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Description

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, or, abuse of entrusted power for one's private gain. 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.

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Organizations relating to Corruption

International Anti-Corruption Conference Council / Berlin, Germany / Est. 1996
European Anti-Fraud Office / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1999
GOPAC América Latina y el Caribe / Mexico City, Mexico
Global Forum
Criminal Law Convention on Corruption / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1999
Transparency International / Berlin, Germany / Est. 1993
Civil Law Convention on Corruption / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1999
Trust for the Americas / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1997
GOPAC Oceania
European Healthcare Fraud and Corruption Network / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2005
International Anti-Corruption Conference / Berlin, Germany
Anti-Corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia / Paris, France / Est. 1998
OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions / Est. 1997
South East Asia Parliamentarians Against Corruption / Pasay City, Philippines
U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre / Bergen, Norway / Est. 2002
Additional Protocol to the Criminal Law Convention on Corruption / Strasbourg, France / Est. 2003
Group of States Against Corruption / Strasbourg, France
Anti-Corruption Initiative for Asia and the Pacific / Manila, Philippines / Est. 1999
African Parliamentarians Network Against Corruption / Accra, Ghana / Est. 2003
International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities / Beijing, China
Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption / Jakarta, Indonesia / Est. 2002
Transnational Crime and Corruption Center / Arlington VA, USA / Est. 1995
Network of Institutions for the Fight Against Corruption and the Recovery of Public Ethics / Caracas, Venezuela / Est. 1998
International Islamic Forum for Dialogue / Jeddah, Saudi Arabia / Est. 1994
United Nations Convention Against Corruption / Vienna, Austria / Est. 2003

View all profiles (39 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Corruption

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Corruption
Unethical practices in forestry
Unethical practices in the public sector
Unethical commercial practices
Ineffective legislation against organized crime
Unethical practices in the apparel industry
Journalistic irresponsibility
Bribery of public officials
Immorality
Corruption of juries
Unethical practices of national defence industries
Unethical sporting practices
Unethical real estate practice
Criminal coercion
Unethical practices by employees
Intergovernmental organization mismanagement
Police corruption
Unethical practices of engineering
Corruption and mismanagement of foreign aid
Unethical construction practices
Unethical practices of relatives of leaders
Improper financing of political parties
Criminal usury
Simony
Unethical practices of accountants

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