Category: IACC News

Time for Justice: Equity, Security, Trust.

The theme of the 17th edition of the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) is Time for Justice: Equity, Security, Trust. At the 16th IACC in Malaysia the global movement declared their commitment to zero tolerance of impunity for corruption. “Time for Justice” is a global call to turn the pledge of zero tolerance into concrete action,… Read more »

Egypt’s Young Preservationists Shut Out by Old Guard

Young Egyptians aching for a better future are concerned about its past. The country’s antiquities, a source of pride and economic revenue, are under threat. Instability following the 2011 revolution have left them vulnerable to looting and mismanagement. Satellite images of the Nile Valley and Delta reveal archeological sites plundered during the Arab Spring and… Read more »

Save the date for the 17th IACC

We are delighted to announce that in exactly one year the 17th International Anti-Corruption Conference will begin! The 17th IACC will take place from the 1st-4th December 2016 in Panama City, Panama. It will be hosted by the Panamanian Government represented by the Autoridad Nacional de Transparencia y Acceso a la Informacion (the Panamanian National Authority of Transparency… Read more »

Statement by the Friends of the IACC – “We Hear the Call”

At the Closing Ceremony of the 16th IACC, after the reading of the Putrajaya Declaration by two young journalists, we were able to announce the commitment of a number of governments, including Germany, Norway, the Republic of Korea, Switzerland, the UK, and the USA, to end impunity. This is a landmark commitment from some of… Read more »

Putrajaya Declaration: Zero Tolerance for Impunity

Nearly 1,200 people from 130 countries gathered in Putrajaya, Malaysia to discuss one of the world’s biggest challenges: how impunity enables the spread of corruption. Delegates came together to find the most effective strategies to stop impunity and hold to account those who benefit from the abuse of power, secret deals and bribery. Governments plagued… Read more »

Greetings from Akere Muna, Chair IACC Council

Today in Putrajaya, with more than 1,000 participants, we have started to discuss and debate ending impunity through the prism of people, integrity and action. Through the years and through every IACC, we have seen the demand for less corrupt governments and a less corrupt society increase and transform into mass mobilisation. In this debate,… Read more »

José Ugaz’s speech at the opening of the 16th IACC in Malaysia

Let me first thank the IACC for bringing so many people together as part of our great global movement to tackle corruption. The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission for hosting the conference with the IACC. And the Malaysian people for welcoming us to their beautiful country at this momentous time. This week Malaysia celebrated Merdeka – its independence… Read more »