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Russia's efforts to combat corruption received extensive support of the international political and expert community

November 10, 2011

An important outcome of the UN global anti-corruption forum held in Marrakesh, Morocco, in October 2011 was the unanimous decision to hold the 2015 Conference of the States Parties to the UN Convention Against Corruption in the Russian Federation.

The meeting participants underlined the marked progress in improving Russia’s anti-corruption legislation and its practical application.

Russia’s proposal on promoting constructive dialogue with civil society as part of monitoring the implementation of the UN Convention Against Corruption received strong support.

In addition, the implementation of Russian anti-corruption initiatives will continue within the framework of Russia’s G20 Presidency in 2013.

The G20 Leaders’ Declaration adopted at the Cannes Summit in November highlights the achievements of the Russian Federation in combating corruption, especially in the implementation of the G20 Anti-Corruption Action Plan, adopted at the Seoul Summit in 2010.

The extensive support for Russia’s anti-corruption efforts expressed by the UN and the G20 testifies to the recognition by the international community of the progress made by Russia in the implementation of its national policy on combating corruption.

November 10, 2011