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The establishment of the International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities (IAACA) was initiated at the High-Level Political Conference for the Purpose of Signing the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) in Merida, Mexico in December 2003, and has since received enthusiastic support among the various anti-corruption authorities in many countries and international organizations, as well as a special assistance of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) at Vienna.

In the informal consultations on the establishment of an international association of anti-corruption authorities at UN Office in Vienna in April 2006, representatives from international organizations and anti-corruption authorities in Argentina, Azerbaijan, France, Germany, India, Japan, Korea, Latvia, Malaysia, Namibia, Netherlands, Pakistan, Romania, Singapore, South Africa, Uganda, United Kingdom and United States of America, as well as the leaders of the UNODC gave their unanimous support in the establishment of the IAACA.