News

April 2019

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.

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.

August 2016

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.

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.

March 2019

The report summarises findings from a series of events organised in 2015 by the International Criminal Court (ICC) in cooperation with the Principality of Liechtenstein and the Basel Institute's ICAR.

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. 

 

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.

May 2016

Our message to the Cameron Summit where heads of government are gathering today in London to discuss next steps in tackling corruption worldwide and where leaders from business and civil society are explaining why they believe more still needs to be done.

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."

April 2019

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.

July 2019

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.

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