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UN welcomes creation of GlobE Network to end cross-border corruption

New York, 3 June 2021 – The first ever UN General Assembly special session against corruption welcomed the launch of a new global network today to “develop a quick, agile and efficient tool for combatting cross-border corruption offences.”

UN hails new anti-corruption network, as ‘important step’ to build trust, promote justice

New York, 3 June 2021 – UN Secretary-General António Guterres told the General Assembly’s first-ever Special Session against corruption, that corruption is often systematic and organized, a crime that crosses borders and “betrays people and democracies”.


Is the UN Fighting a Losing Battle Against World’s Corrupt Leaders?

7 June 2021 - A hilarious anecdote, recounted in the New York Times years ago, related to the widespread corruption embedded in the political culture ...

UN chief praises Saudi Arabia’s role in establishing a global anti-corruption network

4 June 2021 - In a speech on Thursday, the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres thanked Saudi Arabia for financing the Riyadh Initiative, which is aimed at establishing the GlobE network, during its presidency of the G20 last year ...

Tracing, Tracking Of Fugitives Wanted For Corruption Priority Area For India: CBI DIG

4 June 2021 - India and global networks of anti-corruption law enforcement authorities can do a lot more to ensure tracking, repatriation and denial of safe havens for these fugitives ...

Somalia's anti-corruption body joins Global Operational Network of Anti-Corruption

4 June 2021 - The Chairman of the Independent Anti-Corruption Commission of the Federal Government of Somalia joined United Nations and other world anti-corruption authorities in attending the launch of GlobE Network ...

An Anti-Corruption A20: The case for an Academic Roundtable to support the G20’s Anti-Corruption agenda

27 May 2021 - Fighting corruption is both a technical and a political process. In this post, CSC Director Liz David-Barrett argues that an ‘A20’ group of academics could inject much-needed evidence ...

Making strides in anti-corruption cooperation: the establishment of the GlobE network

25 May 2021 - Informal cooperation between law enforcement authorities is crucial in countering different forms of crime, including corruption. ...

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Feature: First GlobE Network Meeting


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Secretary-General's video message on the launch of the GlobE Network
GlobE Network: A new network to end cross-border corruption
Presentation of the GlobE Network to Permanent Missions to the United Nations in Vienna, June 2021