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Second MENA regional meeting discusses using Access to Information to fight corruption

12 October 2021 – The right of access to information is an essential tool for promoting the fight against corruption, especially in the Middle East and North Africa, a region that suffers from a huge gap in terms of the…

Iceland signs the UNCAC Review Transparency Pledge

06 October 2021 – Iceland has become the 29th country to sign the UNCAC Coalition’s Transparency Pledge, voluntarily committing to a high level of transparency and civil society inclusion in the second cycle of the UNCAC implementation review. Iceland was…

How can we tackle Grand Corruption? A summary of our IRG side event

30 September 2021 – Grand corruption accounts for billions of dollars of public money being stolen every year and hinders the sustainable development of entire countries. What then can be done to tackle this seriously aggravated form of corruption? This…

Joint workshop on the UNCAC and its review process hosted by the UNODC and the UNCAC Coalition for stakeholders from Southeast Europe

29 September 2021 – How can civil society use the UNCAC framework in their anti-corruption work and what can governments do to make the UNCAC review process more transparent and inclusive for civil society? These questions were at the heart…

Third Regional Meeting for Sub-Saharan Africa discusses experiences in facilitating access to information from Uganda, Nigeria and Rwanda

29 September 2021 – What are effective ways civil society can advance access to information at the national level? What are the obstacles to effective access to information? These questions were at the center of the third regional meeting on…

Third Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting: Access to Information – Experiences from Asia-Pacific countries

27 September 2021 – The UNCAC Coalition’s third regional meeting of the Asia-Pacific group took place on 15 September, featuring discussions on Access to Information (ATI). The meeting gathered 28 participants including representatives from all over the region, Asia-Pacific members…

Third Regional Meeting for Latin America: Access to Public Information as an Anti-Corruption Tool and a Right to Protect

27 September 2021 – Access to information, both as an anti-corruption tool and a human right, is a topic that civil society organizations in Latin America are very familiar with. This made for a very well informed and passionate Third…

What is the key to improving asset recovery? A Summary of our IRG Side Event

17 September 2021 – How can we move forward on asset recovery? During a side event on the margins of the resumed 12th session of the Implementation Review Group (IRG) in Vienna, a panel of speakers reflected on the advances…

The NGO briefing on the margins of the 12th UNCAC IRG

17 September 2021 – The yearly NGO briefing took place last week on the margins of the 12th resumed session of the UNCAC Implementation Review Group (IRG). The briefing was held in a hybrid manner, allowing for in-person and remote…

How to Advance the UNGASS Commitments on Corruption Prevention? A Summary of Our IRG Side Event

15 September 2021 – What should countries do to implement the transparency and anti-corruption commitments they made in the UNGASS Political Declaration? At a side event organized by the UNCAC Coalition on the margins of the resumed 12th session of…

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