UNODC in SEA / Indonesia watchdogs / Global risks

INFO: UNODC -- preventing, raising awareness of, detecting, investigating, and prosecuting corruption.   Providing ongoing support to developing national and regional capacities to prevent and effectively address corruption remains an important priority for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

Learn more about UNODC's current work to fight corruption in the Southeast Asia and Pacific region: https://www.unodc.org/southeastasiaandpacific/en/what-we-do/anti-corruption/activities.html

INFO: Watchdogs say Indonesian Supreme Court must address judicial corruption.  Corruption and judicial watchdogs joined forces to admonish the Supreme Court for judicial corruption that has engulfed the body and its subaltern courts with at least 35 court officials found to have been involved in corruption cases since 2002.

Jakarta Globe: http://jakartaglobe.beritasatu.com/news/supreme-court-must-address-judicial-corruption-watchdogs/

INFO: Global corruption risks tipping more countries into crisis.  Governments must step up their fight against corruption or face damaging economic and social consequences that risks tipping more countries into crisis, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned.

Szu Ping Chan/The Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/05/11/global-corruption-risks-tipping-more-countries-into-crisis-imf-w/

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