Information Note: Pacific civil society engagement to address corruption
Dec 18, 2020
The United Nations Convention against Corruption and the Sustainable Development Goals recognize that partnerships between government and civil society are critical to successfully fighting corruption. UNCAC’s Preamble states that States parties need “the support and involvement of individuals and groups outside the public sector, such as civil society, non-governmental organizations and community-based organizations, if their efforts in this area are to be effective”.
Pacific Governments’ efforts to address corruption draw on international good practice by developing multi-stakeholder strategies which recognize that corruption cannot be fought by governments alone. More in the Information Note.