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UNCAC Coalition expresses concern regarding judicial action against Somali Journalists Syndicate

17 May 2024 – The UNCAC Coalition, a network of more than 400 civil society organizations worldwide, today expressed concern regarding a recent judicial decision by Somali authorities to freeze the bank accounts of media freedom organization, the Somali Journalists…

Key Takeaways from the UNCAC Coalition’s 2024 Survey of its Global Network

16 May 2024 – Earlier this year, the UNCAC Coalition carried out its annual survey of its membership to further understand the successes as well as challenges that civil society organizations (CSOs) in the Coalition’s network face in carrying out…

14th Regional Meeting for Latin America and the Caribbean: The impact of the Odebrecht corruption case

16 May 2024 – In the mid-2010’s, Latin America was rocked by corruption scandals related to a Brazil-based multinational company called Odebrecht. The company had allegedly maintained a parallel account to obtain public procurement contracts and contribute to electoral campaigns.…

12th Regional Meeting for Europe, the US & Canada – Corruption affecting the environment: Advocacy priorities & opportunities for action

14 May 2024 –  As we live in a crucial time to mitigate environmental degradation, biodiversity loss and climate change, it has become imperative to focus on corruption as a key factor aggravating these global challenges. At the 12th regional…

240 organisations and individuals demand the release of detained, anti-corruption advocate, Gubad Ibadoghlu

Vienna, 7 May, 2024 – In a concerted display of international solidarity, 240 organisations, academics and human rights defenders today published an open letter demanding the release of detained anti-corruption expert, Gubad Ibadoghlu, who is currently under house arrest in…

Why the EU could and should join the International Treaty on Exchange of Data for the Verification of Asset Declarations

26 March 2024 – Guest Blog  Asset declaration systems are one of the most powerful tools in combating corruption. However, the effectiveness of asset declarations all depends on their verification. When verifying asset declarations of public officials, access to foreign…

UNCAC COALITION BOARD ELECTIONS 2024

22 March 2024 (updated 7 May) The UNCAC Coalition is announcing the upcoming election of members of the Coalition’s Coordination Committee (CCC), our board, which oversees and strategically guides the work of the Coalition. To submit a candidacy, please…

15th Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting: Combating Money Laundering in the Pacific Islands and beyond – What can civil society organizations do?

22 March 2024 –  Money laundering is a complex and dynamic challenge across the Asia-Pacific region. It involves disguising financial assets derived from criminal activity into funds with an apparently legal source, with devastating economic, political and social costs including…

11th Regional Meeting for Europe – Anti-corruption agencies and civil society in Europe: from collaboration to monitoring

18 March 2024 – Most countries in Europe have established anti-corruption agencies and authorities as a key pillar of their national integrity frameworks. As corruption is a multifaceted phenomenon, the importance of such agencies has steadily increased, with mandates to…

1st MENA Regional Meeting in 2024: Promoting Transparency in Public Procurement in the MENA Region

18 March 2024 –  Reforming public procurement: A vital way to enhance service delivery and ensure better lives for citizens In the UNCAC Coalition’s Middle-East and North Africa (MENA) regional meeting in late February, activists from the region discussed governments’…

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