Asset recovery forum / Whistleblower support / Asia-Pacific call
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Global Forum on Asset Recovery. The inaugural Global Forum on Asset Recovery (GFAR) will be held in Washington, DC, December 4th to 6th, 2017, hosted by the United Kingdom and the United States with support from the Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR), an initiative of The World Bank and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.
Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative: http://star.worldbank.org/star/about-us/global-forum-asset-recovery-gfar
How China and the US are emboldening whistle-blowers in the fight against corporate corruption. Support from China's anti-corruption campaign and millions in rewards offered by America have seen a surge in whistle-blowers from the mainland and Hong Kong, encouraged in particular by the GSK case
Andy Rickman/South China Morning Post: http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2121681/how-china-and-us-are-emboldening-whistle-blowers-fight?utm_content=bufferc1688&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer
Calls for stronger anti-corruption drives in Asia-Pacific.Anti-corruption organizations in the Asia-Pacific region need to make efforts to materialize people's desire for a transparent society, said Pak Un-jong, chairwoman of the Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission (ACRC), which co-hosted the 9th Regional Anti-Corruption Conference of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) under the auspices of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Anti-Corruption Initiative for Asia-Pacific at the Millennium Seoul Hilton hotel.
Kim Rahn/The Korea Times: http://m.koreatimes.co.kr/phone/news/view.jsp?req_newsidx=239349