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Conference

Book Launch - The United Nations Convention against Corruption: A Commentary

  • Hans Abma
  • Cedric Ryngaert
  • Oliver Landwehr
  • Judith Levine
Date
Thursday 13 June 2019
Time
Location
Wijnhaven
Turfmarkt 99
2511 DP The Hague
Room
3.60

by Cecily Rose, Michael Kubiciel, and Oliver Landwehr (editors)

With fresh corruption scandals emerging regularly in the news around the world, international legal approaches to corruption are of enduring importance. This Commentary aims to advance our knowledge of the United Nations Convention against Corruption, a global and comprehensive treaty, which establishes new rules in several areas of anti-corruption law and helps shape domestic laws and policies. Contributors to the Commentary include anti-corruption experts, scholars, and legal practitioners, worldwide. This book launch will celebrate the publication of this volume by fostering further discussion about legal and policy approaches to corruption, with perspectives from academia and practice.

Speakers:

Hans AbmaSenior Policy Adviser, Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security
Cedric RyngaertProfessor of Public International Law, Utrecht University
Judith LevineSenior Legal Counsel, Permanent Court of Arbitration

Discussant:

Oliver Landwehr, Senior Legal and Policy Officer at the European Commission, European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF)

The discussion will be followed by a drinks reception.

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