TitleInternational cooperation against corruption and bribery in international commercial transactions
International cooperation against corruption and bribery in international commercial transactions
Agrees that all States should take all possible measures to further the implementation of the UN Declaration against Corruption and Bribery in International Commercial Transactions and of the International Code of Conduct for Public Officials; urges Member States to criminalize, in an effective and coordinated manner, the bribery of public office holder of other States in international commercial transactions and encourages them to engage, as appropriate, in programmatic activities to deter, prevent and combat bribery and corruption; requests the Secretary-General to invite each Member State to provide a report on steps taken to implement the provisions of the Declaration; requests the Secretary-General to intensify technical assistance to combat corruption, providing advisory services to Member States that request such services, and urges Member States to provide the Secretariat with the necessary extrabudgetary funds for such technical assistance.
In: Resolutions and decisions of the Economic and Social Council, organizational session for 1997, New York, 23 Jan. and 4-7 Feb. 1997; resumed organizational session for 1997, New York, 1 and 2 May 1997; substantive session of 1997, Geneva, 30 June-25 July 1997; resumed substantive session of 1997, New York, 8 Oct. and 16 and 18 Dec. 1997 - E/1997/97 - p. 73-74 - (ESCOR, 1997, Suppl. no. 1).