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20 June 2023, 13:30-15:30

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Corruption and Human Rights – The Ways Forward for Prevention and Realization

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This online Hernan Santa Cruz dialogue – co-organized by our Geneva Human Rights Platform, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, the Basel Institute on Governance and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights –  will discuss current challenges and future opportunities in the work on corruption and human rights, and how we as scholars and practitioners can work together to explore further and understand the nexus between corruption and human rights, in order to inhibit and prevent corrupt practices and advance the respect for human rights.

This dialogue aims to further explore the nexus and its consequences on peoples and societies, with the aim to contribute to ongoing debates at the UN Human Rights Council on the ways forward in the implementation of the coming resolution.

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  • The Practitioners’ Guide on Human Rights and Countering Corruption developed by the CCPR Centre, OHCHR and the Geneva Academy focuses on how UN human rights mechanisms can be better used to report on corruption issues and provides guidance and practical recommendations on effectively integrating human rights into anti-corruption efforts. 

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