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Board Election for South Asia Regional Seat

10 November 2020 – After the UNCAC Coalition’s board seat for the South Asia Regional Seat became vacant recently, the Coalition is holding a special election for that seat. UNCAC Coalition member organisations from the regional are elegible to run…

The 10th UNTOC CoP: Links between Organized Crime and Corruption

28 October 2020 –  Commemorating the 20th anniversary of the signing of the UN Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (UNTOC), the 10th session of the Conference of Parties (CoP) to the UNTOC was held from 12-16 October 2020 in Vienna. In addition…

Launch of the FACTI Panel’s Interim Report

1 October 2020 – On 24 September 2020, the High-Level Panel on International Financial Accountability, Transparency and Integrity (the FACTI Panel) published its Interim Report highlighting and analysing the gaps and weaknesses of existing international systems regarding financial accountability, transparency and integrity. The Report…

Ireland releases Agreement with Nigeria on return of €5.5 million

28 September 2020 – The Ministry of Justice of Ireland has released the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the governments of Ireland and Nigeria on the return of USD 6.3 (€5.49) million linked to the former Nigerian dictator Mohammed Sani…

International civil society welcomes the recent Memorandum of Understanding signed between Switzerland and Uzbekistan to return USD 131 million of confiscated assets but counsel caution

24 September 2020 – Several non-governmental organisations working to advance the recovery and return of assets, including several member organisations of the UNCAC Coalition, have released the below statement on MoU between Switzerland and Uzbekistan (for more details and a…

Asset Recovery: Switzerland and Uzbekistan sign agreement on return of USD 131 million – Statement by Uzbek Civil Society Activists

16 September 2020 – Switzerland and Uzbekistan have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the Framework for the Restitution of Illegally Acquired Assets Forfeited in Switzerland for the Benefit of the Population of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The agreement sets…

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