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December 2017

El Programa GFP Subnacional de la Cooperación Suiza - SECO implementado por el Basel Institute on Governance y el Organismo Supervisor de las Contrataciones del Estado (OSCE) trabajaron en conjunto para brindar el curso: “Ejecución Contractual en Bienes y Servicios” en el Gobierno Regional de Apurímac.

October 2017

The Basel Institute has recently published its letter of commitment to the UN Global Compact and its Ten Principles. The Basel Institute has partnered with UNGC since 2013 in support of our shared goal of combating corruption. The letter of commitment is the Basel Institute’s second Communication on Engagement and describes activities and outcomes of our efforts in support of the UN Global Compact Principles, and in particular its tenth principle on corruption, from November 2015 through October 2017.

November 2017

The President of the Basel Institute on Governance, Professor Mark Pieth, together with his long-standing friend and renown expert Fritz Heimann, who is a founder of Transparency International (TI) and still on TI’s Advisory Council, have just released their new book: “Confronting Corruption – Past Concerns, Present Challenges and Future Strategies.” The book looks back as far as the end of the Cold War when the first inroads were made in creating a global anti-corruption movement; it analyzes the movement’s depth in outreach and impact since then as it has led to the creation of anti-corr

October 2017

Graña y Montero, a Lima based group of engineering and infrastructure service companies operating in five countries in Latin America, announced last week the formation of its new external advisory council in matters of Corporate Governance, Ethics and Compliance. 

The company has appointed three outstanding professionals with expertise in legal strategy, business and international compliance to contribute to the Board's management on corporate governance and strategic business issues, and to support the tasks of the Risk and Compliance Committee.

December 2017

In conversation with Professor Mark Pieth, President of the Basel Institute and Meinhard Remberg, Chief Representative of SMS on the opportunities, risks, and success factors of anti-corruption Collective Action. Watch below to find out more (in German):

August 2017

We invite you to look back on our operational highlights in 2016. It was another exciting and eventful year during which we successfully advanced our multifaceted and integrated initiatives in promoting good governance and combating financial crimes together with our partners around the world.

Learn more about our impact stories by downloading our Annual Report 2016.

July 2017

The Corporate Governance Capacity Building Initiative for Malaysian SMEs, an effort of the Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM) in conjunction with the Basel Institute on Governance (BIoG) kicked off with a half–day conference on "stepping up corporate governance and anti-corruption practices", specifically in the SME sector on 20 July 2017. It focused on the importance of SMEs, the backbone of the Malaysian economy, to take ownership of compliance and corporate governance to ensure sustained competitiveness on the global market.

November 2017

This is what the authors of a new book on “Confronting Corruption”, Basel Institute Chairman Mark Pieth and TI co-founder Fritz Heimann, argue. Their chronicle of global anti-corruption evolution provides a realistic assessment of the present state of affairs of anti-corruption efforts by critically evaluating what existing anticorruption programs and treaties have accomplished and documenting their shortcomings, while developing an action agenda for the next decade.

July 2017

On 20 July 2017, the Basel Institute on Governance in cooperation with Nestor Advisors, UK will organise a half-day conference in Kuala Lumpur on issues and challenges faced by both SMEs and non SMEs in inculcating good governance and compliance in their respective industry. The overall aim of this conference is to accelerate and make governance and compliance more effective in organisations in Malaysia, especially, in the SME sector.

October 2017

An anti-corruption Collective Action initiative led by MACN and BSR and supported by Governance Latam has made significant strides in reducing corruption risks in the ship clearance process in Argentina. Previously, a lack of regulatory clarity has opened doors to discretionary requests for facilitation payments in the amount of several thousand USD on average per ship. A new resolution passed just now as a result of the efforts of this multistakeholder initiative has led to a new control system that will significantly reduce these risks.

December 2017

Listen to the keynote speech of Professor Mark Pieth, Chairman of the Basel Institute, at the DICO Forum Compliance 2017. The speech was held on the occasion of the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Basel Institute and the German Institute for Compliance (DICO) in June 2017. Read more

 

 

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