Document symbol: A/RES/63/226
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Preventing and combating corrupt practices and transfer of assets of illicit origin and returning such assets, in particular to the countries of origin, consistent with the United Nations Convention against Corruption : resolution / adopted by the General Assembly
Urges all Governments to combat and penalize corruption in all its forms as well as the laundering of proceeds of corruption, to prevent the transfer of illicitly acquired assets, and to work for the prompt return of such assets through asset recovery consistent with the principles of the Convention, particularly chapter V; calls upon States parties to continue to support the work carried out by the Open-ended Intergovernmental Expert Working Groups on Asset Recovery, Technical Assistance and Review of Implementation in order to facilitate the full implementation of the Convention, and the review thereof, and in this regard encourages the Conference of the States Parties to the Convention at its third session to consider the recommendations prepared by the 3 working groups, including the terms of reference for a review mechanism; urges all Member States, consistent with the Convention, to abide by the principles of proper management of public affairs and public property, fairness, responsibility and equality before the law and the need to safeguard integrity and to foster a culture of transparency, accountability and rejection of corruption; and requests the international community to provide, inter alia, technical assistance to support national efforts to strengthen human and institutional capacity aimed at preventing and combating corrupt practices and the transfer of assets of illicit origin as well as for asset recovery consistent with the principles of the Convention, particularly chapter V, and to support national efforts in formulating strategies for mainstreaming and promoting transparency and integrity in both the public and the private sectors.Adopted without vote.
Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative - UN Office on Drugs and Crime - INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION - TECHNICAL COOPERATION - CORRUPTION - ILLICIT FUNDS TRANSFER - CRIMINAL ASSETS - RESTITUTION - CRIME PREVENTION - SIGNATURES, ACCESSIONS, RATIFICATIONS - PROGRAMME IMPLEMENTATION - LAWS AND REGULATIONS - LAUNDERING OF FUNDS - TAX EVASION - FROZEN ASSETS - JUDICIAL ASSISTANCE - COORDINATION WITHIN UN SYSTEM - PRIVATE SECTOR
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