integrity brought together high-level government, business and civil society representatives to exchange and discuss best practices in implementing integrity.
A series of high-level public events and committee meetings addressing the issue of integrity and anti-corruption take place at the OECD during the week of 22-26 April 2013.
Russians are becoming increasingly active in the country’s social arena. While activists remain a small but growing and visible minority of citizens looking for changes in governance, many more are becoming involved in the day-to-day affairs of their communities. It remains to be seen whether this emerging culture of civic participation will sit comfortably with existing governance structures.