CSO Principles for accountable asset return

our work

We campaign against individuals and the structures that enable asset theft, we support cross-border civil society cooperation on asset recovery and we develop the expertise of civil society to be strong voices across the globe on asset theft
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Our strategy

Our 2016-2019 sets out the areas we will work on. Find out here how CiFAR supports civil society and journalists in fighting the theft of public assets

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Projects and Campaigns

We work to support civil society across the globe to be a strong and effective actor on stolen assets. Find out more about our projects and campaigns here.

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Country profiles

Read here about how countries around the world are addressing asset recovery and the biggest ongoing cases

What is cifar

We are a global civil society organisation fighting the theft of state assets

CiFAR’s vision is a world where public officials are unable to steal public money and hide it overseas. Our mission is to end cross-border corruption and to ensure transparency and accountability in asset recovery. We do this through supporting civil society across the globe to be a strong and effective actor on stolen assets. We provide civil society with the skills, knowledge and network to advocate, campaign and investigate cases where public and private officials are complicit in the illicit removal of public goods to private ownership across country borders. We also ensure that civil society can be an active voice in ensuring the return and monitoring the use of confiscated stolen assets. We campaign against individuals and the structures that enable asset theft, we support cross-border civil society cooperation on asset recovery and we develop the expertise of civil society to be strong voices across the globe on asset theft.

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