Global Financial Integrity

 

Illicit Financial Flows

Free-For-All Zones: The Case of Dubai

Global Financial Integrity (GFI) was proud to contribute to the July 2020 report ‘Dubai’s Role in Facilitating Corruption and Global Illicit Financial Flows’ from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. The contribution, Chapter 3 of the report,...

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Special ACFCS/GFI Webinar Series: Inside the Illicit Gold Trade – Using Financial Tools and Public Policy to Fight Money Laundering

By Brian Monroe, VP – Content Development, Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists This piece was originally published on July 6th, 2020 by the Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists and is reposted with permission.  When it...

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A Link in the Chain: Harnessing Blockchain for Trade Integrity 

By Andrew Peters In March 2020, Global Financial Integrity (GFI) estimated a lower bound of US$8.7 trillion in value gaps identified in trade between 135 developing countries and 36 advanced economies over the ten-year period 2008-2017. This...

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Trade Integrity and Solutions to Covid-19

Over the last couple of weeks, the rate of Covid-19 infections has flattened in most of the Global North, while the opposite has happened in the Global South. Indeed, according to data from the World Health Organization...

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Out of Sight: Wildlife Trafficking Responses in Colombia

Cocora Valley, Colombia

by Abby Guen Operating in the Colombian forests and discreetly crossing borders are traffickers of an exotic good, generating millions of dollars a year in illicit profits: wildlife. As one of the world’s most biodiverse countries, Colombia’s...

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Remittances and Transparency in Government Reporting

Photo by Alistair MacRobert on Unsplash

By Julia Yansura and Laura Porras Today, June 16th marks the International Day of Family Remittances, dedicated to recognizing the contributions of the international migrants who send over US$550 billion home to developing countries each year. And...

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Sudan Speaks: Surveys Reveal Voices of Hope

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 8, 2019: Demonstration in front of US Capitol Building calling for civilian rule in Sudan - man holds Sudan flag

As part of its new report ‘Sudan and Trade Integrity,’ Global Financial Integrity (GFI) worked with a contractor to conduct surveys with Sudanese thought leaders in Sudan. The surveys were conducted in March 2020 by phone with...

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How Uganda’s New Director of Public Prosecutions Can Tackle Corruption and Illicit Financial Flows

Kampala Uganda by Sarine Arslanian on Shuttershock

With a new head of prosecutions, Uganda has the chance to crack down on organized criminal networks that have made Uganda a safe haven for illicit activity. On April 24, 2020, Ugandan President Museveni appointed Hon. Justice...

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