Vatican becomes signatory of anti-corruption treaty
September 23, 2016
On September 19, the Vatican City State became a signatory of the United Nations Convention against Corruption, a 2003 anti-corruption treaty signed by 140 nations.
In adhering to the treaty, the Holy See “expressed two reservations and three interpretative declarations, which form an integral part of the instrument of accession,” according to the Holy See Press Office, which did not discuss the nature of the reservations.
- Adesione della Santa Sede, anche a nome e per conto dello Stato della Città del Vaticano, alla Convenzione delle Nazioni Unite contro la Corruzione, 23.09.2016 (Holy See Press Office)
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