The Vancouver Anti-Corruption Institute works as a partner in anti-corruption efforts. We strive to to develop domestic and international networks to combat corruption and support legislative change.

VACI's 5 Objectives:

  1. 1


    Engage Federal, Provincial and Municipal governments across Canada and around the world on the issues of anti-corruption and anti-money laundering.

  2. 2


    Act as a global academic resource to public and private entities which seek to better understand the current state of corruption and money laundering.

  3. 3


    Facilitate the international exchange of ideas between Canada and foreign jurisdictions (with a particular focus on Asia and the Americas) regarding corruption and money laundering.

  4. 4


    Develop best practices for asset recovery and the enforcement of anti-corruption laws in Canada and around the world.

  5. 5


    Create a global network of anti-corruption and anti-money laundering professionals and academics, centered around the work of the Institute.

Our Focus

Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, The Vancouver Institute focuses our work on North America, South America and Asia. A large portion of our work is concentrated on the relationship between Canada, the United States and Asian countries.