The UN Convention Against Corruption

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The beginning:
The UN Convention Against Corruption
The UN Convention Against Corruption is a lengthy document, composed of 71 Articles, drafted by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime to address transnational organized crime (“United Nations Convention Against Corruption,” 2010). The Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice was formed by the UN in the early 1990’s as an initial international effort to prevent, combat and ensure prosecution of crimes committed within the UN states (“The Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice,” 2010). The UN Convention Against Corruption, however, was seen as necessary to update and overhaul policies, procedures and methods regarding the prevention and prosecution of crimes (“United Nations...
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.....herwise, the UN could become a global policing agency run by its own members, which, in my mind, would not amount to a fair form of international governance.
References
“United nations convention against corruption.” (2010) United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Official Website. Retrieved from http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/treaties/CAC/index.html.
“The commission on crime prevention and criminal justice.” (2010). United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Official Website. Retrieved from http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/commissions/CCPCJ/index.html.
“UN convention against corruption,” (2003). United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Official Website. Retrieved from http://www.unodc.org/pdf/crime/convention_corruption/signing/Convention-e.pdf.