A post on the FCPA Blog on 28 July said that the UN Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) was ratified in 2005, and that today, around 60 countries have at least one independent anti-corruption agency. And the results are dismal, the post argues. It notes that a World Bank report has said that most independent anti-corruption agencies “have fallen short of achieving the organisational standards set by UNCAC . . . and in many cases have not had any significant impact on the trends, types and levels of corruption in their jurisdictions”. It goes on to list 5 ways in which politicians sabotage these agencies.
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