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Monday, August 15, 2022
Tags: bribery in the private sector
Fighting wildlife-related corruption through international cooperation: Analysis and recommendations to improve compatibility between Vietnams law and the UNCAC Fighting wildlife-related corruption through international cooperation: Analysis and recommendations to improve compatibility between Vietnam’s law and the UNCAC
International cooperation has been recognized as a key in the fight against corruption in general and corruption relating to wildlife crime in particular. In order to create a legal basis for international anti-corruption efforts, the United Nations adopted the Convention against Corruption on October 31, 2003. Vietnam became an official State Party to the Convention on August 19, 2009. This article analyzes the Convention’s provisions and Vietnam’s regulations on international cooperation in the fight against corruption, especially those concerning the wildlife, and puts forward some recommendations for making them more compatible with the United Nations Convention against Corruption.
Criminalization of corruption under the Penal Code of Vietnam to be compliant with the UNCAC (Part 1) Criminalization of corruption under the Penal Code of Vietnam to be compliant with the UNCAC (Part 1)
The article first reviews the United Nations Convention against Corruption in terms of criminalization of corruption. It then criticizes limitations and inadequacies of the 1999 Penal Code of Vietnam regarding corruption crimes in comparison with standards set by the UNCAC. 
Laws and law enforcement on bribery of foreign public officials: international practices and applications for Vietnam Laws and law enforcement on bribery of foreign public officials: international practices and applications for Vietnam
Vietnam has increasingly been taking part in economic integration and globalization. In such a context, there is an emerging trend of investment by domestic investors in other countries, which may create risks of bribery of foreign public officials or international organizations to obtain commercial advantages in international investments.
Major orientations for revision of Penal Code Major orientations for revision of Penal Code
First enacted in 1985, the Penal Code of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam has been amended six times, including a comprehensive revision in 1999. It has become a sharp tool of the State in social management, crime prevention and combat as well as maintenance of political security, social order and safety.
A renewed approach to fighting corruption in Vietnam:   Addressing the punitive side of the crime  A renewed approach to fighting corruption in Vietnam: Addressing the punitive side of the crime
All countries in the world, one way or another, are affected by corruption. Vietnam is not an exception to this development ailment. What can be done to reduce it?
More international cooperation needed to fight corruption More international cooperation needed to fight corruption
Vietnam needs stronger international cooperation to prevent and combat corruption, said international experts and senior state officials at a workshop jointly held by the Government and the United Nations (UN) on September 7.

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