A/HRC/RES/35/25 United Nations General Assembly Distr.: General 14 July 2017 Original: English Human Rights Council Thirty-fifth session 6–23 June 2017 Agenda item 3 Resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council on 23 June 2017 35/25. The negative impact of corruption on the enjoyment of human rights The Human Rights Council, Guided by the Charter of the United Nations, Reaffirming the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenants on Human Rights and other relevant international human rights instruments, Recalling all relevant resolutions of the Commission on Human Rights and the Human Rights Council, including Council resolutions 19/20 of 23 March 2012 and 31/14 of 23 March 2016, on the role of good governance in the promotion and protection of human rights, 21/13 of 27 September 2012, on a panel discussion on the negative impact of corruption on the enjoyment of human rights, 23/9 of 13 June 2013 and 29/11 of 2 July 2015, Recalling also that the United Nations Convention against Corruption, to which 140 States are signatories and 181 States are parties, has been the most comprehensive and universal instrument on corruption since its entry into force on 14 December 2005, and the purposes of which are outlined in its article 1, Noting with interest the outcomes of the third, fourth and fifth sessions of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption, held, respectively, in Doha in 2009, in Marrakech, Morocco, in 2011, in Panama City in 2013, and the sixth session of the Conference, held in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, in 2015, as well as plans to convene the seventh session of the Conference in Vienna in 2017, and stressing the need for States parties to the Convention to ensure the effective implementation of the resolutions adopted by the Conference, Noting the compilation of best practices of efforts to counter the negative impact of corruption on the enjoyment of all human rights developed by States, national human rights institutions, national anti-corruption authorities, civil society and academia, prepared by the GE.17-11925(E) 

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