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Picture for article: Special Session of the UN General Assembly against Corruption in New York
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15.06.2021, 07:42 Uhr

International

Special Session of the UN General Assembly against Corruption in New York

From 2 to 4 June 2021, the first UN General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on corruption was held with high-level participation at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The hybrid-format meeting featured the adoption of a political declaration, the general debate and various side events involving, inter alia, the BAK.

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Picture for article: Participation in a joint side event of the UNGASS
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09.06.2021, 08:51 Uhr

International Cooperation

Participation in a joint side event of the UNGASS

From 2 to 4 June 2021, the first UN General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on corruption was held in New York. In a joint side event organized by the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA), the Republic of Austria and UNODC, corruption expert Michael Johnston and the Acting Director of the BAK, Otto Kerbl, discussed, inter alia, the importance of education and training.

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Picture for article: Working Party of Senior Public Integrity Officials (SPIO) holds spring session
Photo: ©  BMI Abdruck honorarfrei

19.05.2021, 10:27 Uhr

International

Working Party of Senior Public Integrity Officials (SPIO) holds spring session

At the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) SPIO meeting on 4 May 2021, Austria was represented by the BAK (Federal Bureau of Anti-Corruption) Unit 2.1 (Prevention and Basic Research). The video conference was chaired by the Director for Public Governance of the OECD, Elsa Pilichowski.

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Picture for article: Second meeting of "EU Integrity” sub-working group 4
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19.04.2021, 10:00 Uhr

International

Second meeting of "EU Integrity” sub-working group 4

On 25 March 2021, the Austrian Federal Bureau of Anti-Corruption (BAK) hosted online the second meeting of SWG 4 ("Integrity and anti-corruption standards”) of the EPAC/EACN Working Group "EU Integrity”.

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Picture for article: Completion of compliance advisory services for the FMA
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18.03.2021, 13:15 Uhr

Prevention

Completion of compliance advisory services for the FMA

The BAK has carried out a compliance consultation for the Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA). It has accompanied the FMA in achieving its objective of enhancing its existing compliance management system.

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Picture for article: Publication of the BAK’s research study on law enforcement officers’ attitudes toward corruption
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14.12.2020, 11:56 Uhr

Prevention

Publication of the BAK’s research study on law enforcement officers’ attitudes toward corruption

The Federal Bureau of Anti-Corruption (BAK) has been conducting research on attitudes toward corruption since 2015. Now, the results of the second research study examining law enforcement officers' attitudes toward corruption are available.

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