United Nations Convention against Corruption

About this Standards & Guidance

Sources of guidance

  • Inter-Government

Guidance Type

  • Principles

Date Added

  • 15th October 2013

The United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), adopted in 2003, contains a range of measures for State Parties to the Convention to take in order to prevent and combat corruption. Of particular relevance to safeguarding confidence in the election process are articles 8 (codes of conduct for public officials); 9 (public procurement and management of public finances); 10 (public reporting); 12 (private sector); 13 (participation of society); and 33 (protection of reporting persons).