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Swiss support for Public Finance Management Experts Network in Peru

The newly established Public Finance Management Experts Network (PFM Experts Network) in Peru met in the capital Lima this week, in yet another demonstration of bottom-up momentum in improving long-term Public Finance Management capacity in Peru.

Federico Paesano's quick guide to cryptocurrencies and money laundering

Article by Federico Paesano, Senior Financial Investigation Specialist, Basel Institute on Governance, following last week's Global Conference on Criminal Finances and Cryptocurrencies co-organised by the Basel Institute on Governance, Interpol and Europol.

Paola Bustamante appointed Peruvian Minister for Development and Social Inclusion

We congratulate Paola Bustamante on her recent appointment to the position of Minister for Development and Social Inclusion in the Peruvian Government.

Peruvian Ministry of Economy and Finance approves Code of Ethics and Conduct

Peru’s Ministry of Economy and Finance has approved a new Code of Ethics and Conduct as part of its efforts to combat corruption and promote ethical principles and moral values.

Job vacancy: IT Supporter (40-60%)

We are looking for an IT professional or work student ("Werkstudent") to support the Basel Institute in all IT-related matters.

Global Conference on Criminal Finances & Cryptocurrencies kicks off at Europol

For those who are not at the 3rd Global Conference on Criminal Finances and Cryptocurrencies today and tomorrow, here is a taster – opening remarks by Federico Paesano, Senior Financial Investigation Specialist at the Basel Institute on...

Practical outcomes at the EU-ACT workshop in Tanzania

Field experts from our International Centre for Asset Recovery (ICAR) supported the EU – Action Against Drugs and Organised Crime (EU-ACT) programme last week in a conference for Tanzanian law enforcement...

Job vacancy: Senior Financial Investigation Specialist – Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

We are looking for a Senior Financial Investigation Specialist for the position of Regional Investigation Advisor – Illegal Wildlife Trafficking.

Job vacancy: Senior Research Fellow – Public Governance

We are looking for a Senior Research Fellow with expertise in statistical and social network analysis and knowledge of topics related to development cooperation, in particular financial crime, organised crime or governance processes.

Understanding blockchain: open training course on FinTech AML Compliance

The Basel Institute's cryptocurrency expert, Federico Paesano, delivered a successful open training course on blockchain, cryptocurrencies and AML/CFT this week in collaboration with Zurich-based MME and its Senior Compliance Advisor, Chris Gschwend.

New publication: Corruption as a Violation of International Human Rights

The Basel Institute's Vice-President, Prof. Dr. iur. Anne Peters, has published an illuminating paper on "Corruption as a Violation of International Human Rights". 

Published in the European Journal of International Law, the article asks two basic questions:

Final workshop concludes 3-year initiative on "Mapping and Visualising Cross-Border Crime" with JDN and the RISE Project

Within the context of a three-year initiative on "Mapping and Visualising Cross-Border Crime” funded by the Swiss-Romanian Cooperation Programme and launched in 2014, experts from the Basel Institute’s International Centre for Asset Recovery (ICAR) and the...

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