Online training for civil society in Kenya: Asset recovery and sanctions

Civil society has an extensive role to play in asset recovery; from helping to identify cases where public assets have been stolen, to campaigning against legal loopholes that allow for illicit financial flows, to monitoring the use of returned assets.

Join our three-day online training to learn more about investigations, asset recovery, and sanctions, as well as to discuss potential advocacy opportunities in these areas in Kenya.

Start: Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 2.00 pm EAT

End: Friday, October 16, 2020, 1.30 pm EAT

Day 1: Corruption and offshore finance (Oct. 14, 2.00 – 5.00 pm EAT)

We will look at the most common ways kleptocrats use to hide their money offshore, explore the basics of financial investigations, including how to maximise the use of access to information legislation.

Day 2: Asset recovery worldwide and in Kenya (Oct. 15, 10.00 am – 5.00 pm EAT)

Second day will offer an overview of the most sucessful global, as well as regional asset recovery practices and cases, with a number of expert guest speakers.

Day 3: Sanctions and CSO security (Oct. 15, 10.00 am – 1.30 pm EAT)

During the third day, participants will learn about and discuss how sanctions are being used to fight corruption and advance asste recovery, as well as about safety and security of civil society work.

Guest speakers:

  • David Ugolor, Executive Director, Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice
  • Samuel Kimeu, Executive Director, Africa’s Voices
  • Simon Marsh, Senior Investigation Specialist, Basel Institute on Governance
  • Titus Ogalo, Programme Coordinator, TI Kenya

To participate in the online training, please sign up here: https://forms.gle/WjBMxVykacYiXct7A

Following your registration, you will be emailed an access link and a detailed agenda.