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International agreements and conventions (External Relations)

‚ÄčInternational conventions and agreements

Jersey is included in the ratification of a number of international agreements and conventions. 

The Jersey Cooperation and Transparency Timeline gives an outline of the agreements that have been signed, and other actions that have been taken since 2002. 

If you have a query about a specific international convention or agreement, or would like more information, contact External Relations on +44 (0)1534 440401 or by email.

Jersey Cooperation and Transparency Timeline (size 3.27mb)

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Framework for the Return of Assets from Corruption and Crime in Kenya (FRACCK)

The Governments of the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Jersey have agreed with the Government of Kenya to establish the Framework for the Return of Assets from Corruption and Crime in Kenya (FRACCK). This initiative commits the Partners to key principles related to international asset recovery, such as transparency and accountability, and mutual consent.

The FRACCK is not intended to be exclusive. Other countries that have anti-corruption laws and have identified proceeds of corruption that they are willing to return to Kenya may join the FRACCK as Partners with the consent of existing Partners.

The Framework is the first of its kind and a significant achievement in relation to the confiscation and return of stolen assets. It is intended to act as example of the innovative approaches that the international community can explore to achieve meaningful progress in the recovery of stolen assets.

The text was signed by Switzerland, the UK and Jersey in June, August and December 2018, respectively.

FRACCK.pdf

MOU with Rwanda

On 12 May 2016 the Jersey and Rwandan governments signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
The objective of the MOU is to upgrade and enhance the bilateral relationship by identifying and progressing opportunities for mutual cooperation and benefit across a broad range of priority areas.

View the Memorandum of Understanding on Mutual Cooperation

MOU with Kenya

The governments of Kenya and Jersey signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on financial cooperation on 11 December 2018.

The objective of the MOU is to explore the possibility of establishing financial cooperation between the Government of Kenya and the Government of Jersey by identifying and prioritising opportunities for collaboration and benefit including, asset sharing, collaborating in tackling financial crime and increasing cross-border trade and investment through a Double Taxation Agreement (DTA).

The MOU is testament to Jersey and Kenya's ambitions to work together to enhance the government-to-government partnership for the future.

View the Memorandum of Understanding on Financial Cooperation

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