Mechanism for the Review of Implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption

In its resolution 3/1, entitled "Review mechanism", the Conference recalled article 63 of the United Nations Convention against Corruption, especially paragraph 7, according to which the Conference should establish, if it deemed it necessary, any appropriate mechanism or body to assist in the effective implementation of the Convention.

In the same resolution, the Conference adopted, subject to the provisions of the present resolution, the terms of reference of the Mechanism for the Review of Implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption, contained in the annex to the present resolution, and the draft guidelines for governmental experts and the secretariat in the conduct of country reviews and the draft blueprint for country review reports, contained in the appendix to the annex, which will be finalized by the Implementation Review Group.

In its resolution 4/1, entitled "Mechanism for the Review of Implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption", the Conference recalled its decision, contained in its resolution 3/1, by which the Group was charged with following up and continuing the work undertaken previously by the Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group on Technical Assistance, and taking into account the fact that, pursuant to paragraph 11 of the terms of reference, one of the goals of the Mechanism is to help States parties to identify and substantiate specific needs for technical assistance and to promote and facilitate the provision of technical assistance.

In the same resolution, the Conference recalled in particular, as laid out in its resolution 3/4, its endorsement of country-led and country-based, integrated and coordinated technical assistance programme delivery and its encouragement to donors to accord high priority to technical assistance to implement the United Nations Convention against Corruption.

Also in the same resolution, the Conference endorsed Implementation Review Group resolution 1/1, entitled "Resource requirements for the functioning of the Mechanism for the Review of Implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption for the biennium 2012-2013".

In the same resolution, the Conference endorsed the guidelines for governmental experts and the secretariat in the conduct of country reviews and the blueprint for country review reports as finalized by the Group at its first session and the practice followed by the Group with regard to the procedural issues arising from the drawing of lots.

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