The United States is hosting the 10th Conference of States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption in Atlanta, Georgia

For the first time in recent history, the United States is hosting a major UN conference outside the United Nations in New York. From December 11 to 15, the Conference of States Parties (COSP10) in Atlanta will bring together the 190 States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) as well as a wide range of stakeholders from around the world, including representatives of international organizations. Civil society, young people and the private sector. COSP10 will bring together global leaders to make policy decisions and continue its work to chart the path for the international community in preventing and combating corruption. Nearly 1,000 representatives of non-governmental organizations registered to participate, almost three times as many as any previous COSP.

COSP10 will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The United States is organizing key preliminary events on December 9 and 10, including an academic symposium, an event for young changemakers and a civil society forum on anti-corruption.

This event is open to the press. Pre-registration and accreditation are strongly recommended. Members of the press who wish to attend in person should register in advance following the instructions at A press room is available on site. A COSP10 press conference is scheduled for Monday, December 11th. Interviews and conversations with U.S. officials may be available throughout the week.

For further information, please contact the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, Office of Public Affairs and Public Diplomacy at