Zambia participates at the 10th session of the Conference of States Parties (COSP)


Atlanta, Dec. 12, 2023.

The United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) Conference of State Parties (CoSP) is the main policymaking body established pursuant to article 63 of the (UNCAC). The Conference aims at improving the capacity of and cooperation between States Parties, to achieve the objectives set forth in the Convention and to promote and review its implementation.  

The tenth session of the CoSP is currently taking place in Atlanta, USA, commemorating the momentous occasion of the 20th anniversary of the UNCAC and shaping a collective vision for the future of our anti-corruption efforts. 

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Mr Gilbert A. Phiri S. C. is leading the Zambian delegation at the five-day conference scheduled from December 11th to December 15th, 2023.

The agenda for the tenth session is expected to focus on key issues such as, the review of the implementation of the Convention, asset recovery, international cooperation, prevention, technical assistance and follow up to the special session of the General Assembly on challenges and measures to prevent and combat corruption and strengthen international cooperation.