Corruption is a factor that undermines any development, peace and security. Therefore, on 9th December, 2003, the UN General Assembly declared this day a holiday, and the UN Convention against Corruption was also opened for signing.
Currently, 172 states are members of the Convention. The participating States have made commitments to introduce anti-corruption measures in the areas of legislation, government institutions and law enforcement.
Each of the participating States of the Convention, in accordance with the principles of honesty, responsibility and transparency, is called upon to develop and implement policies to combat and prevent corruption, improve the efficiency of existing institutions, anti-corruption measures, and develop cooperation in combating corruption at the international and regional levels.
Sharing the UN principles on combating corruption, in order to assist the Russian Federation in implementing a policy to improve the efficiency of the mediation institute, the Association has developed a special section «Combating Corruption» for educational purposes.
The information presented in this section is a preventive measure that will help build an honest and transparent institution of mediation in Russia, which will inspire confidence and respect among citizens not only in our country, but also abroad, and will also help to choose the right mediator or company to resolve disputes through conciliation procedures, will help prevent adverse consequences and damage from confrontation with offenders of law.Corruption Memo (in cooperation with the Prosecutor’s Office of Vladivostok)