Human Rights and Corruption

The UNCAC Working Group on Human Rights and Corruption serves as a platform for fostering discussions, exchanging knowledge, and sharing experiences among civil society, activists and academics working on human rights and corruption. Additionally, the Working Group provides a space for the coordination of advocacy efforts and the advancement of international and regional laws and policies in this regard.

Working Group Co-Chairs:

Japhet Biegon, Africa Regional Advocacy Coordinator, Amnesty International.

Andrea Rocca, Senior Strategic Partnerships Manager & Global Security Manager, Transparency International.

Betina Pasteknik, Operations, Finances & Membership Lead, UNCAC Coalition.

Working Group Alternative Co-Chair:

Adeline Neau, Researcher for Central America, Amnesty International.

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Next Working Group Meeting: 

Tuesday 7 May 2024, 15:00-16:30 (CET)

Working Group Aims: 

  1. Break silos between human rights and anti-corruption civil society, academics and institutions. 
  2. Provide updates on policy developments on anti-corruption and human rights.
  3. Advance anti-corruption efforts with a victims-centred approach.
  4. Empower anti-corruption civil society with the necessary tools to use Human Rights mechanisms and vice versa.
  5. Increase the prevention and recognition of corruption as a human rights violation.
  6. Advocate for changes in international law, policy and practice. 

Selected past activities and outputs on Human Rights and Corruption


UNCAC Coalition Guidelines and Etiquette

Please have a look at our Guidelines and Etiquette, which apply to all conversations and the exchange of information within this group and its email list. By being part of this group, you agree that you have read and will follow the guidelines set for the Gender, Inclusion & Corruption group and its email list.

A global civil society network promoting the implementation and monitoring of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC)