In October 2003, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the UN Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) and designated December 9th as International Anti-Corruption Day. With Anti-Corruption Day now in the rear-view mirror, Global Financial Integrity looks back on the past year to see how anti-corruption efforts fared.
Overall, 2010 featured promising action and an overall strong focus on anti-corruption work by the U.S., UK, G20, and private sector entities. However, there still remain some significant challenges to anti-corruption efforts, not the least of which is the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's efforts to weaken the U.S.' flagship anti-bribery law.
Scroll down to see some of the year's most significant moments in anti-corruption, and vote for the slides you feel represent the biggest challenges or advances.