Media reports on the IFFs Research Workshop held in Accra, Ghana


Below are some links to news items on the  IFFs research workshop held in Accra, Ghana: https://www.myjoyonline.com/business/2018/March-9th/isser-partners-top-institutions-to-find-better-methods-of-tracking-illicit-financial-flows.php http://www.ghananewsagency.org/economics/expert-advocates-domestic-resource-mobilisation-to-speed-development-129648 https://www.ghanagrio.com/news/422741-gra-calls-for-stronger-collaboration-between-academia-and-industry.html  

Research Workshop on Commodity Trade-related Illicit Financial Flows Conducted in Accra, Ghana


On Thursday 8th March 2018, a research seminar on “Improving Resource Governance to Finance Development: Curbing Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs)” was held at Alisa Hotel in Accra. It was organized by the Institute for Statistical Social Economic Research (ISSER) in collaboration with Centre on Conflict, Development and Peace Building (CCDP), Graduate Institute of International and … Continue reading Research Workshop on Commodity Trade-related Illicit Financial Flows Conducted in Accra, Ghana

Research reflections from the project team during kick-off event, October 30-31st 2017


On October 30-31st 2017, the project applicants and senior researchers gathered for the first time at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva to discuss our research plans for the first phase of the project (2017-20). The main objective was to discuss each work package’s research plan in order to develop a shared … Continue reading Research reflections from the project team during kick-off event, October 30-31st 2017

Public Event: Deterring corruption and improving commodities trading transparency


Speaking at the Graduate Institute on 18 January, leading anti-corruption expert Daniel Kaufmann called for greater research into high-level corruption in the natural resources sector. “We have a major challenge on our hands” said Mr Kaufmann, who is President and CEO of the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI). Launching the Resource Governance Index, he noted that … Continue reading Public Event: Deterring corruption and improving commodities trading transparency

Research project on illicit financial flows getting attention from public sector in Lao PDR


Photo: Attendees of research seminar at Mercure Hotel in Vientiane Capital, Laos. On Monday, 22nd January 2018, a research seminar on “Improving Resource Governance to Finance Development: Curbing Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs)” was held at Mercure Hotel in Vientiane, organized by Centre for Macroeconomic Policy and Economic Restructuring (CMER) of Laos National Institute for Economic … Continue reading Research project on illicit financial flows getting attention from public sector in Lao PDR