AG/DEC. 35 (XXXIII-O/03)
SUPPORT FOR ECUADOR IN ITS FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION
(Declaration adopted at the fourth plenary session, held on June 10, 2003)
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY,
BEARING IN MIND that the “Declaration of Santiago on Democracy and Public Trust: A New Commitment to Good Governance for the Americas” affirms that “[c]orruption and impunity weaken our public and private institutions, distort our economies, and undermine the social values of our peoples”; and
UNDERSCORING that the Declaration of Santiago states that “[c]ooperation and reciprocal assistance against corruption, in accordance with applicable treaties and law, are fundamental factors in the promotion of democratic governance,”
EXPRESSES its support for the Ecuadorian State in its fight against corruption and impunity, in accordance with applicable international instruments and domestic law.