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New civil society report on Papua New Guinea highlights main impediments for implementing UNCAC Chapter II provisions

27 July 2021– Papua New Guinea (PNG) is only partially compliant with its obligations under chapter II (Preventive measures) of the UNCAC, a new civil society report authored by Transparency International Papua New Guinea (TIPNG) finds. Although Papua New…

NGO Briefing during the UNCAC IRG Session on 7 September 2021

26 July 2021 – On 7 September, 13:15-15:00 Vienna Time, the yearly NGO Briefing will take place on the margins of the resumed 12th session of the UNCAC Implementation Review Group (the UNCAC IRG).  During the briefing, the UNCAC secretariat…

New Coalition Board Members Elected

14 July 2021 – The UNCAC Coalition held elections to the Coalition Coordination Committee (CCC), its board, from 28 June to 6 July 2021. Each year, the Coalition votes for about half of the seats on its board. The following…

Uzbek Civil Society Activists call for Transparency and Inclusion in the Return of Ill-Gotten Assets to Uzbekistan by the Swiss Government

9 July 2021 –  In November 2020, the governments of Switzerland and Uzbekistan signed a memorandum of understanding to facilitate the return of Gulnara Karimova’s ill-gotten assets to Uzbekistan. Although the memorandum pledged to conduct the return process in a…

UNCAC Coalition holds debrief for civil society on the outcomes of the UNGASS 2021 and ways forward

9 July 2021 – On 6 July, 50 participants from civil society organisations and Vienna delegations joined the UNCAC Coalition for a virtual debrief on the recent first-ever UN Special Session Against Corruption (UNGASS) against corruption. The meeting discussed the…

Second Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting discusses the UNGASS, Money Laundering & Private Sector Corruption

2 July 2021-  The Coalition’s second regional meeting of the Asia-Pacific group took place on 23 June, featuring discussions on a variety of topics with relevance to the region. 15 representatives from all over the region, Asia-Pacific representatives of the…

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