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The Basel Institute on Governance welcomes the successful conclusion of a case of asset recovery involving the UK and Kenya. The assets in the amount of £2,222,957 were confiscated by Mr Recorder Andrew Mitchel QC in the case of R v Smith and Ouzman. The UK authorities decided that an amount of £349,057.39 should be used to purchase specialised ambulances that were formally handed over to the Kenyan Government on 17 March. The purchase of ambulances with the returned assets meets urgent needs in the Kenyan health care delivery system.

The Basel Institute on Governance’s International Centre for Asset Recovery (ICAR) is looking for a Medical Supplies Theft Specialist (legal). ICAR has been mandated by the UK Department for International Development (DfID) to implement a multi-year program in support of Malawi’s efforts to pursue corruption and related complex financial crime.

ICAR assistance to the DTIU will principally be in the form of an embedded expert. This expert will be supported by and collaborate with other international embedded ICAR experts and local ICAR staff working in Malawi.

The Basel Institute on Governance welcomes the recent decisions by courts in Luxemburg and Switzerland to return almost USD 17 million to Peru in cases related to the regime of former Peruvian President Fujimori. We congratulate the involved authorities in Peru, Luxemburg and Switzerland for the successful conclusion of these 15-year old cases. We are honored to have been able to support this successful outcome.

The Basel Institute on Governance is conducting a survey addressing corporate perspectives on e-government tools for anti-corruption prevention.

We are writing to ask for your collaboration in sharing your views on this matter. By clicking HERE you can answer the survey anonymously, it will only take about 6 minutes.

The Basel Institut is looking for a motivated, internationally minded Project Manager to join our ICAR team and manage and further develop the Basel AML Index. The Project Manager Basel AML Index shall be responsible for the development and maintenance of the methodology and the marketing of the Basel AML Index.

Experts from the Basel Institute’s International Centre for Collective Action (ICCA) contributed to the specialized training of officials from Egypt’s Administrative Control Agency, the country’s anti-corruption body. The training, which took place from 12 to 16 February 2017, was organized by the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Regional Bureau for Arab States in partnership with the Arab Anti-Corruption and Integrity Network (ACINET) and the Ministry of International Cooperation in the Arab Republic of Egypt.

For the first time, the Basel Institute on Governance, in partnership with C5, is inviting the Swiss anti-corruption and compliance community to discuss cutting-edge risk mitigation strategies at the Anti-Corruption Switzerland Conference in Zurich from 28 February to 1 March 2017. 

The Basel Institut is looking for a motivated, internationally minded HR Assistant to join our administration team, managed by the Head of Operations, to handle a variety of personnel and related administrative duties. The HR Assistant shall act as the liaison between the Head of Operations and all employees to ensure smooth communication and prompt resolution of staff requirements, queries and concerns.  S/he will support the Basel Institute’s daily HR operations and assist in coordinating HR policies and processes.

The Basel Institute on Governance has been mandated by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) to act as Implementing Agency for a multi-year Program aimed at improving the capacity of subnational governments in Peru to manage their public finances in an effective and transparent manner.

The Basel Institute on Governance and its International Centre for Collective Action (ICCA) hosted for the second time an international conference on anti-corruption Collective Action, entitled Collective Action: Evidence, Experience and Impact on October 20-21 2016 in Basel.

From 1 - 4 December 2016 you will find the Basel Institute on Governance at the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) in Panama City. The IACC is the world’s premier global forum for bringing together heads of state, civil society, the private sector and more to tackle the increasingly sophisticated challenges posed by corruption.

17 October 2016. The Basel Institute on Governance and its International Centre for Collective Action (ICCA) will host for the second time an international conference on anti-corruption Collective Action entitled Evidence, Experience and Impact on October 20-21 2016 in Basel. The conference is part of the G20/B20 anti-corruption agenda aimed at identifying mechanisms that may effectively prevent bribery of public officials and support companies’ efforts to resist bribery and extortion.

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