FAST-TRACKING UNCAC - Events and activities

Upcoming events

03-04 May 2021- South Africa

Training workshop on risk-based verification of asset disclosures for Ethics Officers in South Africa

                                                                                               

                                    

06 May 2021- South Africa

Regional Validation Workshop on Scrutiny of Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) and Beneficial Ownership

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FAST-TRACKING UNCAC EVENTS

SOUTH AMERICA AND MEXICO PLATFORM

26 February 2021 - Bolivia (online)

Workshop on the Liability of Legal Persons and the Adequacy of Corporate Compliance Systems

The objective of the workshop was to support Bolivia to strengthen the regulation of the liability of legal persons while promoting corporate compliance. To that end, UNODC presented international standards and good practices. South-South cooperation was fostered through the participation of the prosecution service of Chile.

25 February 2021 - Bolivia (online)

Workshop on Systems of Integrity and Transparency in the context of COVID-19 and the Management of Asset Declarations

The objective of the workshop was to support Bolivia to strengthen the national system of integrity and transparency, particularly under the context of COVID-19. South-South cooperation was fostered through a panel on the management of asset declarations with the participation of Colombia, Peru and Mexico.

 

12 and 19 January 2021 - Santiago, Chile (online)

Capacity Building Programme on the development and implementation of National Anti-Corruption Strategies

The objective of the programme was to provide capacity building on the standards set forth by the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) and the development and implementation of national strategies to fight corruption. The workshops was addressed to public officials in charge of compiling information nation-wide for the design of the National Anti-Corruption Strategy of the Comptroller Office of Chile.

14 December 2020 - Bolivia

Webinar on anti-corruption in public procurement

Given that serious and sophisticated crime is frequently committed by companies and corporations through or under the cover of legal entities, UNCAC requires States to establish measures to allow for corporate liability for participation in corruption offences. This forum will explore the international standards to regulate the liability of legal persons and the different regimes of Latin American countries.
Propuesta Conversatorio (PDF); Programación Conversatorio Compliance (PDF)

26 and 27 November 2020 - Peru

Regional online workshop on legal entities liability and the adequacy of corporate compliance systems in the light of COVID-19 in South America and Mexico

Countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, México, Perú, Paraguay, Uruguay

The workshop will focus of the thematic area II of the Regional Platform: the liability of legal entities with emphasis on the adequacy of corporate compliance systems. The objective of the workshop is to set the ground for the development of a comparative study on the liability regimes adopted by the countries of the Regional Platform and the compliance systems thus established, including challenges, experiences and good practices.
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30 October 2020 - Uruguay

Workshop on the Prevention of Corruption in the Private Sector
The workshop was organized jointly by the Board of Transparency and Public Ethics (JUTEP) of Uruguay and UNODC. The workshop specifically focuses on thematic area II of the Regional Platform: the responsibility of legal entities with an emphasis on the adaptation of corporate compliance systems. ... more

15 September 2020 - online

Webinar on whistleblower protection in partnership with Bogota Chamber of Commerce and the International Chamber of Commerce – Chapter Colombia

7 and 12 August 2020 - online

Ethics and Integrity to Combat Corruption in the Context of COVID-19 in Ecuador
Two webinars on “Ethics and Integrity to Combat Corruption in the context of COVID-19” were delivered by UNODC for 882 agents of the Metropolitan Transit Agency (AMT) of the Municipality of Quito


SOUTH EAST ASIA PLATFORM

19 to 21 April 2021 - Bangkok, Thailand

Training on Prevention of Corruption Best Practices and Innovative Tools

The training was organised in cooperation with the Training Academy of the National Anti-Corruption Commission and included the participation of executives from various Thai agencies.                                                                                                                       

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25 November 2020 - 14:00 to 17:20h (Thailand time) Southeast Asia/virtual

Digitalization Against Corruption: Webinar on the Role of Data Analytics in Preventing Corruption & Fraud in Southeast Asia

What role can emerging technologies play in the fight against corruption and fraud? … more


24 to 26 March 2021 - Vientiane, Lao PDR

Training on Corruption Investigations

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17 to 19 March 2021 - Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Training on Addressing Corruption Risks in Public Procurement

The training was organised in partnership with the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU). It focused on identifying corruption risks in each stage of public procurement process and the related preventative and mitigating measures.                                                                                       Agenda

29 September 2020 – online

Who is Hiding Corrupt Money?
Promoting Transparency of Beneficial Ownership in Southeast Asia
The latest in UNODC’s series of webinars on aspects of the implementation of the UNCAC in Southeast Asia, this upcoming session will bring experts and practitioners from across the region and elsewhere to discuss steps to enhance transparency of beneficial ownership.

SOUTHERN AFRICA PLATFORM

15 April 2021- South Africa

Regional Workshop on Inter-Agency Coordination (online)

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23 March 2021- South Africa

Virtual Workshop on Beneficial Ownership Transparency

Implementing Beneficial Ownership Transparency for anti-corruption and good governance in South Africa 

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10 March 2021 (online)

Virtual Workshop on Mutual Legal Assistance

 Regional workshop in Southern Africa to introduce the draft Toolkit on Mutual Legal Assistance 

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14 and 15 December 2020 - South Africa

Roundtable on Whistleblower Protection
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Date – potentially conducted online

Follow-up Roundtable for Civil Society Organizations contributing to Fast-Tracking UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) Implementation in Southern Africa


 

08 December 2020 – South Africa 

Webinar on anti-corruption in public procurement

The Workshop aims to share best practices and resources to advance public procurement reform through open contracting and beneficial ownership. Activities and collaboration between stakeholders to improve transparency and accountability of supply chain management in South Africa will be discussed. 

Register at: https://bit.ly/OC-South-Africa-workshop

03 December 2020 – South Africa 

National workshop on asset declaration

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12-15 October 2020 - Neelkanth Sarovar Hotel, Lusaka and online

Regional workshops for Zambia on interagency coordination and whistleblower protection.
By disclosing misdeeds whistleblower trigger successful corruption investigations, help save lives and public funds. The workshop on whistleblower protection concluded with agreeing on a way forward for Zambia to strengthen their whistleblower protection system and on the support UNODC can provide to this end.
Interagency coordination aims at increasing the cooperation among law enforcement agencies in charge of conducting investigations of corruption. The workshop aimed at agreeing on the way forward to establish a regular interagency coordination taskforce in #Zambia to strengthen financial investigations to identify, disrupt & dismantle corrupt networks.

EASTERN AFRICA PLATFORM