Local Community Development Association – LCDA (#LCDA) was part of a 5day Conference organized by the UNODC – United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.

The 8th Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption which took place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from 16-20 December, 2019, had as objectives to improve the capacity of the States to implement the convention, to enhance cooperation amongst states in achieving the objectives of the convention, to promote and review the implementation of the convention and to fight corruptions in all forms. Chairing the conference, Dr Harbi Al Amimi, the President of the State Audit Institution of UAE and President of the Conference of State Parties, welcomed all participants and exalted them to make maximum use of the knowledge gained in the fight against this global ill.Representing #LCDA, the President and Founder of #LCDA, Mr. Njoka Walter Laye, extended his gratitude to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), for the invite as the event was an opportunity for his organization to understand in great details, the intricacies of this society ill, which only slows down the much needed development in our local communities. To the president and Founder, #LCDA will double its efforts and in collaboration with other stakeholders, elaborate; plan and execute more effective strategies in the fight against corruption especially amongst the youths.

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