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PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN JERSEY AND MOZAMBIQUE LEADS TO RECOVERY OF STOLEN FUNDS.

In a landmark achievement in the fight against corruption, Jersey and Mozambique have signed an Memorandum of Understanding for the return of GBP 829,500 (approximately MZN 66 million or USD 1 million) in proceeds of corruption which were hidden in a Jersey trust by a former high-level public official. The agreement for the return of …

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WEBINAR: THE ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING AND COUNTER FINANCING OF TERRORISM PRINCIPLES UNDERPINNING THE NEW RULES: WALKING THE FINE LINES BETWEEN CONFIDENTIAL AND REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

The African Center for Governance, Asset Recovery, and Sustainable Development is pleased to aid the facilitation of the webinar on ‘The Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism Principles Underpinning the New Rules: Walking the Fine Lines Between Confidential and Regulatory Compliance’ scheduled held today, 22nd March 2024 by 11:00 am. The session was organized …

WEBINAR: THE ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING AND COUNTER FINANCING OF TERRORISM PRINCIPLES UNDERPINNING THE NEW RULES: WALKING THE FINE LINES BETWEEN CONFIDENTIAL AND REGULATORY COMPLIANCE Read More »

The Anti- Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism Principles Underpinning the New Rules: Walking the Fine Lines between Confidentiality and Regulatory Compliance by Juliet Ibekaku – Nwagwu

The Money Laundering (Prohibition and Prevention) MLPP Act 2022 included Legal Practitioners in the categories of persons under the Designated Non-Financial Businesses and Professions (DNFBPs) that are saddled with AML/CFT obligations. It is against this background that the new Rules of Professional Conduct for Legal Practitioners (RPC) was passed in 2023.As such, this webinar aims …

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JOB VACANCY!

The African Center for Governance, Asset Recovery and Sustainable Development (otherwise known as “the African Center”) is an independent, civil society organization which works with national governments, international and regional organizations, as well as non-governmental organizations to promote good governance, sustainable development, and the rule of law. ROLE: Program Assistant– Research and Administration LOCATION: WUSE 2, …

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Interview with Juliet Ibekakwu Nwagwu by GSDEC.

The Executive Director of the African Center for Governance, Asset Recovery, Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu, a PhD candidate at the University of Sussex, is interviewed for the Global South Dialogue on Economic Crime. The conversation was conducted at the Global South Dialogue on Economic Crime Symposium on Financial Crime, which took place on January 17–19, 2024. Juliet …

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AFRICAN CENTER CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2024, “Inspire Inclusion”.

Today, we honour the resilience, strength, and achievements of women worldwide. At the African Center for Governance, Asset Recovery and Sustainable Development, we recognize the invaluable contributions of women in the fight against corruption and injustice. This year’s theme, “Inspire Inclusion,” resonates with our mission. We recognize that true progress in combating corruption can only …

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Join the conversation on the Role of Leadership in Delisting of Nigeria from the FATF Grey List with Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu, Founder, African Center for Governance, Asset Recovery and Sustainable Development (the African Center ).

To participate, click and register on: https://lnkd.in/eRF-4Mb4 The African Center for Governance, Asset Recovery, and Sustainable Development (“the African Center”) is an independent, civil society organization headquartered in Abuja, Nigeria. The African Center collaborates with national governments, international and regional organizations, and non-governmental organizations to promote good governance, sustainable development, and the rule of law. Read …

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The 21st International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC).

JOIN US AT THE IACC The African Center will participate in the 21st iteration of Transparency International’s International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) scheduled for 18–21 June 2024 in Vilnius, Lithuania. The IACC is the most independent international conference dedicated to combating corruption, which is held every two years. Since 1983, the IACC has gathered together journalists, business …

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Transparency International Publishes Global Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2023

The 2023 Transparency International’s annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) was released in January 2024, with 180 countries and territories assessed on a scale from 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). The 2023 CPI showed that over two-thirds of nations scored below 50. The global average is 43, reflecting a lack of progress or regression …

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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA REPATRIATES OVER $20 MILLION IN ASSETS STOLEN BY FORMER NIGERIAN DICTATOR.