Ukraine has joined the anti-corruption Convention of the Council of Europe
In Strasbourg 21 European countries, including Ukraine, signed the Convention about the criminal right in fighting corruption. This Convention was initiated by the Council of Europe and approved by the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 4 November 1998. This Convention makes a part of legislative enactment for fighting corruption. In particular, this Convention intends to accord national legislation of European countries in order to support their cooperation in the fight with bribe-taking both in state structures and in the private sector. A similar Convention in civil right is under preparation.