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‘RevolutionNow’: SERAP seeks UN Human Rights Council Special Session over attacks on journalists, protesters

Lagos, Nigeria, 8 August 2019 – Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to all member and observer states of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, urging them to “urgently convene a special session…

Civil Society Activists of Uzbekistan Call for Justice in the Return of Gulnara Karimova’s Ill-gotten Assets

25 July 2019 – This post was originally published on the Association for Human Rights in Central Asia website. Key points Responsible repatriation of Gulnara Karimova’s assets requires a retrial of Karimova and her accomplices in Uzbekistan that would meet…

UNODC Call for Applications for NGOs in Southern Africa: Regional Meeting on Fast-tracking the Implementation of UNCAC in Southern Africa

25 July 2019 – UNODC invites civil society organisations (CSOs) to apply to participate in the Regional Conference Fast-tracking the Implementation of UNCAC in Southern Africa. The regional conference will take place from 14 to 18 October 2019 in Livingstone, Zambia and will…

Aceleración de la Implementación de la UNCAC: Carta de organizaciones de la sociedad civil de América Latina

14 de junio de 2019 – Click here for the English version Descargue el documento completo aquí Sr. Tim Steele Subdivisión de Delitos Económicos y de la Corrupción Oficina de las Naciones Unidas Contra la Corrupción y las Drogas Vienna…

A long way to go for South Sudan

12 June 2019 – In one of the most corrupt countries in the world, civil society gains momentum in the fight against impunity. South Sudan is not what one might call a role model in fighting corruption. Ranked 178 out…

Call for Proposals: Support for CSO contributions to the UNCAC implementation review

30 May 2019 – The UNCAC Coalition offers support to civil society organisations (CSOs) that want to become involved in and contribute to the UNCAC implementation review process in their respective country. What we support The UNCAC Coalition offers technical…

UNCAC in a Nutshell 2019

24 May 2019 – The UNCAC in a Nutshell is a quick guide to the UN Convention against Corruption and has, for almost a decade, been a go-to document for diplomats, aid agency workers, embassy staff, academics, activists and journalists…

Survey on Nigeria's anti-corruption performance by SERAP

24 May 2019 – The Socio-Economic Rights & Accountability Project (SERAP) recently published the below survey on corruption perceptions in Nigeria: Download…

UNCAC in Africa: Civil society and government officials join to advance their anti-corruption agenda

16 May 2019 – A strong will to cooperate and the dedication to advance the fight against corruption were brought to the “Multi-stakeholder Workshop on Implementing the UNCAC and its Review Mechanism” in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Civil society and government…

Our Comments on the OECD Anti-Bribery Recommendations

9 May 2019 – The UNCAC Coalition has submitted comments to a public consultation of the OECD Working Group on Bribery, which had asked for input on the 2009 OECD Anti-Bribery Recommendation. The UNCAC Coalition has submitted the following comments,…

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