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5th UNCAC COSP 2013 Representatives from 167 States Parties to the UNCAC will convene in Panama City from 25-29 November 2013...

About the Coalition The UNCAC Coalition is a global network of over 350 civil society organisations (CSOs) in over 100 countries...

Message from the Chair At the adoption of the UNCAC in 2003, the UN General Assembly designated 9 December as International Anti-corruption Day.

About the Coalition

5th UNCAC COSP 2013 Representatives from 167 States Parties to the UNCAC will convene in Panama City from 25-29 November 2013...

About the Coalition The UNCAC Coalition is a global network of over 350 civil society organisations (CSOs) in over 100 countries...

Message from the Chair At the adoption of the UNCAC in 2003, the UN General Assembly designated 9 December as International Anti-corruption Day.

Message from the Chair

5th UNCAC COSP 2013 Representatives from 167 States Parties to the UNCAC will convene in Panama City from 25-29 November 2013...

About the Coalition The UNCAC Coalition is a global network of over 350 civil society organisations (CSOs) in over 100 countries...

Message from the Chair At the adoption of the UNCAC in 2003, the UN General Assembly designated 9 December as International Anti-corruption Day.

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Progressing access to information: global platforms available to civil society organizations

08 December 2014 Maureen Kariuki

8 December 2014. Access to Information remains a key priority for civil society working towards the realisation of open and participatory governance, and while progress may be slow and in many... Read more

Cross-border bribery in the spotlight

04 December 2014 Adam Foldes

4 December 2014. If someone is interested in how much effort the most developed countries of the world put into investigating and prosecuting companies that bribe abroad, then during the last... Read more

Money laundering and asset recovery: the case of Nigeria

27 November 2014 Auwal Ibrahim Musa

27 November 2014. In Nigeria, it is disheartening that despite efforts to tackle money laundering and other financial crimes alarming examples of such crimes are abundant. Statistics released by Nigerian anti-corruption... Read more

Corruption and transnational organised crime in Latin America and the Caribbean

24 November 2014 Luciana Torchiaro

24 November 2014. The side-event “Organized Crime in Latin America” at the seventh session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organised Crime (CTOC/COP7) provided... Read more

Foreign bribery proceedings and asset recovery under UNCAC: Legal analysis, challenges and prospects

09 September 2014 Gillian Dell

UNCAC Working Group on Asset Recovery CSO Side Event 11 September 2014, 18:00 - 19:00, Room C5, 7th Floor Objective: Following up on the asset recovery resolution that was adopted during CoSP 5... Read more

UNCAC Access to Information and Technical Assistance

08 September 2014 Gillian Dell

Working Group on Prevention CSO Side Event Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 13:30 - 14:30, Room C5 Objective: To highlight the importance of access to information in fighting corruption and sources of technical assistance ... Read more

Is there an obligation under the UNCAC to share foreign bribery settlement monies with host countries?

05 September 2014 MAUD PERDRIEL-VAISSIERE

Earlier this year a StAR report revealed that in the majority of foreign bribery cases settled abroad, host countries are left out of the bargain: only 3% of the payments... Read more

Landmark French rulings dismiss Teodorin Nguema Obiang defamation cases

23 July 2014 MAUD PERDRIEL-VAISSIERE

For those of you who have been kept busy with the World Cup in Brazil, you may have missed another important match! The match in question took place in a... Read more

Coalition CSOs promote anti-corruption enforcement

08 July 2014 Gillian Dell

Enforcement agencies frequently face constraints in their efforts to bring the corrupt to justice. This means widespread impunity for corruption offences. As shown by UNCAC reviews and other studies, a key... Read more

Whistleblower Protection - Still a Long Way to Go

07 July 2014 Indira Carr

Whistleblower Protection - Still a Long Way to Go

Credit: flickr / stevendepolo Corruption, like drug trafficking and human trafficking, is an activity conducted in the shadows. Investigations to a large extent are dependent on third parties (whistleblowers) who speak... Read more