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6th Regional Meeting for Latin America and the Caribbean: Asset and interest declarations for more transparency and accountability

13 May 2022 – The topic of sworn asset and conflict of interest declarations is particularly interesting in the context of Latin America. Most, if not all countries in Latin America have some form of requirement for public officials to…

2nd Regional Meeting for Europe: Establishing effective whistleblowing systems and whistleblower protection

12 May 2022 – Whistleblowers, alongside investigative journalists and civil society activists, play an essential role in exposing and tackling financial crimes and corruption. Not only do they safeguard, and sometimes help recover, misused public funds, but they also raise…

Finland signs the UNCAC Review Transparency Pledge

12 April 2022 – Finland has become the 32nd 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. Finland was…

Board Elections 2022

1 April 2022 – The UNCAC Coalition is announcing the upcoming election of members of the Coalition’s Coordination Committee (CCC) – which is our board that oversees and strategically guides the activities of the Coalition. The following board seats are…

UNCAC Coalition stands in solidarity with Ukraine

Stronger measures needed against illicit financial flows – Vienna, 10 March 2022 – The members UNCAC Coalition and the below organisations and individuals express their solidarity with the people of Ukraine, currently facing a shocking attack on their country. The…

New Civil Society Report on Uzbekistan calls for independent institutions as well as enhanced transparency and CSO participation in asset recovery processes

29 March 2022 – Uzbekistan has enacted significant reforms in recent years to enhance its legislative framework with regard to implementing Chapter II (preventive measures) of the UN Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC). However, widespread nepotism, political interference in key institutions,…

New Civil Society Report on the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Lack of effective, coordinated approach to preventing and fighting corruption is an obstacle to UNCAC implementation in the DRC

25 March 2022 – The Democratic Republic of the Congo is working hard to advance the implementation and enforcement of provisions under both Chapter II (Preventive measures) and Chapter V (Asset Recovery) of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC).…

New Civil Society Report on Liberia: stronger & more independent anti-corruption institutions and a practicable asset recovery framework needed to advance anti-corruption efforts 

10 March 2022 – While Liberia has made significant progress towards developing normative legal frameworks for the implementation of articles of Chapter II (Preventive Measures) of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), some gaps persist, especially regarding their actual…

New Civil Society Report on Togo: Legislative advances are promising for anti-corruption efforts, but are not matched by adequate enforcement

9 March 2022 – Togo has made large strides in working to implement and apply provisions under both Chapter II (Preventive measures) and Chapter V (Asset Recovery) of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). A recent report authored by…

Kick-off meetings in our five regions discuss priority topics for 2022 and suggestions for action

2 March 2022 – The links between corruption and environmental crime, the participation of civil society in anti-corruption efforts, and beneficial ownership transparency were only three of the most-mentioned topics across the UNCAC Coalition membership. Gathered in five different regional…

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