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Call for Applications for Regional Meeting on Fast Tracking UNCAC Implementation in Latin America

26 March 2019 – This post was originally published on the UNODC website. en español This is a call for application for NGOs in Latin America to participate in a meeting on Fast Tracking the United Nations Convention against Corruption…

CCC elections 2019

25 March 2019 – We’re happy to announce this year’s elections for the Coalition Coordination Committee (CCC), which is the 12-person oversight and coordination body for the UNCAC Coalition. The following seats are up for election: 1 – Europe Regional…

Switzerland’s Appalling Decision to Return Seized $100 million Yacht to Known Kleptocrat

22 March 2019 – A Swiss prosecutor recently dismissed proceedings against Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, Vice President of Equatorial Guinea (and son of the country’s dictator, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo) who had been under investigation for money laundering (Art. 305bis,…

Prominent human rights defender under serious threats to his life in Equatorial Guinea

20 March 2019 by PublishWhatYouPay – A group of human rights and anti-corruption civil society organisations* is appalled by the illegal detention and house arrest of human rights defender Alfredo Okenve Ndoho on the same day that he was supposed…

CISLAC Demand National Assembly to Urgently Investigate the Abrupt Postponement of Presidential Election in Nigeria

16 February 2019, by Auwal Ibrahim Musa This post was originally published on the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre website. The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) is seriously perturbed by sudden postponement of general elections by the Independence National…

Implementation of London Anti-Corruption and GFAR Commitments: Nigeria Is on Course

Abuja, 12 February 2019, ANEEJ Three years after the London Anti-Corruption Summit where Nigeria signed on to the Open Government Partnership (OGP) and committed to Global Forum on Asset Recovery (GFAR), Nigeria has largely implemented its commitment. Executive Director of…

Call for Applications for NGOs in Africa: Multi-stakeholder workshop on UNCAC and its Review Mechanism

18 January 2019 The call for applications for NGOs in Africa is now open and the deadline to apply is 4 February 2019. The Workshop will take place on 8–12 April 2019 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The overall objective…

Whitewashing the UK: The Financial Action Task Force’s evaluation of the UK puts its credibility at stake

14 January 2019, by Sue Hawley, Policy Director of Corruption Watch UK and SCSC Practitioner Fellow This post was originally published on the Sussex Centre for the Study of Corruption website. When FATF released its evaluation of the UK’s anti-money…

CSO letter to OECD on Principles for the use of non-trial resolutions in foreign bribery cases

6 December 2018 Mr. Angel GurriaSecretary GeneralOrganisation for Economic Cooperation and Development 2 Rue André PascalParis 5775 CEDEX 16France Dear Secretary General Gurrìa, In March 2016, we wrote to you calling for principles on the use of settlements for resolving…

Lima Statement on Corruption involving Vast Quantities of Assets

Lima, Peru, 5 December 2018 This post was originally published on the UNODC website. From 3 to 5 December 2018, around 80 experts specialized in investigating and prosecuting corruption involving vast quantities of assets coming from nearly 40 countries from…

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