The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and non-U.S. based non-governmental (NGOs)/non-profit organizations or Educational Institutions for a grant to implement a program entitled “Development of Anti-Corruption and AML Tools to Identify Unexplained Wealth Held by Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs).”

By supporting the development of a comprehensive global PEPs database, or network of databases, the State Department intends to promote the ability of public and private stakeholders to combat corruption and money laundering. This database would help these stakeholders comply with existing regulations and hold malign actors accountable for their corrupt activity.

This database will also promote transparency by providing public information to civil society and ensure reports on official corruption would remain available to the public. The transnational nature of the database would limit opportunities for PEPs to use ill-gotten assets outside of their own country... more

Deadline: Aug 14, 2020