Message from the UNCAC Coalition Chair, July 2015

29 July 2015, by Manzoor Hasan. This is the time of year when members of the UNCAC Coalition and others prepare for the upcoming Conference of the States Parties (COSP) in St. Petersburg whilst learning from the valuable insights gained…

UNCAC Coalition Newsletter July 2015

View Newsletter as PDF Opening Words Message from the UNCAC Coalition Chair by Manzoor Hasan, 29 July 2015 This is the time of year when members of the UNCAC Coalition and others prepare for the upcoming Conference of the States…

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP)

Membership Type: National Member Organisation Website: www.serap-nigeria.org Email: email hidden; JavaScript is required /* */ Telephone: +2348160537202 Full Address: 4 Akintoye Shogunle Street, off John Olugbo Street, P.O. Box 14037 Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria Region: Sub-Saharan Africa Organisation Contact Name: Sunday…

The connection between corruption and shrinking civic space

21 July 2015, Cathal Gilbert, CIVICUS. Citizens everywhere are finding it more and more difficult to have their voices heard. All over the globe, peaceful protestors are brutally attacked, investigative journalists are threatened and organisations promoting rights are raided or…

UN Member States Pledge To Address Illicit Flows

Addis Ababa, 16 July 2015, Global Financial Integrity Governments Commit to “substantially reduce illicit financial flows by 2030” Development Accord Seeks to Curb an Estimated $1 Trillion in Annual Outflows ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Global Financial Integrity (GFI), the Africa…

UNCAC + UDHR = Collective Power!

14 July 2015, by Keith Henderson Marrying inextricably linked universal anti-corruption commitments and universal rights could help journalists, bloggers and whistleblowers everywhere. Another reason for the anti-corruption, rights and international communities to march together on key issues of common concern.…

Malaysia: Reform Now or Lose the People

Kuala Lumpur, 7 July 2015, Transparency International Malaysia. The recent revelation by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) that as much as US$700 million have been channelled directly to Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak’s personal bank accounts is deeply shocking and…

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