This Glossary explains the key elements required classifying corruption as a criminal act. The Glossary examines and elaborates on the requirements of the conventions and explains how they can be effectively introduced into the national legislation. The Glossary is also a practical tool for monitoring country compliance with the international anti-corruption conventions, as well as raising awareness of these conventions among experts in the region.
This Glossary will be an important guide for legislators and policy makers in all countries committed to ensuring their anti-corruption legislation meets international standards. Even if a country is not a party to a particular anti-corruption convention, it might desire to comply with the standards of that convention to support the global fight against corruption and to assure foreign investors of a business environment that includes effective anti-corruption laws. Full document in PDF format (639kb); Number of pages: 98p