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TI honours Mark Pieth as leading expert against international bribery

Prof Mark Pieth, President and Founder of the Basel Institute on Governance, has been awarded the 2007 Integrity Award by the leading international NGO anti-corruption coalition Transparency International.

Basel Institute on Governance signs Memorandum with UNICRI

The Basel Institute on Governance and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute signed a Memorandum of Understanding in March 2008.

Giessbach II, 1-3 October 2008 (Davos, Switzerland): Combating the Financing of Terrorism

Since 9/11, tremendous efforts have been made and large financial sums have been invested to build up efficient anti-terrorist financing systems. Nearly eight years later, concrete results are still difficult to identify. This year's 'Giessbach' AML and CFT conference will discuss some of the...

Basel Institute on Governance awarded StAR training program

As a result of a highly competitive tender procedure, the Basel Institute on Governance/ICAR has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery Agreement from the World Bank Group for the Stolen Asset Recovery (StAR) training program.

Executive Agreement signed between INTERPOL and the Basel Institute on Governance

The Basel Institute on Governance / International Center for Asset Recovery" is proud to have signed an Executive Agreement with INTERPOL during a jointly organised conference on Kleptocracy in Lyon on 22 October 2009. This agreement will help both organisations to work closely together in asset...

Non-State Actors Experts' Meeting, held on 2-3 September 2010 in Laxenburg, Austria

The Basel Institute on Governance co-organised with the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) the Non-State Actors Experts' Meeting, held on 2-3 September 2010 in Laxenburg, Austria.

The Basel Institute signs a MoU with the new International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) in Laxemburg, Austria, September 2010

On 2 September 2010, in Laxenburg, Austria, the Basel Institute on Governance signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the newly established International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) with the intent to undertake joint activities to prevent and combat corruption.

Training Workshop in Syracuse

A workshop on “Co-operation between Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs) and Law Enforcement Agencies in fighting against money laundering and recovering illicit assets”, organised by the IMF Legal Department in collaboration with the Basel Institute of Governance (BIG) and the Istitut...

Meet you at the 14th International Anti-Corruption Conference

The Basel Institute on Governance and the International Centre for Asset Recovery (ICAR) are co-organizing and participating in several  different workshops at this year’s 14th International Anti-Corruption Conference in Bangkok, Thailand in November.

Taking Industry Standards to the next level

The Basel Institute on Governance has been instrumental to the design, development and implementation of industry standards through collective action across the world and in a large variety of sectors.

Switzerland orders freezing of any assets of Egypt's former President Hosni Mubarak

The Federal Council has decided to freeze any assets in Switzerland of the former Egyptian President and parties close to him with immediate effect in order to avoid any misappropriation of Egyptian government assets.

Training on Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (AML/CFT) in Zambia (January/February 2011)

From 26th January to 27th February 2011 the Basel Institute on Governance conducted 7 multi-day training workshops on AML/CFT in co-operation with the Financial Intelligence Unit Secretariat of Zambia. Over 200 participants from the following areas attended:

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