Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group on Prevention

Thematic Compilation of Prevention-related Information


Article 7: Measures related to political parties and election candidates

This page provides a thematic compilation of information on measures taken by States parties relating to criteria concerning candidature for and election to public office and to the enhancement of transparency in the funding of candidatures for elected public office and of political parties. This information was produced in the context of the meetings of the Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group on Prevention. The information provided below is drawn from official reports produced by the Secretariat of the Working Group, submissions from States parties to the Secretariat ahead of meetings of the Working Group and presentations given during each meeting. Additional information relevant to the thematic topic drawn from other UNODC projects and resources are also provided.

Reports by the SecretariatENFRESRUARCH
CAC/COSP/WG.4/2014/3 Public sector legislative and administrative measures, including measures to enhance transparency in the funding of candidatures for elected public office and, where applicable, the funding of political parties (arts. 5 and 7 of the United Nations Convention against Corruption)


Information provided by States parties
Compilation of information provided by all State Parties



Council of Europe

The Fight against corruption in public administration: Lessons learned during GRECO's Monitoring

Laura Sanz-Levia

Second Intersessional
Meeting (Vienna, 22-24 August 2011)



Other relevant material: