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OECD Session Recap: Prioritizing Transparency in the Fight against Corruption, Post-Pandemic

15 April 2021 – As part of the 2021 OECD Global Anti-Corruption and Integrity Forum, the UNCAC Coalition and Access Info Europe hosted a virtual session on ‘Transparency to Fight Corruption in Post-Pandemic Development.’ The time to advance transparency globally…

Beneficial Ownership Transparency and the UNGASS

7 April 2021 – In a three-part series of issue-specific briefings for delegations negotiating the UNGASS Political Declaration, the UNCAC Coalition hosted a webinar on Beneficial Ownership Transparency (BOT) alongside Open Ownership and Transparency International. The event was co-sponsored by…

UNCAC Coalition briefs UNGASS delegates on Asset and Interest Disclosure

6 April 2021 – What role can asset and interest declarations of public officials play in preventing and detecting conflicts of interest and possible corruption cases? What are good practice approaches and common challenges in asset declaration frameworks? These questions…

Litigando en nombre de Las Víctimas de la Corrupción: El Caso Duarte en México

19 de febrero 2021 –  por Estefania Medina y Adriana Greaves, cofundadoras de TOJIL México Read this post in English here. Fue indignante la noticia de que un ex gobernador del Estado de Veracruz en México malversó más de 30…

UNCAC Coalition holds virtual civil society briefings on preparations of UNGASS 2021 against corruption

19 February 2021 – The UNCAC Coalition held two virtual briefing sessions on February 4 and 10 for interested Civil Society participants with the aim of sharing information about the upcoming United Nations General Assembly Special Session against Corruption (UNGASS)…

Uzbek Asset Return Network publishes a ‘Special Issue Series’

10 December 2020 – On the International Anti-Corruption Day, the Uzbek Asset Return Network (UARN) has released a special issue briefing paper series analysing the challenges, concerns and opportunities in the international return of assets linked to Gulnara Karimova to…

UNGASS 2021: Commit to Transparency in Company Ownership for the Common Good

9 December 2020 – On International Anti-Corruption Day 2020, a group comprised of leading economists, trade unions and civil society organisations tackling issues from human rights, to poverty, to business integrity, have come together to call for an end to…

UNGASS 2021 on Corruption: Second Preparatory Meeting Highlights Need for Beneficial Ownership Transparency; Civil Society Calls for Substantive Progress

26 November 2020 – The second of three CoSP intersessional meetings in the run-up to the UNGASS 2021 against corruption took place virtually between 19-20 November. The meeting discussed denying safe havens in the context of transnational corruption cases; good…

First CoSP intersessional meeting in preparation for the UNGASS 2021 against corruption

11 September 2020 – The first of three CoSP intersessional meetings in preparation for the UNGASS 2021 against corruption was held in Vienna on 2-4 September, in accordance with the General Assembly resolution 74/276. The objective of the meetings is…

Grand Corruption in Malaysia: How money is laundered and who is facilitating it

19 May 2017, by Cynthia Gabriel, Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4). The tale of 1 Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) is one of brazen outright theft and corruption – perhaps the largest in the world. Between 2009 and 2015…

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