United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) Articles

SDG Summit on 23 April 2018

12 March 2018

David Dunsheath

David Dunsheath
Board Member with delegated Authority for SDG’s

Nearly two and a half years into the United Nation’s 15-year Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) programme, wide spread public awareness of these SDGs is only now dawning in New Zealand.  Government, civil society and business institutions have only recently begun to align their policy settings with specific SDGs of relevance to them.

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UNCAC Resolution regarding high value assets

20 December 2017

On 6-10 November 2017, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime conducted the “Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption” (UNCAC).

The first resolution adopted by the Conference – Strengthening mutual legal assistance for international cooperation and asset recovery – was put forth by Transparency International.

This resolution urges States parties to:

  • Increase their efforts to prevent and counter corruption,
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David Rutherford

TI’s strong alignment with SDG-16

20 December 2017

David Dunsheath

Delegated authority for SDGs

Newsletter Co-Editor

David Rutherford, Human Rights Commissioner, was guest speaker at the November Board Meeting of Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ). He reinforced the significance of the ready-made framework provided by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), for the improvement of Human Rights in New Zealand and elsewhere.

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TINZ Applauds UNCAC Ratification

3 December 2015

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“New Zealand’s ratification of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) is a matter for all New Zealanders to celebrate,” says Transparency International New Zealand (TINZ) Chair Suzanne Snively.

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MR Law and Order Committee Crimes Bill TINZ Statement

10 March 2015

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The chair of Transparency International New Zealand, Suzanne Snively warns New Zealand is putting its existing reputation at risk by leaving in place any legislation that can be seen to condone bribery

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Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Legislation Bill

23 September 2014

Background of the Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Legislation Bill which was introduced into Parliament on 25 June.

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The Organised Crime and Anti Corruption Legislation Bill Introduced

25 June 2014

The Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Legislation Bill Introduced

Transparency International New Zealand notes the introduction of the Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Legislation Bill into Parliament on 25 June.

This bill is long awaited. One of its purposes is to make the legislative changes necessary to enable New Zealand to finally ratify the United Nations Convention against Corruption and to more fully comply with other international conventions such as the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention.

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New Zealand To Ratify UNCAC

8 November 2013

10 Years after signing the United Nations Convention against Corruption, New Zealand appears ready to ratify it.

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