To support States parties' efforts to fully implement the United Nations Convention against Corruption, UNODC delivers
technical assistance in various corruption-related thematic areas, such as prevention, education, asset recovery, integrity
in the criminal justice system, etc.
The common wisdom has it that "prevention is better than cure"...
Successful international cooperation is required to eradicate the corrosive effects of corruption...
The process of tracing, freezing, confiscating and returning the stolen assets to their country of origin is usually a
complex and lengthy one,...
Education is a crucial element in any attempt to effectively address the phenomenon of corruption...
INTEGRITY IN THE JUSTICE SECTOR
A serious impediment to the success of any anti-corruption efforts are corrupt justice sector institutions...
UNCAC is an innovative anti-corruption instrument that addresses corruption also in the private sector...
Corruption in specific areas
Close linkages exist between corruption and various specific areas, such as sports or wildlife and forest crime. UNODC
explores these linkages with the aim to increase the understanding of the far-reaching impact of corruption and to support
States in developing effective and targeted responses.
Corruption and sports
The world of sports has gone through dramatic evolution resulting in many challenges and opportunities...
Corruption and wildlife and forest crime
Wildlife and forest crime is a serious and growing problem, posing a significant threat to the environment ...
Countering corruption contributes to further strengthen human rights...
Corruption and COVID-19
The United Nations Convention against Corruption is the only legally binding universal anti-corruption instrument. It provides
key tools to foster accountability, integrity and transparency in times of crisis, in and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more╗
Economic Fraud and Identity-related Crime
All over the world, societies are increasingly reliant on identification information. Identity-related information about
individuals is used e.g. for banking, shopping, travelling and collecting social assistance. Increasingly, such information
also includes biometric information. Read