In general, corruption is a form of dishonesty or criminal activity undertaken by a person or organization entrusted with a position of authority, often to acquire illicit benefit. Corruption may include many activities including bribery and embezzlement, though it may also involve practices that are legal in many countries. Political corruption occurs when an office-holder or other governmental employee acts in an official capacity for personal gain. Corruption is most commonplace in kleptocracies, oligarchies, narco-states and mafia states.
Organizations relating to Corruption
International Anti-Corruption Conference Council / Est. 1996
European Anti-Fraud Office / Est. 1999
GOPAC América Latina y el Caribe
European Union Parliamentarians Against Corruption / Est. 2005
International Group on Anti-Corruption Coordination
Criminal Law Convention on Corruption / Est. 1999
Transparency International / Est. 1993
Civil Law Convention on Corruption / Est. 1999
Caribbean Parliamentarians Against Corruption / Est. 2005
Global Programme Against Corruption / Est. 1999
Trust for the Americas / Est. 1997
European Healthcare Fraud and Corruption Network / Est. 2005
International Anti-Corruption Conference
Anti-Corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia / Est. 1998
South Pacific Parliamentarians Against Corruption
OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions / Est. 1997
South East Asia Parliamentarians Against Corruption
U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre / Est. 2002
Additional Protocol to the Criminal Law Convention on Corruption / Est. 2003
Group of States Against Corruption
Anti-Corruption Initiative for Asia and the Pacific / Est. 1999
Standing Honorary Commission for the International Friendship Day / Est. 1969
North American Parliamentarians Against Corruption
World Problems relating to CorruptionFrom the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential
Unethical practices in transportation
Unethical commercial practices
Unethical media practices
Corruption and mismanagement of foreign aid
Sexual molestation of children
Unethical practice of chemistry
Unethical construction practices
Unethical practice of geological sciences
Unethical documentation practices
Unethical practice of physics
Unethical consumption practices
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