Ninth session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption

Participants are hereby informed that the ninth session of the Conference will be held, as scheduled.

The attention of participants is drawn to the revised health requirements for entry into Egypt, as provided by the Government of Egypt, which now also contain the entry regulations into Egypt for travellers from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe. A document, containing information for participants on COVID-19 prevention and risk mitigation measures in connection with the ninth session of the Conference is available here. These documents are currently being updated in view of the emergence of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and will be made available on this website as soon as possible.

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PROGRAMME
SPECIAL EVENTS
REPORT
RESOLUTIONS & DECISIONS
Session documents

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CU 2021/325(A)

Generic Note Verbale (Invitations)

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CAC/COSP/2021/INF.1

Information for participants

CAC/COSP/2021/1

Annotated provisional agenda and proposed organization of work - 9th session of the Conference of the States Parties

CAC/COSP/2021/2

Performance of the mechanism for the review of the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption
Note by the Secretariat

CAC/COSP/2021/3

Activities of the Implementation Review Group
Note by the Secretariat

CAC/COSP/2021/4

Views of States parties on the performance of the Mechanism for the Review of Implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption
Note by the Secretariat

CAC/COSP/2021/5

Implementation of chapter II (Preventive measures) of the United Nations Convention against Corruption
Thematic report prepared by the Secretariat

CAC/COSP/2021/6

Implementation of chapter V (Asset recovery) of the United Nations Convention against Corruption
Thematic report prepared by the Secretariat

CAC/COSP/2021/7

Implementation at the regional level of chapters II (Preventive measures) and V (Asset recovery) of the United Nations Convention against Corruption
Report prepared by the Secretariat

CAC/COSP/2021/8

Resources and expenditures for the functioning of the mechanism for the review of implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption
Transmittal note

Please refer to CAC/COSP/IRG/2021/5

CAC/COSP/2021/9

Good practices and experiences of, and relevant measures taken by, States parties after the completion of country reviews, including information related to technical assistance
Note by the Secretariat

CAC/COSP/2021/10

Analysis of technical assistance needs emerging from the country reviews and assistance delivered by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in support of the implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption
Note by the Secretariat

CAC/COSP/2021/11

Progress on the activities of the Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group on the Prevention of Corruption
Note by the Secretariat

CAC/COSP/2021/12

Status of implementation of Conference resolution 8/7, 8/8, 8/11, 8/12 and 8/14, on the prevention of corruption

CAC/COSP/2021/13

Progress on the implementation of the activities of the Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group on Asset Recovery
Note by the Secretariat

CAC/COSP/2021/14

Alternative legal mechanisms and non-trial resolutions, including settlements, that have proceeds of crime for confiscation and return
Note by the Secretariat

CAC/COSP/2021/15

Challenges, good practices and lessons learned, and procedures allowing the confiscation of proceeds of corruption without a criminal conviction from States parties that have implemented such measures in accordance with article 54, paragraph 1 (c), of the Convention
Note by the Secretariat

CAC/COSP/2021/16

Progress on the activities of the open-ended intergovernmental expert meeting to enhance international cooperation under the United Nations Convention against Corruption
Note by the Secretariat

CAC/COSP/2021/17

Report of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption on its ninth session, held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, from 13 to 17 December 2021

Resolutions and Decisions

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Resolutions and decisions adopted by the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption

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CONFERENCE ROOM PAPERS

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CAC/COSP/2021/CRP.1

Status of the United Nations Convention against Corruption as at 1 December 2021

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CAC/COSP/2021/CRP.2

Competent national authorities designated under the United Nations Convention against Corruption (as of 1 December 2021)

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CAC/COSP/2021/CRP.3

Views of States parties on the performance of the Mechanism for the Review of Implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption

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CAC/COSP/2021/CRP.4

Baghdad International Conference on “Asset Recovery: Modalities, Procedures, Difficulties and Available Means”

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CAC/COSP/2021/CRP.5

Conference room paper submitted jointly by the Council of Europe Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime: Enhancing synergies between anti-corruption peer review mechanisms – Joint message by the secretariats

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CAC/COSP/2021/CRP.6

Conference room paper submitted by the Government of Switzerland: Boosting Co-operation in Asset Recovery. XIth Edition of the Lausanne Seminar on Exploring the Potential of Private Sector Engagement and Public-Private Collaboration

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CAC/COSP/2021/CRP.7

Conference room paper submitted by the Regional Anti-Corruption Initiative (RAI): The International Treaty for the Verification of Asset Declarations

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CAC/COSP/2021/CRP.8

Report of UNODC: Preventing and combating corruption as it relates to crimes that have an impact on the environment – An overview

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CAC/COSP/2021/CRP.9

GlobE Network: Background and outcomes of the 1st meeting including the Charter

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CAC/COSP/2021/CRP.10

Crises and Corruption: Emergency Responses during COVID-19. Experiences and Responses

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CAC/COSP/2021/CRP.11

Conference room paper submitted by the Government of Romania: Background information regarding the non-governmental organization Expert Forum (EFOR)

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CAC/COSP/2021/CRP.12

Conference Room Paper prepared by the StAR Initiative: Mapping international recoveries and returns of stolen assets under UNCAC: an insight into the practice of cross-border repatriation of proceeds of corruption over the past 10 years.

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CAC/COSP/2021/CRP.13

Executive Summary of the Follow-up Report of the Expert Group Meeting on Corruption and International Investments held virtually on May 18–19, 2021

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CAC/COSP/2021/CRP.14

Conference room paper submitted by the Government of Turkey

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CAC/COSP/2021/CRP.15

Conference room paper submitted by the European Union

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CAC/COSP/2021/CRP.16

Conference room paper submitted by the Government of Armenia: Regarding the non-profit organizations of Armenian diaspora

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CAC/COSP/2021/CRP.17

Conference room paper submitted by the Government of Armenia: Regarding the illicit financial flows of the proceeds of corruption and their potential links to financial and logistical support to terrorism

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CAC/COSP/2021/CRP.18

Conference room paper submitted by the Government of Azerbaijan: Misuse of fundraising activities by Armenian diaspora organizations for corruption and related criminal purposes

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CAC/COSP/2021/CRP.18

Conference room paper submitted by the Government of Azerbaijan: Terrorist financing risks stemming from incompliance by Armenia of its international obligations

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OTHER BACKGROUND DOCUMENTS

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Written reports by NGOs

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/1

Statement submitted by the Civil Forum for Asset Recovery (CiFAR)

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/2

Statement submitted by Transparency International and by the Global Initiative on Transnational Organized Crime

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/3

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Making UNCAC Work

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/4

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Promoting an Inclusive, Transparent and Effective UNCAC Implementation Review Mechanism

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/5

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: UNGASS Follow-up: Turning Commitments into Practice

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/6

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Growing Civic Space

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/7

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Advancing Asset Recovery

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/8

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Recognizing Victims of Corruption

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/9

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Tackling Corruption related to Environmental Crimes

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/10

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Argentina: Civil Society Report by Asociación Civil para una Sociedad más Justa. An input to the UNCAC Implementation Review Mechanism: Third year of review of UNCAC Chapters II and V

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/11

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Armenia: Civil Society Report by the Armenian Lawyers’ Association. An input to the UNCAC Implementation Review Mechanism: Third year of review of UNCAC Chapters II and V

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/12

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Benin: Civil Society Report by Social Watch Benin. An input to the UNCAC Implementation Review Mechanism: Third year of review of UNCAC chapters II and V

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/13

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Cambodia: Civil Society Report by Transparency International Cambodia. An input to the UNCAC Implementation Review Mechanism: Third year of review of UNCAC Chapters II and V

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/14

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Colombia: Civil Society Report by Corporación Transparencia Por Colombia. An input to the UNCAC Implementation Review Mechanism: Fourth year of review of UNCAC Chapters II and V

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/15

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Costa Rica: Civil Society Report by Costa Rica Íntegra. An input to the UNCAC Implementation Review Mechanism: Fourth year of review of UNCAC Chapters II and V

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/16

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Ghana: Civil Society Report by Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition. An input to the UNCAC Implementation Review Mechanism: Third year of review of UNCAC chapters II and V

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/17

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Honduras: Civil Society Report by Asociación para una Sociedad más Justa. An input to the UNCAC Implementation Review Mechanism: First year of review of UNCAC Chapters II and V

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/18

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Ecuador: Civil Society Report by Fundación Ciudadanía y Desarrollo. An input to the UNCAC Implementation Review Mechanism: Fifth year of review of UNCAC chapters II and V

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/19

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Madagascar: Civil Society Report by Transparency International Initiative Madagascar (TI-MG). An input to the UNCAC Implementation Review Mechanism: Fifth year of review of UNCAC chapters II and V

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/20

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Pakistan: Civil Society Report by the Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (PILDAT). An input to the UNCAC Implementation Review Mechanism: Fourth year of review of UNCAC Chapters II and V

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/21

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Papua New Guinea: Civil Society Report by Transparency International Papua New Guinea. An input to the UNCAC Implementation Review Mechanism: Fourth year of review of UNCAC Chapter II

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/22

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Zimbabwe: Civil Society Report by Anti-Corruption Trust of Southern Africa. An input to the UNCAC Implementation Review Mechanism: Third year of review of UNCAC Chapters II and V

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/23

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Anti-Corruption Priorities in the Asia-Pacific Region

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/24

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Anti-Corruption Priorities for Europe

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/25

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Anti-Corruption Priorities for Latin America

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/26

Documento presentado por UNCAC Coalition: Prioridades anti-corrupción de América Latina

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/27

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Anti-Corruption Priorities in the MENA region

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/28

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Anti-Corruption Priorities in the Sub-Saharan Africa Region

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CAC/COSP/2021/NGO/29

Statement submitted by the UNCAC Coalition: Agenda Civil Society Preparatory Meeting, Sunday, 12 December 2021

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