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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…

Civil society at the 13th IRG – Interview with TI Papua New Guinea

10 August 2022 – The 13th session of the Implementation Review Group (IRG) met in Vienna between 13-17 June to discuss the performance of the review mechanism, the state of implementation of the UNCAC, technical assistance, and follow-up to the…

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…

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…

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…

Sixth Regional Meeting for Latin America and the Caribbean: Asset and interest declarations for more transparency and accountability

13 May 2022 – The topic of sworn asset and conflict of interest declarations is particularly interesting in the context of Latin America. Most, if not all countries in Latin America have some form of requirement for public officials to…

New Civil Society Report on the Democratic Republic of the Congo: Lack of effective, coordinated approach to preventing and fighting corruption is an obstacle to UNCAC implementation in the DRC

25 March 2022 – The Democratic Republic of the Congo is working hard to advance the implementation and enforcement of provisions under both Chapter II (Preventive measures) and Chapter V (Asset Recovery) of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC).…

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