Illicit financial flowsDisplaying results 1 - 10 of 22
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.
UNCTAD convenes second forum to ramp up fight against illicit trade
1 Sep 2022
The world loses more than $2 trillion annually due to illicit trade, which drains countries of valuable resources and impedes sustainable development.
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.
An inclusive COVID-19 recovery needs reliable and timely data
26 Jul 2021
UNCTAD helps strengthen international trade statisticians’ skills and capacity, for a continuous flow of high-quality statistics amid pandemic-induced disruptions to data supply.
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.
UN agencies finalize a framework to measure illicit financial flows
21 Dec 2020
Pilot projects are using the new framework to calculate the costs of illicit trade and business practices in Afghanistan, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Nigeria, Panama and Peru.
Export under invoicing in Africa concentrated in high-value, low-weight commodities, study shows
12 Nov 2020
Gold accounts for 77% of the $40 billion worth of under invoiced extractive commodity exports from Africa, according to UNCTAD research. Diamonds represent 12% and platinum 6%.