Urges States to develop and implement specific and comprehensive anti-corruption strategies to enhance accountability; also urges States to increase their capacity for the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of corrupt practices; further urges States to increase and improve international cooperation for the prevention and control of corruption, including the use of arrangements for extradition, mutual legal assistance, the sharing of information and the collection of evidence; takes note of the draft international code of conduct for public office holder and of the work done to date in revising the text on the basis of comments received from Governments; urges States to provide their comments to the Secretary-General so as to facilitate the further revision of the draft international code of conduct for public office holders.
International Code of Conduct for Public Officials (1996)
Adopted at the 49th plenary meeting, 24 July 1995. "Annex: Draft International Code of Conduct for Public Office Holders": p. 26-27. In: Resolutions and decisions of the Economic and Social Council: organizational session for 1995, New York, 1 and 7-10 February 1995; resumed organizational session for 1995, New York, 4 and 5 May, 1 and 6 June 1995; substantive session of 1995, Geneva, 26 June-28 July 1995; resumed substantive session of 1995, New York, 25 October, 2 November and 12 December 1995 - E/1995/95 - p. 25-27 - (ESCOR, 1995, Suppl. no. 1).