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Gulnara Karimova, the princess fallen from grace

Gulnara Karimova, daughter of former President of Uzbekistan has led many lives. Once called the “Uzbek princess”, she has been a pop singer, fashion designer, owner of scents and gem brands and UN ambassador until her fall from grace in...
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10 principles to stop stolen assets ending up in the EU

Europe is awash with the stolen wealth of kleptocrats, but there is no system for confiscating and returning this loot. We call for a system underpinned by these 10 principles.  EU countries are a favourite destination for the assets of corrupt...
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According to TechJury, an average person in 2020 spends 2 hours and 24 minutes per day on social media. That’s around 72 hours per month. We take in content from our loved ones, from influencers, from companies wanting to sell us new products, but...
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Why the EU needs to rethink its approach to asset recovery

Rifaat al-Assad, the uncle of Syrian President Bashar al–Assad, is the latest kleptocrat brought to justice in Europe. Last month a French Court found him guilty of money laundering and embezzling public funds and sentenced him to...
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Call for tenders Production of a short animated video

Fighting kleptocrats & dirty money: high time for the EU to act Application deadline: Friday 7 August 2020  (NB this is a revised, expanded call for tenders which replaces the call issued on 11 June, which was for script-writing...