UN Convention against Corruption

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By Nihal Sri Ameresekere

For the reasons recited in the Preamble (see box), the United Nations General Assembly Resolution 58/4 referred to as the ‘United Nations Convention against Corruption’ was adopted on 31 October 2003 and came into force on 14 December 2005. Sri Lanka is a signatory to the Convention, amongst 104 countries, who have signed and ratified the Convention up to now, as being parties thereto.