Anti-Corruption Conferences – 2018

Key International Anti-Corruption Conferences planned for 2018 include:

IBA International Anti-Corruption Conference

(1)  16th Annual IBA Anti-Corruption Conference

12 to 13 June, 2018 / Paris, France

A conference presented by the IBA (International Bar Association) Anti-Corruption Committee, supported by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).   Now in its 16th year, it brings together practitioners from around the globe to discuss the latest developments and hot topics in anti-corruption law.

Topics will include: Asset recovery,  negotiating multi-jurisdictional proceedings and settlements, double jeopardy, self-reporting and legal professional privilege in the context of bribery investigations, navigating the data protection labyrinth, global enforcement updates and others

ACFE Global Fraud Conference(2)  29th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference

17 to 22 June, 2018 / Las Vegas, USA

The world’s largest anti-fraud organisation and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education (with more than 80,000 members), the Association of Certified Fraud Examiner’s Global Fraud Conference brings together around 3,000 professionals from around the world who are involved with identifying, preventing and detecting fraud and white-collar crime within organisations.

Audit, Risk, Governance, Africa (3)  13th Audit, Risk and Governance Africa Conference


A pan-African conference focussed on how organisations can achieve strong audit and governance practices, and build capacity in the fight against harmful business practices.

IACC Logo - Corruption(4)  18th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC)

22 – 24 October, 2018 / Copenhagen, Denmark

The IACC is a global forum bringing together heads of state, civil society, and the private sector to tackle the increasingly sophisticated challenges posed by corruption. Held every two years, in a different region of the world, the conference attracts up to 2000 participants from over 135 countries worldwide.

UN International Anti-Corruption Day(5) International Corruption Day

9 December, 2018 / Worldwide

On 31 October 2003, the  UN General Assembly adopted the United Nations Convention against Corruption, which came into force in December 2005.  The Assembly also designated 9 December as International Anti-Corruption Day, to raise awareness of corruption and of the role of the Convention in combating and preventing it.

Governments, the private sector, NGOs, the media and citizens around the world mark this day by coming together and joining forces to fight it. The UNDP and the UNODC are at the forefront of these efforts.