Expert Workshop on good practices of United Nations-system support to States in preventing and fighting against corruption, with a focus on human rights

The expert workshop was held on the 11 June 2018. It was organized by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 35/25

The objectives of the workshop were:

  • To exchange good practices of United Nations-system support to States in preventing and fighting against corruption, with a focus on human rights;
  • To identify challenges by exploring and discussing difficulties faced by countries in fighting corruption, especially grand corruption;
  • To identify opportunities for linking anti-corruption measures with the promotion and protection of human rights;
  • To discuss methods for measuring the impact of corruption on the enjoyment of human rights and the importance of strong rights-based approaches to tackling corruption, for the enjoyment of all human rights and for the realization of the SDGs; and
  • To consider ideas for further steps and actions that might usefully be taken by the UN-system, including the Human Rights Council, to help States adopt a rights-based approach to preventing and fighting corruption

Concept note

Statements

Report on the expert workshop (A/HRC/41/20)