Asset recovery tools are integral to combatting corruption, organised crime, sanctions evasion and other profit-motivated crimes. However, in many states, the range of asset recovery tools available to law enforcement and criminal justice agencies is limited. 

This quick guide examines the established good practices in asset recovery legislation as well as less conventional, broader measures. It shows how states can widen their asset recovery toolkit and increase the potential for asset recovery success. 

The aim of the project is to influence the behavior of business leaders, government representatives and students across the Gulf Region. It works through education and incentivization, and by building a local community that is sharing good integrity practices, leading the way in the implementation of better standards, and actively encouraging others to do so. The project is developing practical tools to be implemented by companies, particularly first-time adopters of such higher levels of integrity and transparency.

The project has three key objectives:

The project aimed to enforce a “Healthcare Integrity System” in the Italian healthcare sector to improve the national healthcare sector’s efficiency and to reduce the risk of corruption through transparency, integrity and accountability. The project aimed to increase the awareness of corruption, educate and train, and implement and test innovative anti-corruption tools and organizational models through Collective Action initiatives with hospitals, Local Health Authorities (LHA), civil society and companies.

The main objectives of the project were to:

The Indian business community practices a multitude of anticorruption initiatives in silos. The Center encourages a shared focus among the business stakeholders in India and provide a platform for greater coordination, thereby increasing the reach and impact of business initiatives.

Essentially, the Center aims to:

This project aims to sensitise the business sector and society in general to problems associated with corruption. It addresses the advantages of early identification of corruption risks, and the implementation of internal and external policies and actions to promote transparency and to fight corruption.

General objectives:

  • Develop a collective initiative in order to prevent corruption and promote transparency.
  • Promote and share values ​​of integrity, accountability and transparency.

Specific objectives:

The project aimed to enhance companies’ knowledge of how UNCAC can make a difference in their daily work both internally and in their interaction with public counterparts, and to encourage the business community to turn their anti-corruption commitments into action by bringing their integrity programs in line with the universal principles of UNCAC.

The project also sought to support educational institutions that they have a role to play in preparing the next generation of public and business leaders for the challenge of making ethical decisions.

This was achieved by:

Maala concentrated its efforts on promoting and encouraging a culture of ethics and integrity in the Israeli business community. Rather than treating ethics and integrity as only a technical compliance issue, it was approached more comprehensively as a human-behaviour and corporate culture issue in order to bring about behavioural change.

Main activities: