Corruption threatens progress and peace, particularly for the poorest but new technologies can be used as a powerful tool to tackle it, said the head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today in Copenhagen.
“Corruption erodes people’s trust in their government institutions, undermines the checks and balances that safeguard our societies and threatens peace,” said Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator. “New technologies, carefully managed, could offer a new generation of open and participatory governance.”
He was speaking at the 18th International Anti-Corruption Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark.
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