Corruption is one of the primary facilitators of refugee smuggling. In order to fight this crime, and help refugees safely realise their rights, the international community must understand the intricate connections between corruption and refugee smuggling.
24 September 2015 - At the 2015 Global Investigations Review awards, the OECD collected the prize for the "most important investigations development" category. The OECD was given the award in recognition of its tireless work promoting foreign bribery enforcement around the world.
Vast amounts are lost to illicit financial flows, including tax evasion, money laundering, bribery and corruption. These crimes threaten the strategic, political and economic interests of both developed and developing countries. In a world of limited resources and increasing complexity, it is essential for government authorities to work closely together in a “whole of government” approach to best address these challenges.
Financial crime is one of the greatest threats to the economic and social well‑being of people living in all countries. Illicit financial activities such as tax evasion, corruption, terrorist financing, computer fraud, money laundering and other financial crimes are a global problem demanding a global response.
There are concrete steps that can be taken in achieving a culture of integrity. To achieve this, we work with countries to adopt a whole-of-society approach. That means all stakeholders, public, private and civil society, must work together to make it happen.
Fighting Illicit Financial Flows: Are Partnerships and Policy Coherence the keys to success?
This project supports Ukraine in its fight against corruption with a view to to strengthening the country's legal and institutional capacity to effectively detect, investigate and prosecute high-profile and complex corruption.
Israël ne prend pas suffisamment l’initiative de détecter les actes corruption transnationale et d’ouvrir des enquêtes dans ce domaine, les autorités du pays n’ayant engagé aucune poursuite sous ce chef d’inculpation ces 7 dernières années, en dépit des 14 allégations de corruption transnationale portées à l’encontre d’individus et d’entreprises israéliens.
Le Groupe de travail de l’OCDE sur la corruption publiera son rapport sur les efforts réalisés par Israël pour lutter contre la corruption le mercredi 24 juin à 11h00, heure de Paris.
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This cross-country report analyses the legislation on liability of legal persons for corruption and its enforcement in Eastern Europe and Central Asia, highlighting national practices that may be promoted as good practice. While it focuses on 25 countries participating in the Anti-Corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ACN), examples from OECD countries are also included.