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Basel Institute, OECD and Colombia sign cooperation agreement on a High Level Reporting Mechanism for procurement related to Bogotá’s First Metro Line

The Basel Institute signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate with Colombian authorities to adapt and apply a High Level Reporting Mechanism (HLRM) to prevent corruption and promote fair competition in tenders related to the building of the City of Bogotá’s First Metro Line.  The...

IACC Copenhagen – our experts will be there – join us!

Four key members of the Basel Institute on Governance will be at the 18th International Anti-Corruption Conference in Copenhagen from 22–24 October 2018. 

"How to combat global corruption" in 5 minutes

Do you want to understand the mechanisms behind global corruption and the best ways to combat it – in less than five minutes? Sadly, it's not as easy as that.

186 graduates through Basel Institute-ESAN partnership in Peru

In November 2018, students from the Peruvian regions of San Martín, La Libertad, Lambayeque, Apurimac and Cusco graduated with a Diploma in Management and Public Finances.

19th Egmont Group Plenary

ICAR attended the 19th Plenary of the Egmont Group on 11-15 July 2011 in Yerevan, Armenia.

2-day event in Romania marks successful completion of Swiss-Romanian Co-operation Programme

In his opening remarks, His Excellency, Mr Urs Herren, Swiss Confederation Ambassador in Romania, emphasised how important it is to enhance the investigation and asset recovery capacities of Romanian law enforcement and justice authorities, mandated to investigate and prosecute financial crimes...

5th Annual General Meeting of the Global Focal Points Network (September 2014)

Federico Paesano, Senior Financial Investigations Specialist at the International Centre for Asset Recovery (ICAR) participated in the 5th Annual General Meeting of the Global Focal Points Network in Vienna during the period 9-10 October 2014 organised by the World Bank and UNODC’s Stolen Assets...

65 Jueces y Fiscales especializados en delitos de corrupción y lavado de activos de Chiclayo y Trujillo son capacitados en Recuperación de Activos

El programa de entrenamiento fue organizado por el Programa GFP Subnacional de la Cooperación Suiza – SECO y el Centro de Entrenamiento para la Recuperación de Activos (ICAR) del Basel Institute on Governance (BIG)

African Cities and the Development Conundrum: new journal article on informal governance

The most recent special issue of the International Development Policy journal explores the topic of African Cities and the Development Conundrum.

Are companies and executives responsible for human rights violations abroad?

Read latest FCPA Blog post written by our managing director, Gretta Fenner, about the responsibility and possible criminal liability of companies and their officials relating to human right violations allegedly committed abroad.

Asset recovery training for Peruvian judiciary

Around 60 justice officials, including judges and prosecutors, from the Peruvian provinces of San Martín and Piura, have participated in a training course entitled "Studies on Asset Recovery and International Judicial Cooperation in Corruption and Other Financial Crimes".

B20 Anti-Corruption Policy Recommendations handed to German Chancellor Angela Merkel

On May 3rd, 2017, the B20 officially handed over its Policy Recommendations to German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin.

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