Sub-themes of the Conference
The Conference shall provide an international platform to various national and international stakeholders and address contemporary matters for eliminating corruption. This Conference would deliberate on the following sub-themes:
1. The United Nations Convention against Corruption, 2003
a. Preventive measures to control corruption: Establishment of anti-corruption bodies, foreign financing of election campaign of political parties, policies on public procurement system, etc.
b. Criminalisation of corruption: private sector corruption (MNCs), embezzlement of public money, Money laundering and corruption, trading under influence and corruption. Concealment and laundering of the proceeds of corruption, etc.
c. International Cooperation to tackle Corruption: Mutual legal assistance in gathering and transferring evidence, extradition of offenders, cooperation on tracing, freezing, seizure and confiscation of proceeds of corruption, Investigation and Prosecution of corruption related offences.
d. Asset Recovery: agreements on illegal asset recovery- embezzlement of public funds, black money deposited in foreign banks.
2. Recognition of facets of corruption as crime across the globe
3. Role of the International Administrative Agencies in controlling corruption: UN, WTO, International Courts, and other bodies
4. Role of International forums/NGOs/Societies in sensitisation and controlling corruption: Transparency International India, Transparency International, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, etc
5. Accountability of nations for corruption
6. Corruption and Human rights in the international perspective.
7. Avoidance of double tax agreements and corruption
8. Lobbying for public procurement of goods and services and policies on trade relaxation
9. Liberalization Privatization and Globalization and Corruption in Development
10. Money laundering and corruption
11. Multilateral initiatives for controlling corruption
Any other topic related to the main theme of the Conference
Call for Papers
Quality research papers, including field studies, from scholars, researchers, bar & bench, teachers, NGOs/civil societies and students are invited.
One co-author is permitted. Co-author is also required to pay registration charges. Research papers, for inclusion in the conference proceedings, shall be subject to the approval of Editorial Board.
All research papers shall be subject to scrutiny of anti-plagiarism software. Selected quality research papers may be published in a form of special book titled “Transnational Corruption” with ISBN No.
Abstract Submission: 15 November 2014
Approved Abstract notification: 15 December 2014
Submission of complete papers: 31 January 2015
Notification for final list of papers: 15 February 2015
Research paper may be submitted to the Convener of the conference at [email protected].
Articles received after the stipulated deadline will not be entertained for participation in the conference.
Full details are HERE.