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Calls to action in Madagascar: A civil society success story

2 February 2023 – With support from the UNCAC Coalition, civil society in Madagascar is holding the government to account on anti-corruption commitments under the UNCAC and creating momentum for reform. What creative approaches can civil society use to raise…

Promoting transparency in Togo: A civil society success story

2 February 2023 – With support from the UNCAC Coalition, civil society in Togo is involved in the adoption of the national anti-corruption strategy and advancing the discussion on the adoption of an anti-corruption law. How are civil society voices…

Making a difference in Liberia: A story of civil society success

2 February 2023 – With support from the UNCAC Coalition, civil society in Liberia helps secure new anti-corruption legislation. Fighting corruption can feel like a never-ending struggle. How do we know we’re making a difference? Stories just like this one…

9th Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting: Anti-Corruption Agencies

23 December 2022 –  An effective anti-corruption agency (ACA) is a great strength in the fight against corruption. The UNCAC provides specific provisions ensuring the existence of such a specialized body with legal and institutional capacities for the prevention of…

5th UNCAC Coalition Regional Meeting for Europe: Preventing corruption in public procurement

21 December 2022 – Public procurement has always been a highly corruption-prone area. With over a third of our members and affiliated groups in the UNCAC Coalition Europe network already working on or interested in public procurement, we dedicated the…

New Civil Society Report on Tunisia: Democracy and transparency threatened by exceptional presidential measures, weakening UNCAC principles

14 December 2022 – Over the past two decades of political upheaval, Tunisia has taken action to amend its legislative and institutional frameworks in line with the implementation of provisions under both Chapter II (Preventive measures) and Chapter V (Asset…

Outlining the Proposal for an International Anti-Corruption Court

Leading proponents of an International Anti-Corruption Court (IACC) to tackle grand corruption discussed their vision and ideas with the UNCAC Coalition community 5 December 2022 – A proposal by Integrity Initiatives International (III) is driving an international discussion on the…

UNCAC Coalition at the International Anti-Corruption Conference

Joining over 2,000 people from the international anti-corruption community, the UNCAC Coalition team were thrilled to be at the 20th International Anti-Corruption Conference  in Washington D.C., USA, from 6-10 December 2022. We co-organized two workshops, summarised below. Videos will be…

8th Regional Meeting for Sub-Saharan Africa: Funding of Candidatures for Elected Public Office and the Funding of Political Parties – Where are we now?

27 October 2022 – In its resolution 5/4 entitled “Follow-up to the Marrakech declaration on the prevention of corruption”, the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) decided that the Open-ended Intergovernmental Working Group…

8th Regional Meeting for Latin America and the Caribbean: civil society is putting beneficial ownership transparency on the agenda

24 October 2022 – The increasing complexity of transnational business relationships, the digitization and decentralization of financial institutions, and the ease of doing business in multiple countries and jurisdictions, has made it more difficult for states and citizens to prevent…

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