The national anti-corruption day is celebrated every 9th of December to highlight the rights and responsibilities of every individual including states, government officials, and civil servants. This day is also celebrated to raise awareness of the importance of getting rid of corruption. Why is international anticorruption Day celebrated? What is the history behind this day? We will be answering all these questions in this article so keep reading.
International Anti-Corruption Day 2021 History
The first step against international corruption was taken by the United Nations in December 2003. On October 31, 2003, the United Nations Convention against corruption was drafted and signed by the UN member states. This convention aimed to make the members of the states work with the agenda of reducing corruption.
International Anti-Corruption Day 2021 Significance
The international anti-corruption day is celebrated to highlight the responsibilities of everyone in the states, government officials, Civil servants, Etc. And how they can make a big change in demolishing corruption from our country.
The international anticorruption Day is organized across the globe by the United nation development program. Writing and debate competitions are organized in schools and colleges on this day.