International Anti-Corruption Day 2021 Theme, History and More

International Anti-Corruption Day 2021 Theme, History and More

International Anti-Corruption Day is observed on 9 December every year to highlight how corruption affects health, education, justice, democracy, prosperity, and development.

Theme

International Anti-Corruption Day 2021 Theme: “Your right, your role: Say no to corruption”.

History

On October 31, 2003, the United General Assembly adopted the United Nations Convention against corruption and had urged the Secretary-General to designate the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime as a secretariat for the Convention’s Conference. Along with this, the UNGA also decided to designate December 9 as International Anti-Corruption Day. The initiative came into force in December 2005.