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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.

The Global Fund is an international financing institution that seeks to accelerate the end of AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics. The Geneva based organization has selected the Basel Institute on Governance to serve as Integrity Monitor for the procurement of long-lasting insecticide nets (LLINs) financed by the Global Fund.

The Collective Action Initiative for the Metals Technology Industry (MTI) brings together the three leading companies in the metals technology industry Danieli & C. Officine Meccaniche SpA, Primetals Technologies Limited and SMS GmbH. The International Centre for Collective Action (ICCA) at the Basel Institute has accompanied the MTI since its inception in 2013, and has been working with the group to improve and develop their anti-corruption programs. The ICCA acts as the chair and facilitator to the MTI group and supports this important step.

The Basel Institute’s head of compliance, corporate governance and collective action talks to Ruth Green of the International Bar Association about anti-corruption programmes, the Panama Papers leaks, and what companies can do to better manage and mitigate risks.

2015 has been a year with many changes for our Institute. We have grown rapidly, more than doubling our staff and increasing our annual operating budget by around 60%. We have also considerably revised our operational strategy and further expanded our thematic reach. The changes are reflective of global developments and our own institutional learning, after more than 12 years of attempting to contribute to global efforts to reduce corruption and enhance governance.

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