Online training for civil society in Mozambique: 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 Mozambique and abroad.

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

End: Friday, October 16, 2020, 1.00 pm CAT

Day 1: Corruption and offshore finance (Oct. 28, 2.00 – 5.00 pm CAT)

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 Mozambique (Oct. 29, 10.00 am – 3.00 pm CAT)

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

Day 3: Sanctions and CSO security (Oct. 30, 10.00 am – 1.00 pm CAT)

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:

  • Margarida Bandeira de Lima, Senior Asset Recovery Specialist, Basel Institute on Governance
  • Pedro Gomes Pereira, Freelance Consultant and Advisor, Financial Transparency Advisors GmbH
  • Agatino Camarda, Executive Director & Co-Founder, Civil Forum for Asset Recovery

To participate in the online training, please sign up here: https://forms.gle/oaBa5HaehExvRs6G7

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