UN member states are united in efforts to fight corruption

The representatives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) took part in the ninth session of the Monitoring Group on the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption. The event took place on November 12-14, 2018, in Vienna with participations of representatives from more than 180 countries. The participants of the session reviewed the successful practices of implementing the provisions of the Convention; the difficulties encountered by the countries, and expressed the needs for technical assistance. The information was collected because of the monitoring of 41 countries for the implementation of chapters III (Criminalization and law enforcement) and IV (International Cooperation) of the Convention within the framework of the first assessment cycle.

By the results of the draw, Ukraine and Czech Republic will monitor Croatia this year. The purpose of this monitoring is to assist the country in implementing the provisions of the Convention, in particular, the exchange of information, practices, and experience, international cooperation in the investigation of corruption crimes.

Ukraine signed the UN Convention against Corruption in October 2003. After the ratification of the law in 2010, the Convention became an integral part of domestic law.