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Introduction In decision 2002106 contained in document ECN420032 the Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights guided by the Charter of the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime as well as other relevant human rights instruments decided to entrust me with the task of preparing without financial implications a working paper on the impact of corruption on the realization and enjoyment of all human rights in particular economic social and cultural rights The decision to entrust me with this mandate also took into consideration the discussion held during the forty-fourth session of the Sub-Commission that corruption should be condemned and that those guilty of corruption should face international justice if they escaped national jurisdiction The Economic Social Council having been equally concerned by the serious problems posed by corruption which may endanger the stability of societies undermine the values of democracy and morality and jeopardize social economic and political development adopted resolution 200113 entitled Strengthening international cooperation in preventing and combating the transfer of funds of illicit origin derived from acts of corruption including the laundering of funds and in returning of such funds I GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS The enjoyment of all regimes of rights be they economic social and cultural or civil and political is seriously undermined by the phenomenon of corruption It is perhaps not necessary here to waste time on the definition of corruption corruption nonetheless can be defined in a broad sense to reflect the very many dimensions that corrupt practices may take It can be defined in a narrower context with specific focus on certain expressions of corruption ie the fraudulent acquisition by individuals or groups of individuals who take advantage of their privileged position in the national polity to enrich themselves or the international dimension such as organized crimes and money-laundering of huge sums of money generated through arms smuggling drug trafficking human trafficking terrorism etc Corruption
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