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New civil society report on Chad: Gaps in legal and institutional frameworks hampering real progress on UNCAC implementation

29 February 2024 –  A recent report authored by the Organisation Tchadienne Anti-Corruption (OTAC) finds that provisions for the prevention of corruption and asset recovery (Chapter II and V of the UNCAC) are largely missing from legal and institutional frameworks…

OHCHR expert meeting on asset recovery: CSO representatives stress the need for inclusion and transparency

20 February 2024 – State-of-the-art transparency and accountability measures as well as the inclusion of representatives of civil society and victims of corruption in asset recovery and return procedures are crucial to help ensure that assets are used to advance…

CoSP10 Plenary Discussion: Key Takeaways and Country Positions

16 February 2024 –   Discussions in the plenary during the 10th Session of the Conference of the States Parties (CoSP) to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) provided insights for civil society into States Parties’ actions, domestically and internationally,…

Strengthening Whistleblower Protection & UNCAC Review Transparency in Mexico: A Civil Society Success Story

15 February 2024 – With support from the UNCAC Coalition, civil society in Mexico is involved in strengthening the national whistleblower protection framework, and increasing transparency around Mexico’s UNCAC review. How are civil society voices making a difference in the…

CoSP10: Analysis of Adopted Resolutions

Twelve resolutions and two decisions were adopted at the UN Convention against Corruption’s (UNCAC) 10th Conference of the States Parties (CoSP) held in Atlanta, Georgia, from 11-15 December 2023, to advance efforts to strengthen and promote UNCAC implementation on a…

Strengthening Political Financing in Paraguay: A Civil Society Success Story

5 February 2024 – With support from the UNCAC Coalition, civil society in Paraguay is involved in analyzing, monitoring and strengthening the national political financing framework. How are civil society voices making a difference in the fight against corruption? Stories…

Denmark signs the UNCAC Review Transparency Pledge

5 February 2024 Denmark has become the 38th 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. The official…

Victims of Corruption at CoSP10: Exploring their Challenges and their Path to Reparations

Tuesday 30 January 2024 –  Corruption has damaging effects extending beyond the state, causing direct harm to individuals, institutions, communities, and societies as a whole, exacerbating the vulnerability of marginalized groups, and hampering the United Nations’ 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.…

Anti-Corruption & Human Rights: Exploring Synergies

25 January 2024 – By Andrea Rocca, Transparency International and Betina Pasteknik, UNCAC Coalition, Co-chairs of the UNCAC Coalition Human Rights & Corruption Working Group.  Amnesty International, Transparency International and the UNCAC Coalition hosted a special event on corruption and…

International data exchange for asset declarations: guest blog

19 January 2023 – Asset declaration systems are one of the most powerful tools in combating corruption. The effectiveness of asset declarations all depends on their verification. When verifying asset declarations of public officials, access to foreign data is often…

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