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8th Regional Meeting for Sub-Saharan Africa: Funding of Candidatures for Elected Public Office and the Funding of Political Parties – Where are we now?

27 October 2022 – In its resolution 5/4 entitled “Follow-up to the Marrakech declaration on the prevention of corruption”, the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) decided that the Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group…

8th Regional Meeting for Latin America and the Caribbean: civil society is putting beneficial ownership transparency on the agenda

24 October 2022 – The increasing complexity of transnational business relationships, the digitization and decentralization of financial institutions, and the ease of doing business in multiple countries and jurisdictions, has made it more difficult for states and citizens to prevent…

8th Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting: Transparency in Political Financing

21 October 2022 – Transparency in political funding is at the heart of the international anti-corruption agenda. It plays a crucial role in keeping illicit money out of politics and elections and leveling the political and electoral playing field. As…

Unprecedented vote to protect civil society space at UN level at UNTOC COP11

Tuesday, 18 October 2022 – A historic vote yesterday at the 11th Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime overturned objections to three non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that had applied to participate as observers in…

4th Regional Meeting for Europe: Boosting beneficial ownership transparency – Best practices and potential for reform 

13 October 2022 – Beneficial ownership transparency is a topic gaining much attention on the international scene as a crucial tool to address many of the world’s pressing issues. Disclosing information on who ultimately owns businesses can help achieve a…

1 year after UNGASS: What have governments done to combat corruption?

29 September 2022 – Summary of key points from attending the recent UNGASS follow-up Intersessional meeting in Vienna. What progress have governments made on commitments to combat corruption? Earlier this month, governments and civil society experts met at the UN in Vienna…

New Civil Society Report on Brazil: the reversing of recent setbacks is needed to advance anti-corruption efforts

20 September 2022 – A new civil society report authored by Transparency International – Brazil finds that while Brazil has advanced in the implementation of articles of Chapter II (Preventive Measures) and Chapter V (Asset Recovery) provisions of the United…

Helen Darbishire, Gillian Dell elected as co-chairs of the UNCAC Coalition

Samantha Feinstein and David Ugolor to serve as Vice-Chairs; Aya Riahi as Secretary. Tuesday, 14 September 2022 –The UNCAC Coalition is happy to announce the election of new Co-Chairs, Vice-Chairs and a Secretary to the UNCAC Coalition’s Coordination Committee…

Updated report on strengthening the UNCAC Implementation Review Mechanism (IRM)

2 September 2022 – The UNCAC Coalition has updated its report showing that strong and urgent action is needed to strengthen the Implementation Review Mechanism (IRM). The report examines the shortcomings of the IRM with a particular focus on how…

New Civil Society Report on The Gambia: Gaps in the legislative framework hamper UNCAC implementation and enforcement

31 August 2022 –  The Gambia has taken steps to improve its legislative and institutional frameworks in line with the implementation of provisions under both Chapter II (Preventive measures) and Chapter V (Asset Recovery) of the United Nations Convention against…

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