Knowledge, Commitment, Action Against Corruption in Asia and the Pacific: Papers Presented at the 5th Regional Anti-Corruption Conference of the ADB/OECD Anti-Corruption Initiative for Asia and the Pacific, Beijing, People's Republic of China, 28-30 September 2005

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Asian Development Bank, 2006 - Law - 250 pages
Under which it proliferates. They know first hand that corruption jeopardizes security and economic growth, perpetuates poverty, and exacerbates social inequities. The knowledge has prompted the governments of more than half the world's population to commit to working together to fight corruption under the umbrella of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)/Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Anti-Corruption Initiative for Asia and the Pacific. Civil society and the business community have joined them in this commitment, and together, the 25 member countries of the ADB/OECD Anti-Corruption Initiative for Asia and the Pacific are taking action against corruption in Asia and the Pacific.
 

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Contents

Keynote Addresses
1
Conference Conclusions and Recommendations
17
Chapter 1 Achievements and new challenges in the fight against corruption in Asia and the Pacific
23
Chapter 2 The role of international organizations and donors in the regions fight against corruption
55
Chapter 3 How the business sector can contribute to the fight against corruption
87
Chapter 4 The role of surveys in anticorruption reform
105
Chapter 5 Preventing corruption in disaster relief operations
135
Chapter 6 Conflict of interest in the public sector
169
Chapter 7 International legal assistance in the prosecution of corruption
195
Appendices
223

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