A DRAFT United Nations Convention against Corruption has been considered for the first time by a special committee established to present a final version to member governments for approval.

The document currently includes plenty of square brackets, with even the purpose of the convention up for grabs, with two Article One's being discussed. The strongest of these says the convention should "promote international cooperation to deter, detect, combat and punish corruption...(and) strengthen...measures and actions to punish acts of ...

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