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Summary of the NGO Briefing on the Margins of the 13th UNCAC IRG

24 July 2022 – This year’s NGO briefing on the margins of the 13th session of the Implementation Review Group (IRG) was met with wide interest from many different stakeholders who engaged with UNODC officials and posed important questions. Representatives…

7th Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting: Transparency in Beneficial Ownership

21 July 2022 – Beneficial ownership transparency (BOT) is an essential means for combating corruption and money laundering. It is emerging as a major strategy in tracking illicit financial flows and tax evasion. It aims to prevent companies’ owners from…

7th Sub-Saharan Africa regional meeting discusses Political and Public Integrity: What does the 2021 UNGASS Political Declaration say?

 21 July 2022 – In 2021, the UN General Assembly Special Session against Corruption (UNGASS 2021) passed the Resolution A/RES/S-32/1, adopting the Political Declaration, a “common commitment to effectively addressing challenges and implementing measures to prevent and combat corruption and…

Getting to know the UNCAC Coalition’s Global Network: priorities, challenges and future opportunities to advance anti-corruption efforts

22 July 2022 – In 2022, the UNCAC Coalition carried out the 2021 “Annual Activity Survey” to ask our members and affiliated organizations about their recent activities, priority issues, major challenges and engagement with UNCAC-related activities. The survey also requested…

7th Regional Meeting for Latin America and the Caribbean: The often overlooked but crucial link between gender and corruption

18 July 2022 – While corruption impacts all persons living in a society, more than 20 years of academic research and anti-corruption advocacy have shown that some members of society suffer its impact more than others. Corruption weakens the capacity…

Third Regional Meeting for Europe: How are anti-corruption organizations advancing access to information in Europe?

11 July 2022 – In times of crises, access to information suffers. On account of the Covid-19 pandemic and of violent political conflict, some governments in Europe have restricted information disclosure and are exercising ever-increasing controls over plural media and…

13th IRG

The 13th session of the Implementation Review Group (IRG), as well as meetings of the UNCAC Working Group on Prevention, are taking place in the week of 13-17 June 2022:  The IRG will discuss the performance of the review mechanism,…

UNCAC NGO Briefing – 15 June 2022

The annual briefing of civil society organizations on the UNCAC by UNODC will take place on 15 June 2022 at 13:15 to 15:00 in a hybrid format (via MS teams and at the UN office in Vienna). The meeting is…

Sixth Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting: Corruption in the Extractive Industry and Way Forward – Concerns for Human Rights and the Environment

25 May 2022 – The UNCAC Coalition’s sixth regional meeting of the Asia-Pacific network took place on the 11th May 2022, featuring discussions on corruption in the extractive industry including concerns for human rights and the environment. The meeting gathered…

Sixth Sub-Saharan Africa regional meeting tackles Transparency and Accountability in the Extractive Industries

24 May 2022 – Resolution 16/1 of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice, inter alia, encourages Member States to “prevent, combat and eradicate [the] illicit international trafficking in forest products including timber, wildlife and other forest biological resources…through…

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