2–6 November, 2015
The Sixth Conference of the States Parties
to the United Nations Convention against Corruption

St. Petersburg

News

06 November, 2015 Sixth Session of the Conference of the Member States of the UN Convention against Corruption Ended Today

Today, the sixth session of the Conference of the member states of the UN Convention against Corruption has come to an end.

05 November, 2015 Summary of the fourth day of the Sixth Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption

The Sixth Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption has concluded its fourth day.

05 November, 2015 Drafting corrupt-proof legislation: What are the tools and who are the actors?

A special event entitled ‘Drafting corrupt-proof legislation: What are the tools and who are the actors?’ has taken place as part of the Conference of the State Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption.

05 November, 2015 The fourth day of the Conference concludes its evening plenary session

The expert community discussed issues of cooperation between the state and non-governmental organizations as well as international and regional agencies in implementing the aims of the UN Convention against Corruption.

05 November, 2015 Best practices in combating corruption and its impact on the enjoyment of human rights

The importance of dialogue between civil society and government in the fight against corruption and the need to protect human rights in this area were discussed at a special event on ‘Best practices in combatting corruption and its impact on the enjoyment of human rights’.

05 November, 2015 The integrity and legacy of sport

The views of criminal investigators and representatives from international organizations, civil society and business were shared at a special event on ‘Integrity and legacy of sport’. The event was jointly organized by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime and the International Centre for Sport Security.

05 November, 2015 GOPAC6 comes to a close

The Global Organisation of Parliamentarians against Corruption: Sixth Forum of Parliamentarians special event held on the margins of the Sixth Session of the Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption included two panel discussions.

05 November, 2015 Addressing corruption challenges in an era of climate change

At a special event on ‘Addressing corruption challenges in an era of climate change’, participants discussed the risks of corruption which hamper efforts to eliminate the negative consequences of climate change. The event was held in the run up to the 21st Session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, set to take place this year in Paris.

05 November, 2015 Corruption challenges to the looting, trafficking and sale of cultural heritage

A special event entitled ‘Corruption challenges to the looting, trafficking and sale of cultural heritage’ took place at the Conference today. 

05 November, 2015 Cooperation agreements as important tools for investigation and asset recovery: Brazil’s experience and best practices

Participants discussed the details of Brazil’s ‘Operation Car Wash’ at a special morning event entitled ‘<i>Cooperation agreements as important tools for investigation and asset recovery: Brazil’s experience and best practices</i>’.

05 November, 2015 The Sixth Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption concludes its morning plenary session

On 5 November 2015, participants of a plenary session event of the Sixth Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption discussed the review mechanism for the implementation of the convention and how best to provide technical support for that process. Issues covered were the implementation of the review mechanism, simplifying the questionnaire for self-review, and the process of implementing the recommendations which are made as a result of the review mechanism.


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