Corruption: A threat to sustainable development: ECOSOC

9 July 2012

Fighting corruption must be a priority for governments. That was the message at a high level forum held Monday by the United Nations Economic and Social Council.

The theme was “Accountability, transparency and sustainable development: Turning challenges into opportunities.”

Several of the speakers said the world must continue to wage a serious fight against corruption, which is among other things, a serious threat to sustainable development.

Julie Walker reports.

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