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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. 

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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

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.

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