The Comparative Study of civil Society Organizations in Combat Corruption in I.R.I and South Korea with Overview to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC)

Abutaleb Motallebi Varkani, Amir Nezam Barati

Abstract


Corruption is a social, political, economic and even security phenomena that defect the democratic institutions and it make a lot of problem for governance (private, civil society and government sectors). Combating corruption is one of the most important factors for establishment of Good Governance. In combat corruption different actor such as government, private sector and civil society have functions, but the role of civil societies are very effective than others.

This study using analytical–descriptive, analyses the role of civil society in combat corruption in I.R. of Iran and South Korea.

Findings of this study shows that in south Korea the role of special civil society organization in combat corruption have remarkable efficiency but in Iran, specialized civil society organizations are in the beginning of the path to tackle corruption or this kind of NGO is not established until now, while the parliament ratified the law of UN Convention against corruption and it is necessary to execute and recognize the role of these NGOs in this hard struggle.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/jad.v3i2.11882

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