SIGA announce Integrity and Anti-Corruption in Sport 2023 event
SIGA will host, for the second consecutive year, the Anti-Corruption Week, coinciding with the International Anti-Corruption Day.
SIGA, the Sport Integrity Global Alliance, announced their Anti-Corruption week, which will take place between December 9 and 15.
Corruption is widespread and deep-rooted. It is a global, complex and sophisticated phenomenon, and often involves transnational organised crime. Sport is not immune to this complex issue, and that is why SIGA will host, for the second consecutive year, the Anti-Corruption Week (9-15 December), coinciding with the International Anti-Corruption Day.
From the 9-15 December SIGA is mobilising all its members, committed supporters and all like-minded individuals and organisations to participate in the Alliance’s Anti-Corruption Week. This crucial week will comprise a wide range of initiatives aimed at addressing the most critical challenges, promote best practice, enhance cooperation and instigate the implementation of the most urgent and effective reforms, both at national and international level.
Special Session on Integrity and Anti-Corruption in Sport
SIGA have organised a special session in partnership with the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) during #COSP10. Entitled “Integrity and Anti-Corruption in Sport”, this thought leadership event is part of the COSP10 official agenda, and underscores the decisive importance of safeguarding Sport from corruption on a global scale and the growing threat of criminal infiltration.
Conference on the States Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption
A SIGA high level delegation will participate in in the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (#COSP10), taking place in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. This Conference demonstrates SIGA’s on-going commitment to engaging with like-minded states and organizations to prevent and combat corruption in Sport, building on SIGA’s recommendations that were adopted by the Italian G20 Presidency in 2021.
Inception Meeting of the SIGA Permanent Committee on Anti-Corruption in Sport
To celebrate Anti-Corruption Week, SIGA have also scheduled the inception meeting of the SIGA Permanent Committee on Anti-Corruption in Sport for 12 December. This high-level expert group will play a crucial role in the ongoing efforts to fight corruption.
Side With SIGA to Fight Corruption in Sport: Ending Corruption in Sport – Video Series
Global leaders and top experts will also share their insights on anti-corruption in Sport through accessible discussion videos. These thought-provoking, action-oriented discussions will be shared on both SIGA’s and its partner platforms, driving awareness and highlighting potential solutions.
What is SIGA?
SIGA is the world’s leading organisation for Sport Integrity. Their website says that they are “creating a whole new landscape for the sports industry by delivering independent global rating and certification for world Sport to ensure it is governed and operates under the highest integrity standards: The SIGA Universal Standards. Funded by our Members, SIGA is a non for profit global independent organisation with one aim: To ensure the sport industry is governed under the highest integrity standards so that the values of sport are protected.
SIGA is the only organisation to bring together sport, governments, academia, international organisations, sponsors, business, rights holders, NGOs and professional services companies, from every region in the world, around a common cause of fostering greater integrity throughout sport.
SIGA is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, as a non for-profit association, and comprises of the following continental subsidiaries: SIGA AMERICA, SIGA EUROPE and SIGA LATIN AMERICA.”