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Corruption

UN Sustainable Development Goals

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. 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.Corruption is the abuse of entrusted power for private gain. This is the working definition used by Transparency International (TI), applying to both the public and private sectors. The CPI focuses on corruption in the public sector, or corruption which involves public officials, civil servants or politicians.

From Wikipedia

Organizations relating to Corruption

International Anti-Corruption Conference Council / Est. 1996
European Anti-Fraud Office / Est. 1999
GOPAC América Latina y el Caribe
Global Forum
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
GOPAC Oceania
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

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World Problems relating to Corruption

From 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
Temptation
Sedition
Unethical construction practices
Unethical practice of geological sciences
Coercion
Political bribery
Unethical documentation practices
Unethical practice of physics
Irresponsible experts
Price fixing
Unethical consumption practices
Uncleanness
Miseducation
Impropriety
Unchastity
Dissuasion
Reversion
Badness
Vice

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