Measuring illicit financial flows in Asia-Pacific

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

Project documents

Call for expression of interest to participate in pilot activities

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