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Cambodia's inclusive approach to the UNCAC's review process

26 October 2012, by Preap Kol. Cambodia is perceived to be one of the world’s most corrupt countries, ranked 164 out of 183 countries in Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index (CPI)i. However, it is interesting to note that the Royal…

German business CEOs join chorus calling for UNCAC ratification

9 August 2012, by Christian Humborg. This post was originally published on the Transparency International website. Photo credit: Flickr/Downing Street Now even the businesses. Less and less people in Germany understand why the ruling parties keep ignoring the need to…

A United Front Against Dirty Money

6 August 2012, by Eric Gutierrez. Call me naive, but wouldn’t the supply of corruption be substantially reduced if something like a ‘Finance Industry Transparency Initiative’ was organised? Many international anti-corruption initiatives exist today – known by acronyms as EITI,…

Conference of States Parties in Marrakesh: The Countdown

17 October 2011, by Gillian Dell. The final UNCAC Coalition preparations for the 4th Session of the UNCAC Conference of States Parties (COSP4) in Marrakesh, Morocco, 24 – 28 October 2011 are in full swing now. Planning is under way…

Notes from the Implementation Review Group Meeting

30 November 2010, by Gillian Dell Now here I sit in pristine white hallway of the IAEA building in front of the room where IRG delegates hold their meetings. (UNODC conference facilities are undergoing renovation thus the use of the…

Da Cidadania à Sustentabilidade Social

Brazil, 3 May 2010, by Fernando Di Lascio, Instituto Qualicidade. Nas repúblicas e nas democracias o principal alicerce da cidadania é a soberania popular, de onde advém todo o poder confiado pelo Povo aos seus servidores públicos eleitos, concursados e…

UNCAC Updates: The Deal in Doha

26 November 2009, by Gillian Dell. On Friday the 13th, 2009, the Doha deal on the UNCAC review mechanism was concluded! (Resolution L9). The deal was adopted by approximately 106 States Parties represented at CoSP3 – another 14 governments were…

At the right place at the right time: Coalition non-paper for COSP 3 in Doha

10 November 2009, by Andrea Figari. Doha Chronicles, Day 2. And here is another edition of the Monitor from Doha. The focus for this edition was to highlight the positive experiences of other review mechanisms -as the debate is getting…

Spelling it out in Doha: Be Accountable, Be Inclusive, Go Public

9 November 2009, by Andrea Figari. UNCAC Coalition demonstration during the 3rd UNCAC Conference of States Parties, Doha, Qatar, November 2009 Doha Chronicles, Day 1. Greetings from sunny Doha. I wanted to share with you news about the “Spelling it…

Hello, Doha!

6 November 2009, by Andrea Figari. We made it to Doha – bringing at this stage over 330 signatures from civil society organizations supporting the establishment of an open, transparent and inclusive review mechanism. And counting! Watch this space to…

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