Illicit Financial FlowsDisplaying results 1 - 10 of 18
First-ever official data on illicit financial flows now available
8 Jun 2023
UNCTAD and its partners continue to work with several developing countries to produce official data on selected types of illicit financial flows.
UN project supports Egypt to measure illicit financial flows
29 Nov 2022
The country is striving to unlock more resources for sustainable development by tracking and tackling illicit financial flows.
Counting the cost of illicit financial flows
14 Nov 2022
UNCTAD, UNODC and their partners have developed tools and methods that are supporting 22 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America track selected illicit financial flows.
Testing new guidelines for measuring illicit financial flows in Africa and Asia
19 Jan 2022
UNCTAD and UN regional commissions are piloting new methods for tallying the cross-border movement of money that is illicit in origin, transfer or use.
Tackling the data gap in the fight against illicit financial flows
6 Apr 2021
UNCTAD is working with national statistical offices to better measure the scale of illegal movements of money across borders to inform firmer policy action.
UNCTAD, UNECA help African countries measure illicit financial flows
16 Feb 2021
The project and related guidelines will support interested African countries to assess the types of illicit financial flows relevant to their national contexts.
Curbing illicit financial flows to finance sustainable development in Africa
21 Oct 2020
By Paul Akiwumi, Director of Division for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
How Africa can curb illicit financial flows to strengthen economies post COVID-19
9 Oct 2020
By Paul Akiwumi, Director for Africa and Least Developed Countries, UNCTAD
Mineral tracking tool helps Zambia combat illicit financial flows
1 Oct 2020
An UNCTAD data evaluation tool helps the southern African nation recover an additional $1 million in export dues from mining companies in one year.
Africa could gain $89 billion annually by curbing illicit financial flows
28 Sep 2020
UNCTAD’s Economic Development in Africa Report 2020 says stopping illicit capital flight could almost cut in half the annual financing gap of $200 billion that the continent faces to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.