News

March 2017

The spring 2016 edition of the Ethical Boardroom magazine features an article by the Basel Institute’s International Centre for Collective Action Programme Officer, William Nero, on tackling corruption by way of Collective Action.

September 2018

TRACE has named the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) its 2015 Innovator in Anti-Bribery Compliance, in recognition of its efforts to create an industry-wide compliance culture through collective action in the maritime industry.

September 2017

The Government of Panama, together with Basel Institute on Governance, announces the establishment of the country’s first High Level Reporting Mechanism (HLRM), in Panama City.

June 2017

Experts of the Basel Institute have written an article on the topic of "Doing business in high-risk countries" published in the World Finance edition of March/April 2015. http://www.worldfinance.com/magazine (page 158-159). The article refers, amongst other, to the Basel AML Index, which represents a country-risk ranking tool developed by the Basel Institute and serves to assist in analysing country risks regarding money laundering and terrorism financing. 

January 2016

Experts from the Basel Institute’s International Centre for Collective Action (ICCA) were in Kigali, Rwanda on 25-27 January to support the country’s Office of the Ombudsman in developing Collective Action strategies for public-private sector cooperation to tackle corruption.

February 2015

The Basel Institute on Governance is organizing a panel in the upcoming 5th World Sustainability Forum http://sciforum.net/conference/wsf-5

Panel title: The elusive search for sustainable anti-corruption strategies: what have we overlooked?

September 2015

In the context of the programme of work of the Basel Institute's International Centre for Collective Action (ICCA) we have publised a new report, as part of the Basel Institute's Working Paper Series, on High Level Reporting Mechanisms in Colombia and Ukraine (Working Paper 19) authored by Frédéric Wehrle. Frédéric Wehrle was on secondment from the Organisation for Economic Cooperaiton and Development (OECD) to the ICCA/Basel Institute during the first half of 2014 in his capacity as Senior Policy Analyst of the OECD  Anti-Corruption Division. 

 

March 2018

The Government of Panama will evaluate the implementation of a High Level Reporting Mechanism (HLRM), through a pilot project in collaboration with the Basel Institute on Governance and the British Embassy in Panama. Mark Pieth and Gemma Aiolfi of the Basel Institute met with Vice President Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado and several government ministers on Wednesday, 11 February 2015, to discuss the HLRM and its corruption prevention capacities, overall function and potential application within the Panamanian context.

August 2015

William Nero examines the importance of top-level commitment in driving a collaborative and sustained fight against corruption in this article from the Summer 2015 edition of Ethical Boardroom magazine.

June 2018

Gönenç Gürkaynak, Esq., the managing partner of ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law, presented the findings of TUSİAD's report titled "Business Perspectives on Corruption: Perception and Recommendations" on November 26th, 2014 in TUSİAD's seminar on Business Perspectives on Corruption: Perception and Recommendations.

August 2015

The Basel Institute on Governance - together with its partners, the United Nations Global Compct and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Developement (OECD) - has been awarded a three-year funding of nearly USD 4 milion under the second funding round of the Siemens Integrity Initiative to support the continous development of the B20 Collective Action Hub as well as the High Level Reporting Mechanism in G20 countries in a project entitled "Scaling up anti-corruption Collective Action: B20 Hub on Anti-Corruption Collective Action."

February 2015

The Basel Institute on Governance is pleased to announce the opening of registrations for its upcoming "Workshop on Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods on Corruption and their Application" to be held on 20-22 April 2015 in Basel, Switzerland.

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