Basel Institute on Governance Joins the Task Force

July 6th, 2009

The Basel Institute on Governance’s International Centre for Asset Recovery (ICAR) joined the Task Force today!  From the release:

The Basel Institute on Governance is an independent non-profit think tank dedicated to research, policy development, consulting and capacity development in the areas of corporate, public and global governance. Created in 2006, the International Centre for Asset Recovery (ICAR) of the Basel Institute assists developing countries in building capacities and setting-up necessary procedures and institutions to more effectively make use of international legal assistance in criminal matters for the purpose of recovering stolen assets. A primary goal of ICAR is to support countries in implementing the provisions of Chapter V on asset recovery of the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). ICAR provides advice and assistance and may act as a facilitator, coach or mentor in international asset recovery cases. The Centre conducts applied research on advanced techniques and developments on asset recovery matters by using various tools, such as surveys and case studies.

You can read the rest of the release here

Written by Clark Gascoigne

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