Introduction by Gemma Aiolfi, Head of Collective Action, Compliance and Corporate Governance at the Basel Institute on Governance:
This blog was originally published on the B20 Collective Action Hub of the International Centre for Collective Action.
There's no time like the present for anti-corruption Collective Action in Malawi, as the country gears up to review and update its National Anti-Corruption Strategy.
Some 13 students from all over the world are in Basel this week completing the final sessions of their International Master in Anti-Corruption Compliance and Collective Action, awarded by the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA).
The Basel Institute will be launching an innovative project promoting systematic, intelligence-led action against illegal wildlife trafficking (IWT) networks along the East Africa – Southeast Asia trading chain.
This briefing paper from the World Economic Forum Meta-Council on the Illicit Economy is a call to action for private and public sectors to pay attention to the growing impact of illicit economy.
The Meta-Council sheds light into some areas of the illicit economy – human trafficking, counterfeit goods, illegal mining and metals and illicit financial flows – and highlights key recommendations and solutions to be taken to combat the impact of these illicit activities.
This report is a first-time overarching assessment of availability and suitability of International Financial Institute (IFI) Risk Mitigation instruments and has been compiled through a detailed questionnaire based feedback from more than 40 infrastructure investors with total assets under management exceeding USD 2 trillion, project developers and construction companies, global banking institutions, insurance and reinsurance companies, multilateral development banks and professional services firms.
The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with the OECD, the United Nations Office on Drugs & Crime (UNODC), Transparency International and the United Nations Global Compact, organized an Anti-Corruption Workshop on India in New Delhi on 12 April 2013.
Representatives of the signatory companies to the PACI Principles on Countering Bribery make up the PACI Task Force, which convened in New Delhi on 10-11 April 2013 to review the Task Force’s activities, share best practices and steer future initiatives of the group. Over two days, PACI Task Force members discussed a range of issues related to the theme of the meeting: risk assessment.
RESIST (Resisting Extortion and Solicitation in International Transactions) is designed as a training tool to provide practical guidance for company employees on how to prevent and/or respond to an inappropriate demand by a client, business partner or public authority in the most efficient and ethical way, recognizing that such a demand may be accompanied by a threat.
RESIST is intended primarily as a training tool to raise employee awareness on the risk of solicitation, including through frank discussion, and to propose practical ethical responses to dilemmas.