9th December- International Anti-Corruption Day

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The International Anti-Corruption Day is observed globally on 9th December every year to raise awareness of corruption and of the role of the convention in combating and presenting it. Theme for 2021 is, “Your right, your role: say no to corruption.

  • The United Nations General Assembly on 31st October, 2003, adopted the United Nations Convention against Corruption, and designated December 9 as International Anti-Corruption Day, in order to raise awareness about corruption and of the role of Convention in fighting and preventing it.
  • The convention came into force in the year 2005, and since then the day is being observed annually.

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