Issue 6, November 2009

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Corruption is a crime against development, says new UN campaign

6 November 2009 - A campaign to raise awareness of the impact of corruption on development was launched today by the United Nations Development Programme and UNODC ahead of the International Anti-Corruption Day on 9 December.

Through a series of six posters and online material, the campaign highlights how corruption hinders efforts to achieve the internationally-agreed Millennium Development Goals, obstructing people's access to education, health and justice, limiting their opportunity to prosper and undermining democracy. [Read more]

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Upcoming Events

  • International Day of the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November 2009)
  • Ministerial Meeting on UNODC Eastern Africa Programme (23 November 2009)
  • Afghanistan Corruption Survey (December 2009)

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