Corruption and COVID-19

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL - Statement on Corruption in the context of COVID-19

"Corruption is criminal, immoral and the ultimate betrayal of public trust.
It is even more damaging in times of crisis – as the world is experiencing now with the COVID-19 pandemic. "

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Legal framework

The United Nations Convention against Corruption is the only legally binding universal anti-corruption instrument. It provides key tools to foster accountability, integrity and transparency in times of crisis, in and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.

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