News

March 2016

Gemma Aiolfi discussed Collective Action and High Level Reporting Mechanisms in Vol. 36, Issue 5 of the Thai Institute of Directors' (IOD) Boardroom Magazine.

August 2018

The International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA), partner organisation and Steering Committee member of the ICCA, is currently seeking to fill several open positions in its Laxenburg/Vienna offices. Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the IACA's vacancies page.

December 2014

At the recent celebration of the 10th anniversary of the UN Global Compact's 10th principle on anti-corruption in New York, the Basel Institute and UNGC have formally launched their partnership to develop and maintain the B20 Collective Action Hub. To mark this occasion, the two organisations jointly hosted a workshop on Collective Action, bringing together an impressive panel of experienced Collective Action practitioners from the private sector, business associations and NGOs.

September 2017

The Basel Institute on Governance and its International Centre for Collective Action (ICCA) will hold a conference entitled 'Collective Action: Going further together to counter corruption' on June 26-27 2014 at the University of Basel. The conference is part of the G20/B20 anti-corruption agenda aimed at identifying mechanisms that may effectively prevent bribery of public officials. 

November 2014

The Basel Institute on Governance, through its International Centre for Collective Action (ICCA), has been commissioned by the International Forum on Business Ethical Conduct for the Aerospace and Defence Industry (IFBEC) to conduct a comprehensive study on global offset practices.

August 2014

At the end of December 2013, the Independent Governance Committee (IGC) under the leadership of Prof. Mark Pieth formally completed its task of overseeing the FIFA reform process after more than two years of work.

October 2015

The 2014 edition is the third release of the Basel Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Index. First published in April 2012, it continues to be the only rating of country money laundering/terrorist financing risk by an independent non-profit institution.

March 2016

On Monday 26th November 2013, representatives from the World Economic Forum's Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI), the OECD, the Basel Institute on Governance, and Siemens discussed the need for businesses to use Collective Action in the fight against corruption. This was addressed on the occasion of the Fifth Conference of the State Parties (CoSP) to the United Nations Convention against Corruption, held in Panama City, Panama.

September 2017

In 2013 the Basel Institute on Governance looked back at its first ten years of operations with pride on the results achieved, and with continued enthusiasm and new ideas for future work. The establishment of the Basel Institute in 2003, with its initial focus on governance research and the promotion of anti-corruption industry standards, coincided with the adoption of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC).

October 2017

Ukraine has backed away from signing an agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development EBRD. Citing technical reasons, Ukraine was unable to sign the Anti-Corruption Initiative, which was to include an independent body being set up to examine complaints from companies working in Ukraine about their treatment from tax and customs officials and courts. Read more (on www.trust.org).

July 2014

In recognition of the Basel Institute on Governance having received the mandate from the B20 Task Force on Anti-Corruption and Transparency in June 2013 to host the B20 Collective Action Hub, working along with the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the two organisations have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), further reinforcing their collaboration in this endeavour.  Working in a spirit of cooperation and acknowledging the strengths and expertise of both parties, the MoU provides the framework whereby the two organisations will work to ensure that the B20 Collective Action Hu

January 2014

The B20 Task Force on Anti-Corruption and Transparency has awarded the establishment of the B20 Collective Action Hub to the Basel Institute on Governance, which will work on this in close partnership with the UN Global Compact. This comes at the same time as leading global companies from the energyand transport sector have agreed to establish a Working Group on Integrity to collaborate with the Basel Institute on anti-corruption Collective Action initiatives in those sectors.

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