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Description: December 9 was International Anti-Corruption Day. The United Nations website tells us that each year $1 trillion is paid in bribes around the globe while thieves make off with $2.6 trillion stolen through various corrupt methods. These figures far outstrip the amount of development aid targeted to nations.

Date: December 9, 2017

Source: un.org

Link: http://www.un.org/en/events/anticorruptionday/

Discussion Points:

1) Were you surprised by the extent of the corruption worldwide?

2) Click on the what you can do link and discuss with your class what measures are effective. http://www.anticorruptionday.org/actagainstcorruption/en/about-the-campaign/what-can-you-do.html

3)  On  page 13 of Wiley’s Auditing: A Practical Approach, you can read about the emerging area called Corporate Social Responsibility assurance. Do you believe that if this area of practice became more common it might help reduce corruption?

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