In 2020, the UNODC Data Development and Dissemination Section and UNODC ROSEAP, together with ESCAP and UNCTAD, have started a new follow-up project on measuring Illicit Financial Flows in Asia-Pacific. Along the lines of the previous project implemented in Latin America the objective of this project is to implement the existing guidelines to measure illicit financial flows associated with criminal activities and illicit tax-related and commercial practices. Countries in the region are invited to submit a call for expression of interest (see link below) to participate in pilot activities, which will start at the beginning of 2021.
Project duration: July 2020 - December 2022
Project partners: UNODC, UNCTAD, ESCAP
Pilot countries: Nepal, Bangladesh, Viet Nam, Maldives, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan
Project funding: UNDESA
26 May 2021 - Kick-off meeting of pilot activities for measuring illicit financial flows in Asia-Pacific countries Venue: online meeting
22 September 2020 - Asia-Pacific Stats Cafe series: Estimating the size of illicit financial flows: Strengthening national capacity to monitor SDG target 16.4 Venue: online webinar
Call for expression of interest to participate in pilot activities