Today, the sixth session of the Conference of the member states of the UN Convention against Corruption has come to an end.
The Sixth Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption has concluded its fourth day.
A special event entitled ‘Drafting corrupt-proof legislation: What are the tools and who are the actors?’ has taken place as part of the Conference of the State Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption.
The expert community discussed issues of cooperation between the state and non-governmental organizations as well as international and regional agencies in implementing the aims of the UN Convention against Corruption.
The importance of dialogue between civil society and government in the fight against corruption and the need to protect human rights in this area were discussed at a special event on ‘Best practices in combatting corruption and its impact on the enjoyment of human rights’.
The views of criminal investigators and representatives from international organizations, civil society and business were shared at a special event on ‘Integrity and legacy of sport’. The event was jointly organized by the UN Office on Drugs and Crime and the International Centre for Sport Security.
The Global Organisation of Parliamentarians against Corruption: Sixth Forum of Parliamentarians special event held on the margins of the Sixth Session of the Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption included two panel discussions.
At a special event on ‘Addressing corruption challenges in an era of climate change’, participants discussed the risks of corruption which hamper efforts to eliminate the negative consequences of climate change. The event was held in the run up to the 21st Session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, set to take place this year in Paris.
A special event entitled ‘Corruption challenges to the looting, trafficking and sale of cultural heritage’ took place at the Conference today.
Participants discussed the details of Brazil’s ‘Operation Car Wash’ at a special morning event entitled ‘<i>Cooperation agreements as important tools for investigation and asset recovery: Brazil’s experience and best practices</i>’.
On 5 November 2015, participants of a plenary session event of the Sixth Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption discussed the review mechanism for the implementation of the convention and how best to provide technical support for that process. Issues covered were the implementation of the review mechanism, simplifying the questionnaire for self-review, and the process of implementing the recommendations which are made as a result of the review mechanism.