Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR): Short Form Proposal 2017-2019
Summary of publication
This proposal outlines the background of the StAR initiative, its structure and achievements to date. It also documents planned activities of the StAR initiative to be undertaken utilising Australia's contribution of AUD $1.52 million, including Australia's preference that funds be utilised to undertake activities in South Asia, South-East Asia and the Pacific. This proposal and its attachment set out the basis of Australia's working relationship with the World Bank and UNODC on StAR and the agreed approach to Australia's contribution to its third phase.
The attachment is a report on an internal review of the StAR Initiative's achievements to date and provides findings, conclusions and recommendations to strengthen the decision-making and design of its next phase of operations.