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CSO reports on UNCAC implementation in North Macedonia

27 November 2019 – The Macedonian Centre for International Cooperation (MCIC) recently published various reports assessing North Macedonia’s anti-corruption framework and its implementation of the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), as well as the involvement of civil society organisations in…

Civil society roundtable: UNODC organises capacity-building on anti-corruption strategies in Manila

25 November 2019 – In November 2019, CSOs from across Southeast Asia gathered in Manila, Philippines, in order to advance their current efforts to fight corruption in the region. During the roundtable, twenty-two CSO participants from seven countries shared their…

UNODC offers small grants for CSOs from Africa for projects on UNCAC / UNODC offre des petites subventions à OSCs en Afrique pour des projects au sujet de la CNUCC

22 November 2019 – English version here, French version below: For the sixth time, UNODC has opened a call for applications for its small grants program for civil society organizations (CSOs), this time for CSOs from Africa. Application deadline is…

Reported Arrest of Anti-corruption Activist in Algeria

21 November 2019 – The UNCAC Coalition expresses its concern over the arrest of Halim Feddal, Secretary-General of the Algerian National Association in the Fight Against Corruption (ANLC), described in a letter the Coalition received on 20 November 2019. Please…

Remembering Daphne Caruana Galizia, demanding an end to impunity

16 October 2019 – Two years ago today, the journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was assassinated in Malta. She had investigated and uncovered numerous corruption cases and worked to hold those involved to account. Those behind her murder remain unknown and…

UNCAC Coalition Statement on threats to the independence of Indonesia’s Corruption Eradication Commission KPK

27 September 2019 – We, the undersigning civil society organisations, have been monitoring developments in Indonesia regarding the revision of the law governing Indonesia’s anti-corruption agency, the Corruption Eradication Commission or locally known as Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi (KPK). Dowload the…

Invitation: 23 September – Briefing for Vienna delegations to introduce CSO umbrella groups

13 September 2019 – The UNCAC Coalition, the Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, and the Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs invite all government missions, UN colleagues, civil society partners and other stakeholders – but especially those…

COSP8 in Abu Dhabi: Side events and attendance deadlines

31 August 2019 (last updated: 6 September 2019) – The 8th Conference of the States Parties (COSP) to the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) will take place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, from 16 to 20 December 2019. Application…

‘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…

Global civil society network promoting the implementation and monitoring of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC)