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A warm welcome to the newly elected Coalition Coordination Committee (CCC)

19 June 2020 – The UNCAC Coalition held elections for several seats on its board, the Coalition Coordination Committee (CCC), from 21 May to 27 May 2020, with a run-off vote for the Sub-Saharan Africa seat taking place from 2…

Proposals for more Transparency and Accountability – Our Submission to the FACTI Panel

03 June 2020 –  After an open call for input on its work and background paper from several different stakeholders, the UNCAC Coalition has made a submission to the High-Level Panel on International Accountability, Transparency and Integrity for Achieving the…

COVID-19: Governments must ensure transparency and uphold anti-corruption provisions

19 May 2020 – The effective implementation of the UN Convention against Corruption is now more important than ever The UNCAC Coalition calls on governments to ensure a high level of transparency in their response to the ongoing health and…

The impact of COVID-19 on good governance and anti-corruption efforts in Latin America

12 May 2020 – The UNCAC Coalition’s new regional coordinator for Latin America, Iñaki Albisu Ardigo, recently reached out to leading anti-corruption organisations in the Latin American region to find out how the COVID-19 epidemic is affecting good governance and…

Arguments or Excuses? Common Reasons I Hear to Avoid Reparations for Corruption Cases

11 May 2020, by Dr. Juanita Olaya Garcia – This blog article first appeared on the Corruption in Fragile States Blog. The UNCAC Coalition is working to advance discussions around the inclusion of victims and their compensation in corruption cases,…

COVID-19 crisis: these initiatives track restrictions on civil and political rights

15 April 2020 – All over the world, governments have introduced new legal measures as an emergency response to the current COVID-19 crisis. Irrespective of the question of whether these changes are proportionate, they often limit fundamental freedoms, weaken government…

North Macedonia signs the UNCAC Review Transparency Pledge

14 April 2020 North Macedonia has become the 24th 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. North Macedonia’s…

Chile signs the UNCAC Review Transparency Pledge

3 April 2020 Chile has become the 23nd 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. Chile’s second cycle…

Board Elections 2020

27 March 2020 – We’re happy to announce this year’s elections for the UNCAC Coalition’s Board, the Coalition Coordination Committee (CCC), which directs and oversees the Coalition’s work. The following seats are up for election Americas Regional Seat Europe Regional…

Report on Swiss asset recovery policy and human rights

27 March 2020 The Centre for Civil and Political Rights’ Anti-Corruption and Human Rights Initiative recently published a report by the Swiss lawyers François Membrez and Matthieu Hösli entitled “How to return stolen assets: The Swiss policy pathway”, which examines…

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