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NEW job vacancy: Project Manager Basel AML Index, Basel

The Basel Institut is looking for a motivated, internationally minded Project Manager to join our ICAR team and manage and further develop the Basel AML Index.

NEW job vacancy: HR Assistant (20-40%), Basel

The Basel Institut is looking for a motivated, internationally minded HR Assistant to join our administration team, managed by the Head of Operations, to handle a variety of personnel and related administrative duties.

The Basel Institute in the news

Swiss institute: Peru corruption could reach billions. After helping Peru recover some $77 million from Swiss accounts linked to former spy chief Vladimiro Montesinos, the Basel Institute on Governance is now supporting the country’s judicial system in “the most complex...

New: Expert Edition Plus – dataset analysis of FATF Mutual Evaluation

The Basel Institute is now offering a highly detailed and comparative analysis of the FATF Mutual Evaluation Reports as an additional service to the Expert Edition of the Basel AML Index.

Launch of train-the-trainer programme on financial investigation and asset recovery in Tanzania

From 16 to 20 January 2017, experts from the Basel Institute’s International Centre for Asset Recovery (ICAR) conducted the first training workshop in the Train-the-Trainer programme for the Prevention and Combatting of Corruption Bureau (PCCB) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Global conference on countering money laundering and digital currencies

From 16 to 18 January 2017, more than 400 financial investigators from money laundering, cybercrime and financial intelligence units met with experts in asset recovery and relevant private sector representatives at the Global conference on countering money laundering and digital currencies in Do...

NEW job vacancy: Deputy or Co-Director for Public Financial Management Program, Peru

The Basel Institute on Governance has been mandated by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) to act as Implementing Agency for a multi-year Program aimed at improving the capacity of subnational governments in Peru to manage their public finances in an effective and transparent...

Media Release: Singapore found to have ineffective measures to fight money laundering, despite strong legislation

Singapore demonstrates a strong anti-money laundering (AML) legislative framework but shows significant weaknesses in its effective implementation, according to a recent review by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).

Launch of e-learning course on “Operational Analysis”

Analyzing suspicious financial activities is a key function of Financial Intelligence Units (FIUs). To enhance the capacity of FIUs worldwide, the International Centre for Asset Recovery (ICAR) in cooperation with the Egmont Group of Financial Intelligence Units has developed an e-learning course...

Media release: Basel Institute, Europol and Interpol establish working group on money laundering with digital currencies

Today (9 September 2016), Europol, INTERPOL, and the Basel Institute on Governance have formalised the establishment of a tripartite partnership for a working group on money laundering with digital currencies. The working group will aim to gather, analyse and exchange non-operational information...

Ugandan Inspector General of Government stresses importance of recovering stolen assets

At the opening ceremony of the second Financial Investigations and Asset Recovery training workshop in Uganda during August 2016, the Inspector General of Government, Lady Justice Irene Mulyagonja, emphasised the importance of hitting those convicted of corruption where it hurts most: in additio...

Learn more about our 2015 operational highlights (Annual Report 2015)

2015 has been a year with many changes for our Institute. We have grown rapidly, more than doubling our staff and increasing our annual operating budget by around 60%. We have also considerably revised our operational strategy and further expanded our thematic reach.