EC Approves U.N. Convention against Corruption

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Sunday, March 1, 2009
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
25
Issue: 
3
Abstract: 
On September 25, 2008, the European Council, on behalf of the European Community, approved the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). The significance of the EC’s approval and membership in the Convention is that the EC will now be authorized and required to take action, to the extent of its wide powers under Justice and Home Affairs, to carry out the requirements of the Convention...[more]