The panel discussion was aimed at promoting issues on dedicating the use of recovered assets for finance for development initiatives in line with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s). The event brought together a range of stakeholders involved in the asset recovery and return process to discuss how assets can be mobilised, support remediating victims of corruption - individuals in the victim state - to finance targeted development and poverty reduction projects in line with the needs and interests of the victims of corruption.
Panelist for the side event includes:
- Gretta Fenner, Managing Director, Basel Institute for Governance
- Maryam Uwais, Special Adviser to Social Investment Programme, President Mohammed Buhari
- David Ugolor, Executive Director, Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ)
- Fatima Kanji, Research and Policy Manager, International State Crime Initiative (ISCI), Queen Mary University of London
Moderator: Gillian Dell, International Coordinator, UNCAC Coalition