Negotiating the United Nations Convention Against Corruption

Negotiating the United Nations Convention Against Corruption

The Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs held a lecture entitled «Negotiating the United Nations Convention Against Corruption : Lessons and Norms Pertaining to the Arab World» by Muhyieddeen Touq,Commissioner General for Human Rights in Jordan, Former Chair of the Ad-Hoc Committee for the Negotiation of the UN Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC). Dr. Muhyieddeen Touq has devoted the last 10 years of his professional career to politics, diplomacy, and governance matters. He served twice as a Minister and twice as an Ambassador to several European countries, UN organizations and several International Organizations. During this period Dr. Touq chaired the Ad-Hoc Committee for the Negotiation of the UN Convention against Corruption, and spearheaded the UN efforts for the ratification and promotion of the convention, nationally, regionally, and internationally. He is presently the Chairman of the World Bank UN Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative, and a member of the Steering Committee for the establishment of the International Anti-Corruption Academy in Austria. He has also been a member of numerous honorary councils in Jordan.

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