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6th 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).…

New Civil Society Report on Liberia: stronger & more independent anti-corruption institutions and a practicable asset recovery framework needed to advance anti-corruption efforts 

10 March 2022 – While Liberia has made significant progress towards developing normative legal frameworks for the implementation of articles of Chapter II (Preventive Measures) of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), some gaps persist, especially regarding their actual…

New Civil Society Report on Togo: Legislative advances are promising for anti-corruption efforts, but are not matched by adequate enforcement

9 March 2022 – Togo has made large strides in working to implement and apply provisions under both Chapter II (Preventive measures) and Chapter V (Asset Recovery) of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). A recent report authored by…

The CoSP Observer – Issue 3

16 December 2021 – View the online version of our newsletter here, and stay tuned to our CoSP9 page for more news and updates!…

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

16 December 2021 – The UNCAC Coalition has published new 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…

The CoSP Observer – Issue 2

14 December, 2021 – View the online version of our newsletter here, and stay tuned to our CoSP9 page for more news and updates!…

New Civil Society Report on Uganda calls for stronger anti-corruption bodies, enhanced civil society participation and effective asset recovery laws to advance the fight against corruption

14 December 2021 – A recent report from Anti-Corruption Coalition Uganda finds that Uganda has undertaken significant steps towards implementing the provisions of Chapter II (Preventive Measures) and V (Asset Recovery) of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC).  Yet,…

The CoSP Observer – Issue 1

13 December, 2021 – View the online version of our newsletter here, and stay tuned to our CoSP9 page for more news and updates!…

UNCAC Coalition hosts second civil society briefing on CoSP 9 preparations & agenda

2 December 2021 – The UNCAC Coalition hosted a briefing for upwards of 50 civil society representatives to discuss ongoing preparations for the 9th session of the UNCAC Conference of States Parties (CoSP9) scheduled in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, between…

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