International Anti-Corruption Day - 9 December 20092009-11-19
With the slogan "Your NO Counts", the 2009 International
Anti-Corruption Day presents an opportunity to raise awareness
about corruption and its devastating effects on societies
worldwide. The 2009 International Day will highlight key tools to
fight corruption, such as the United Nations Convention against
Corruption. This year the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
(UNODC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have
developed a joint global campaign, focusing on how corruption
impacts education, health, justice, democracy, prosperity and
development. Corruption is a crime that can undermine social and
economic development in all societies. No country, region or
community is immune.
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