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  • 29-November-2011

    English

    Bribery: OECD invites Colombia to join Anti-Bribery Convention

    The OECD today invited Colombia to join its Working Group on Bribery and to accede to the Anti-Bribery Convention. OECD Deputy Secretary-General Richard Boucher signed an exchange of letters with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.

  • 28-November-2011

    English

    Proceeds from bribery can - and must- be accurately calculated in order to impose appropriate penalties, finds a joint OECD/StAR Study

    To help governments meet this challenge, the OECD and the World Bank/UNODC Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR) released today a new study on the Identification and Quantification of the Proceeds of Bribery.

  • 19-October-2011

    Spanish

    La OCDE reconoce el avance alcanzado por México y recomienda dar mayor prioridad al combate del cohecho internacional

    Un nuevo informe de la OCDE señala que México ha logrado avances, pero necesita dar mayor prioridad a la persecución del cohecho y garantizar que sus autoridades de procuración de justicia cuenten con todas las capacidades y recursos necesarios

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  • 19-October-2011

    English

    The OECD acknowledges progress made, and says Mexico should further prioritise fighting foreign bribery

    Mexico has improved, but needs to give greater priority to the criminal enforcement of bribery and ensure that its criminal law enforcement authorities have all the resources and expertise they need to seriously investigate all allegations, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 19-October-2011

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    Korea making notable progress on fighting foreign bribery; further improvements needed, says OECD

    Korea has improved its information and intelligence gathering capacity in foreign bribery cases, but should be more proactive in investigating allegations, according to a new OECD report.

  • 30-June-2011

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    Corruption: Luxembourg must implement without delay its legislation against the bribery of foreign public officials, says OECD

    Luxembourg must step up its efforts to detect and prosecute cases of bribery of foreign public officials, particularly now that its legal framework has been strengthened, in compliance with the Anti-Bribery Convention

  • 30-June-2011

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    Corruption : OECD recognises Norway’s commitment to the fight against foreign bribery and recommends further improvements

    Norway has made significant progress in its efforts against the bribery of foreign public officials in recent years, according to a new OECD report. But more could be done to strengthen enforcement, including by focusing on the confiscation from companies of the proceeds of bribery.

  • 9-June-2011

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    Corruption: Quick and measurable action needed to tackle bribery and corruption in the Arab region, says OECD and UNDP

    Governments in the Arab region should quickly step up their efforts to tackle bribery and corruption in order to boost job creation, improve living standards through achieving the MDGs and promote trust in government.

  • 25-May-2011

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    OECD invites Russia to join Anti-Bribery Convention

    The OECD will today invite the Russian Federation to join the OECD’s Working Group on Bribery and to accede to the OECD’s Anti-Bribery Convention. Secretary-General Angel Gurría will sign an exchange of letters with First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Andrey Denisov, and Russia’s Minister for Economic Development, Elvira Nabiullina, at a ceremony during the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting.

  • 25-May-2011

    English

    New OECD guidelines to protect human rights and social development

    Ministers from OECD and developing economies will today agree new guidelines to promote more responsible international business conduct by multinational enterprises, and a second set of guidelines to limit the use of conflict minerals.

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