What? On the 17th of May 2011, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) will release a new public sector bribery survey for the western Balkans. Surveying over 28,000 people in 2010, the European Commission-funded report, “Corruption in the western Balkans: Bribery as Experienced by the Population”, the survey reports on corruption as reported by citizens in the region, ranking a high third in the list of most pressing issues, after unemployment and poverty but well ahead of security and education. Highlighting how corruption affects everyday life, the report details the extent and levels of bribes paid for basic services.
When? 17 May, 10.30-11.30
Where? UNRIC meeting room, 8th floor, 155 rue de la Loi/Wetstraat. Entrance Block C2
Languages: The briefing will be given in English. Languages for one-on-one: English, French and Italian.
The Brussels based United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe - UNRIC provides information on UN activities to the countries of the region. It also provides liaison with institutions of the European Union in the field of information. Its outreach activities extend to all segments of society and joint campaigns, projects and events are organized with partners including the EU, governments, the media, NGOs, schools and local authorities.
United Nations Regional Information Centre for Western Europe (UNRIC Brussels)
Residence Palace, Rue de la Loi/Wetstraat 155, Block C2,7th and 8th floor, Brussels 1040, Belgium
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