Special session of the General Assembly against corruption to be held in April 2021 in New York

On 1 June 2020, the General Assembly adopted resolution 74/276 on convening a special session on challenges and measures to prevent and combat corruption and strengthen international cooperation from 26 to 28 April 2021, at United Nations Headquarters, in New York.

Executive Director

The Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is
Ms. Ghada Waly of Egypt, who took office on
1 February 2020. She holds the rank of Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations.


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To reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19 to those working at the United Nations in Vienna and to comply with the measures taken by the Austrian authorities, personnel of Vienna-based UN organizations, including the staff of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime are working remotely or at home.