Thematic areas

To support States parties' efforts to fully implement the United Nations Convention against Corruption, UNODC delivers technical assistance in various corruption-related thematic areas, such as prevention, education, asset recovery, integrity in the criminal justice system, etc.

Prevention

The common wisdom has it that "prevention is better than cure"...

INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION

Successful international cooperation is required to eradicate the corrosive effects of corruption...

ASSET RECOVERY

The process of tracing, freezing, confiscating and returning the stolen assets to their country of origin is usually a complex and lengthy one,...

EDUCATION

Education is a crucial element in any attempt to effectively address the phenomenon of corruption...

INTEGRITY IN THE JUSTICE SECTOR

A serious impediment to the success of any anti-corruption efforts are corrupt justice sector institutions...

PRIVATE SECTOR

UNCAC is an innovative anti-corruption instrument that addresses corruption also in the private sector...

Corruption in specific areas

Close linkages exist between corruption and various specific areas, such as sports or wildlife and forest crime. UNODC explores these linkages with the aim to increase the understanding of the far-reaching impact of corruption and to support States in developing effective and targeted responses.

Corruption and sports

The world of sports has gone through dramatic evolution resulting in many challenges and opportunities...

Corruption and wildlife and forest crime

Wildlife and forest crime is a serious and growing problem, posing a significant threat to the environment ...

Human rights

Countering corruption contributes to further strengthen human rights...

Economic Fraud and Identity-related Crime

All over the world, societies are increasingly reliant on identification information. Identity-related information about individuals is used e.g. for banking, shopping, travelling and collecting social assistance. Increasingly, such information also includes biometric information. Read more»