African Union’s Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption

About this Standards & Guidance

Sources of guidance

  • Inter-Government

Guidance Type

  • Principles

Date Added

  • 15th October 2013

The African Union’s Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption was adopted in 2003 to fight corruption on the African continent. Of particular relevance to safeguarding confidence in the election process are articles 7 (fight against corruption and related offences in the public service); 9 (access to information); 10 (funding of political parties); and 12 (civil society and media).