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Monday, October 22
 

12:00pm

Anti-Corruption & Business Integrity: How to Increase the Impact of Separate Initiatives into Coordinated Collective Action
Many collective action initiatives and fora on anti-corruption involving business have been initiated over the last 15 to 20 years at global level providing an important space for exchange on good practice and joint commitments on anti-corruption. This has led to an unprecedented prominence of anti-corruption on the global agenda and contributed to the development of important global frameworks such as the UN Global Compact’s 10th Principle on Anti-Corruption, the UN Convention Against Corruption or the OECD Foreign Bribery Convention. In addition, smaller collective action initiatives have developed influential standards such as Transparency International’s Business Principles for Countering Bribery or worked on sector-specific solutions.
 
While a lot has been achieved through collective action initiatives on local and global level over the past decade, significant cases of business failure to tackle corruption keep making headlines. This has prompted the notion that after an important phase of developing anti-corruption codes and guidance, the time for action has come. Concurrently, the Sustainable Development Goals, and SDG 16 in particular, provide a global framework and a clear societal expectation towards business to turn commitments into action by 2030.
 
How can global collective action initiatives address this need and become a catalyst for concrete impact on the ground?

Session Rapporteur: Katja Bechtel

Moderators
avatar for Georg Kell

Georg Kell

Chairman, Arabesque Partners
Georg Kell is the Chairman of Arabesque, an ESG Quant fund manager that uses self-learningquantitative models and big data to assess the performance and sustainability of globally listedcompanies.He is the founding Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s... Read More →

Speakers
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Jermyn Brooks

Chair, Business Principles Steering Committee
Jermyn Brooks currently chairs the Business Principles Steering Committee of Transparency International (TI), and is a board member of the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, Geneva.His work on behalf of TI began in 2000 and included roles as CFO, Managing Director, Board member (from... Read More →
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Dr. Isabel Cane

Project Lead, Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI) at the World Economic Forum
Dr. Isabel Cane is the Project Lead for the Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI) at the World Economic Forum. Isabel has more than 15 years of global academic, industry, consulting & NGO experience in international development. Isabel has worked across stakeholders advising... Read More →
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Cecilia Muller Torbrand

Program Director, Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN)
Cecilia leads the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN). She was one of the front drivers for its establishment in 2011, and has served as chair of the network and as collective action lead in the MACN Steering committee. MACN has won multiple awards for its work.  Cecilia is an... Read More →
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Sabine Zindera

Vice President, Siemens AG, Legal and Compliance
Sabine Zindera, Vice President at Siemens AG, Legal and Compliance, heads Siemens´ global Collective Action activities, Compliance Strategy, and Reporting and Planning.Collective Action is building alliances against corruption to foster clean business and to support fair market conditions... Read More →

Workshop Coordinators
avatar for Katja Bechtel

Katja Bechtel

Head of Business Integrity Programme (BIP), Transparency International
Katja Bechtel is leading Transparency International’s (TI’s) global work on business integrity from the TI secretariat in Berlin. This includes global advocacy and representation in international fora such as the B20 and the UN Global Compact, as well as capacity building of TI’s... Read More →



Monday October 22, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 6
  • Organiser Business Integrity Programme, Transparency International

12:00pm

Corruption, Conflict and Development: Delivering Development Results in High-Corruption Risk Environments
A growing number of countries falls today under the definition of fragile or in conflict. To develop and implement policies aimed at promoting peace, stability and inclusive growth is a challenge because of the volatile and complex political conditions on the ground. This challenge is further exacerbated by the lack of transparency and accountability policy-makers and donor practitioners face in these countries and by the frequent abuse of power. The limited success in supporting inclusive growth and accountable institutions in countries like Afghanistan, Iraq, Haiti, Sierra Leone and CAR is a sobering reminder of the urgency of this challenge and of our collective vulnerability when it comes to address corruption in these contexts, and more broadly to establish the foundations for inclusive growth and development.

The proposed high-level panel will bring together the experience of policy makers and development practitioners to highlight some of the initial lessons that are emerging and to emphasize the areas where our collective response is needed to push this agenda forward. Some lessons are emerging: (i) the importance to understand the context and have a long-term vision; (ii) the (often greatly underestimated) risk associated with the existing corruption networks; (iii) the limited understanding of how corruption networks operate in these contexts; (iv) the critical role of accountability and rule of law systems and the biased toward reconstruction of physical infrastructure rather than of governance systems; (v) the need to focus on building capacity and skills within the government systems on the ground. All these risks undermine stability and the peace process. The proposed high-level panel will be complemented by technical panels and practitioners’ discussions that will zoom in on specific dimensions of the challenge to address corruption in fragile environments.

Moderators
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Francesca Recanatini

Lead Public Sector Specialist, World Bank

Speakers
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Abdallah Al Dardari

Sr. Adviser, World Bank
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Alina Mungiu-Pippidi

Director, Hertie School of Governance
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Matthew Murray

President, Monitoring and Evaluation Committee, Afghanistan

Workshop Coordinators
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Alex Habershon

Integrity Vice Presidency (INT), World Bank



Monday October 22, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 2
  • Organiser World Bank

12:00pm

Fighting Corruption for Global Security: Prevention of Violent Extremism, Conflict and Forced Migration
The objective of the workshop is to present research findings from the Asia-Pacific, Middle East, EU, and Africa regions on the linkages between corruption, violent extremism, conflict and forced migration, discuss strategies and development entry points to address these linkages.
More specifically, the panellists will:
  • Share practical experiences from the field to clarify the linkages that exist between corruption and violent extremism, conflict and forced migration.
  • Present various approaches and vision on how to prevent violent extremism by addressing the root causes of corruption.
  • Facilitate dialogue among key policymakers and stakeholders on addressing corruption within the migration realm.
  • Share recommendations and possible programmatic entry points with the development community on what needs to be done to address corruption, violent extremism and forced migration to achieve development results.
Session Rapporteur: Charlene Lui

Moderators
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Katherine Marshall

World Faiths Development Dialogue

Speakers
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Yoojin Choi

Head of Programmes & Activities Department, International Anti-Corruption Academy
avatar for Samuel de Jaegere

Samuel de Jaegere

Anti-Corruption Advisor, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Mr. Samuel De Jaegere currently supports policy development on “corruption involving vast quantities of assets” as Anti-Corruption Advisor in the Corruption and Economic Crime Branch in UNODC HQ in Vienna (Austria). Previously, he served for five years as UNODC Regional Anti-Corruption... Read More →
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Patrick Keuleers

Director, Governance and Peacebuilding, United Nations Development Programme
Mr. Patrick Keuleers is the Director of UNDP’s Governance and Peacebuilding Cluster in the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support in New York. He brings 34 years of experience in development policies and programming, in particular in the field of democratic governance and peacebuilding... Read More →
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Debra LaPrevotte

Senior Investigator, The Sentry
Debra LaPrevotte is the Senior Investigator for The Sentry.  The Sentry seeks to disrupt and ultimately dismantle the network of perpetrators, facilitators, and enablers who fund and profit from Africa’s deadliest conflicts.  Debra is currently investigating violent kleptocracy... Read More →
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Leah Wawro

Manager, Conflict and Insecurity team, Transparency International

Workshop Coordinators
avatar for Aida Arutyunova

Aida Arutyunova

Programme Manager of Global Anti-Corruption Initiative (ACPIS), UNDP ACPIS



Monday October 22, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 3
  • Organiser United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

12:00pm

Fighting Corruption in “Post-Truth” America: What Have We Learned, What Are We Doing About It?
This panel addresses the new (and not so new) corruption challenges America is facing as well as new responses to fighting corruption in the US beyond the traditional toolbox.  Bringing together leading anti-corruption leaders working at state and federal levels, from conservative, nonpartisan, and progressive points of view, we will debate:

1) What does Trumpian politics or the rise of Bernie Sanders “Our Revolution” movement tell us about how        Americans are experiencing corruption in their daily lives?
2) How are American anti-corruption activists re-assessing the current corruption challenges in the US?
3) How well is the traditional evidence-based advocacy toolkit working and what else is needed?
4) What are the most promising new approaches to tackling corruption in America?

The panel brings new and powerful voices to the IACC. Speaking will be Renaldo Pearson, a leader of the Democracy Spring movement, whose 7 Deadly Sins of American Democracy speech at the Unrig the System Summit became a touchstone of thousands of anticorruption and pro-democracy activists around the country. Danielle Brian, leader of one of the most influential nonpartisan federal corruption NGOs in the country, POGO, will be speaking, focusing on their latest efforts to engage Americans across party lines on contemporary corruption issues. Nora Gilbert, director for strategic projects and partnerships of Represent.Us, which is awakening a powerful anticorruption movement targeting state-level corruption across the US will be speaking. And Pablo E. Carrillo, will be speaking. Pablo served as Chief of Staff to US Senator John McCain and was responsible for the development and implementation of the Senator's legislative and congressional oversight strategy. Pablo led investigative counsel on some of the most high-profile Senate investigations into federal corruption such as the Jack Abramoff Tribal lobbying scandal and the Boeing tanker scandal. He also serves as a Board Director of R Street.Sarah Chayes, author of Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security, will share some of her latest thinking on how American corruption fits into the global phenomenon of transnational kleptocractic networks.

Moderators
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Zoe Reiter

Interim Representative to US, Transparency International Secretariat
Since 2008, Zoë has worked at Transparency International. Currently, she serves as TI’s interim representative to the US and senior project leader. Her work in the US involves working with diverse stakeholders to help re-establish TI’s formal presence in the US. The purpose of... Read More →

Speakers
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Danielle Brian

Executive Director, POGO
Danielle Brian is the Executive Director of the Project On Government Oversight (POGO). Under her leadership, the organization has grown from two employees and a budget in the thousands of dollars in 1993 to an organization with forty staff and a budget of six million. POGO is a nonpartisan... Read More →
avatar for Pablo E. Carrillo

Pablo E. Carrillo

Squire Patton Boggs in its Defense & Maritime Security Public Policy Practice Group/ R Street/Senator McCain, Counsel/Board of Director/Former Chief of Staff
Pablo Carrillo served until recently as Chief of Staff to US Senator John McCain, Chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee and former US presidential candidate. He was responsible for the development and implementation of the Senator's legislative and congressional oversight strategy.Pablo... Read More →
avatar for Sarah Chayes

Sarah Chayes

Former Senior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Sarah Chayes, previously a senior fellow in Carnegie’s Democracy, Conflict, and Governance program, is the author of Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security. She is internationally recognized for her innovative thinking on corruption and its implications. Her... Read More →
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Nora Gilbert

Director of Strategic Projects and Partnerships, Represent.US
Nora Gilbert is the Director of Strategic Projects & Partnerships at RepresentUs, a grassroots organization that brings together Americans from across the political spectrum to pass anti-corruption laws. Before joining RepresentUs, Nora worked for a range of food policy organizations... Read More →
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Renaldo Pearson

Co-Mission Director/ Social Engineer-in-Residence, Democracy Spring/ Harvard University
Renaldo M. Pearson is the Co-Mission Director of Democracy Spring, a millennial-led civil resistance movement organization committed to winning a real democracy free of voter suppression and the corrupting influence of big money in politics. Democracy Spring made history in April... Read More →



Monday October 22, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 5
  • Organiser Transparency International Representative to US

12:00pm

How to Counter the Backlash Against Transparency in the Age of Fake News & Data Breaches
With fears around facebook’s data scandal and fake news, many transparency campaigners are facing a tough backlash from politicians and the general public. This is especially concerning because they believe transparency and privacy are mutually exclusive. This misperception presents the transparency and open data space with an alarming challenge. We want to host a community brainstorm on the most powerful arguments to counter this belief and crowdsource the most impactful case studies from the IACC community.

Session Rapporteur: Madeleine McCarroll

Moderators
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Hera Hussain

Senior Advocacy Manager, Open Contracting Partnership
Hera is the Senior Advocacy Manager at Open Contracting Partnership. She catalyzes communities, journalists, and activists, helping them utilize open data and technological innovation to create positive social change around the globe. A young leader in the open data and open government... Read More →
avatar for Zosia Sztykowski

Zosia Sztykowski

Project Lead, OpenOwnership
Zosia Sztykowski is the coordinator for OpenOwnership, a new project to launch an open data registry of beneficial ownership information from around the world. With a background in cultural analysis and feminist organizing, Zosia is dedicated to effecting policy and shifting norms... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Will Fitzgibbon

Will Fitzgibbon

Reporter, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)
Will Fitzgibbon is a reporter for ICIJ. In 2014, Will was ICIJ’s first Investigative Journalism Fellow. He was a reporter on ICIJ's Swiss Leaks project and heads ICIJ's Africa Desk, coordinating and expanding ICIJ's collaboration with journalists across Africa. Before coming... Read More →
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Madeleine McCarroll

Senior Manager, B Team
Madeleine is a Senior Manager at the B Team. She has eight years experience working across commercial and government sectors in the areas of energy and conservation. She has a background in partnerships, business development and management. Previous to her role as Senior Manager... Read More →
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Tom Walker

Research Manager, Engine Room
Tom Walker is the Research Manager at the Engine Room. He started out writing and editing for newspapers, consultancies and think tanks on topics including politics and corruption in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia, then moved into designing and managing election-related projects in countries... Read More →



Monday October 22, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 7
  • Organiser Open Contracting Partnership

12:00pm

Screening Hidden Beneficial Owners to Combat Corruption in Oil, Gas and Mining
Experience has shown that the extractive industries are particularly prone to corruption, given the large revenues and associated risks. Developing countries lose significant economic resources each year as a result of corrupt or illegal deals involving anonymous companies. A recent review of over 100 oil, gas and mining corruption cases found that over half involved companies with problematic hidden beneficial owners.

In this session, the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and Transparency International’s global Mining for Sustainable Development (M4SD) Programme join forces to present the latest research and tools on uncovering and tackling corruption risks using beneficial ownership disclosures and screening mechanisms.

You’ll also hear from practitioners in industry, government and civil society, who will talk about their approaches and experiences using beneficial ownership data - why they use it, how they use it, and what they think needs to change for such information to contribute to more effective anti-corruption efforts.
There will be plenty of time for discussion and to share experiences, lessons and advice in this hands-on and dynamic workshop as we build a more complete picture of how to tackle problematic hidden extractive company ownership and combat corruption in this major industry.

EITI sets the global standard for the good governance of oil, gas and mineral resources. 51 countries have signed up to implement the EITI Standard. By 2020, extractives companies applying for or holding licenses and contracts in EITI countries must disclose their beneficial owners.

NRGI provides technical advice, applied research, policy analysis, and capacity development to innovative agents of change within government, civil society, the media, the private sector, and international institutions to promote accountable and effective governance in the extractive industries.

Transparency International’s global M4SD Programme uses evidence-based dialogue and engagement with key stakeholders to enhance transparency and accountability in decisions to grant mining licences and contracts. The programme is implemented by local partners in twenty countries in Africa, the Asia Pacific and the Americas.

Session Rapporteur:  Asmara Klein

Moderators
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Nicole Bieske

Head of Programme, Mining for Sustainable Development Programme, Transparency International Australia
Nicole has over 14 years’ experience in senior leadership roles in not-for-profits, both in International Non-Governmental Organisations and at the grassroots. At Oxfam Nicole managed policy, advocacy and campaigns teams within Australia and globally. Prior to her role at Oxfam... Read More →
avatar for Matthieu Salomon

Matthieu Salomon

Senior Governance Officer, Natural Resource Governance Institute
Matthieu has worked on governance and anticorruption issues for 15 years, mainly based in Southeast Asia. He was previously the international senior advisor for Vietnam’s Towards Transparency (Transparency International’s official Vietnamese affiliate) and served as the anticorruption... Read More →

Speakers
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Lisa Caripis

Research and Policy Manager, Mining for Sustainable Development Programme, Transparency International Australia
Lisa is a published researcher and experienced legal and policy analyst with a history in academia and non-governmental organisations in Australia and Latin America. She previously researched and lectured on energy, climate, and environmental law at the University of Melbourne Law... Read More →
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Ines Schjolberg

Policy Director, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Ines Schjolberg Marques is part of the Anglophone and Lusophone Africa team focussing on Eastern and Southern Africa, and supports wider policy work at the EITI International Secretariat. She holds an MSc in Development Studies from London School of Economics, and has previously worked... Read More →
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Erica Westenberg

Governance Programs Director, Natural Resource Governance Institute
Erica leads NRGI’s portfolio of research, technical assistance, capacity development and advocacy on government and private sector policies and public oversight mechanisms that shape extractive sector governance. She is a lawyer and provides policy advice in resource-rich countries... Read More →

Workshop Coordinators
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Lisa Caripis

Research and Policy Manager, Mining for Sustainable Development Programme, Transparency International Australia
Lisa is a published researcher and experienced legal and policy analyst with a history in academia and non-governmental organisations in Australia and Latin America. She previously researched and lectured on energy, climate, and environmental law at the University of Melbourne Law... Read More →



Monday October 22, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 9
  • Organiser Transparency International Australia

12:00pm

The Iceberg and the Canary: How Wildlife Crime Corrupts - from Human Rights to the Ecosystem
We are in the midst of a global poaching crisis. Environmental crime, of which wildlife crime is part, is the world's fourth-largest crime sector. Wildlife crime is a development issue; it undermines the rule of law, threatens peace and security, aggravates human rights violations and is facilitated by corruption. It depletes the natural wealth of many poor countries, puts at risk the livelihoods and human rights of local communities. It attracts organised crime and feeds illicit financial transfers. It relies heavily on cross-border trafficking and therefore depends on and stimulates corruption. It implicates the responsibilities of States but frequently evades their jurisdiction. Globally, it endangers an ecosystem, already destabilised by mass production and global consumption patterns, on which all life depends including humans. For these reasons, it is critical for our future to track and control it both locally and internationally. It is at once the iceberg and the canary.

Moderators
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Brice Böhmer

Climate Integrity Lead, Transparency International
Brice leads Transparency International’s work on climate governance integrity.Brice joined TI in 2012, after seven years spent working as a consultant on sustainable development for the European Commission, environmental ministries, and the private sector.His role includes managing... Read More →

Speakers
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Morten Kjaerum

Director/Adjunct Professor, Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law/Aalborg University
Morten Kjærum is Director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and adjunct Professor at Aalborg University. He holds a Master of Law from Aarhus University and was Director of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights 2008-2015. He is currently... Read More →
avatar for Saul Mullard

Saul Mullard

Senior Adviser for people’s engagement, U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre
Saul is a social scientist with a background in historical sociology, development studies and South Asian studies. He is currently Senior Adviser for people’s engagement at the U4 anti-corruption resource centre, where he leads research on the role of civil society in anti-corruption... Read More →
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Dilys Roe

Principal researcher and team leader (biodiversity), Natural Resources, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
Dilys Roe leads the Biodiversity Team at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), a sustainable development think tank in London. Dilys has worked for many years on the social aspects of nature conservation, including human rights dimensions, and on community-based... Read More →
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Rohit Singh

Law Enforcement Specialist, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Rohit Singh has been with WWF for 11 years and brings his considerable experience, enthusiasm and insights into his position as Zero Poaching Lead for WWF’s Wildlife Crime workstream. Rohit, a former ranger, has been instrumental in moving forwards uptake and implementation of the... Read More →

Workshop Coordinators
avatar for Rob Parry-Jones

Rob Parry-Jones

Lead, Wildlife Crime, WWF
Rob has worked in wildlife conservation for over 20 years, working either as employee or consultant with TRAFFIC, IUCN, the CITES Secretariat, the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, the Secretariat of the Pacific Community and WWF – the World Wide Fund for Nature. He has worked in East... Read More →



Monday October 22, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 8
  • Organiser WWF International and U4 Anti-corruption Resource Centre

12:00pm

Why Youth Matters: Young People in the Fight Against Corruption
3.1 billion people around the globe are younger than 25 years. About 90 percent of them live in the global south ─ often representing the absolute majority of the population. With the 2030 Agenda, the world community has committed itself to realize the rights of children in all sectors and to address the key issues of young people. Corruption in particular threatens the development of young people in education and employment. At the same time, young people are agents of change. They are more open to social transformation, they use modern ways of communication, and they engage in social entrepreneurship.
This workshop discusses what drives young people today, what they think, and how they learn. Panellists come from different groups of society that have an impact on the development of young people.

Session Rapporteur: Richard Huelsmann

Moderators
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Onyinyechi Ough

International Development Professional with Anti-Corruption Expertise, Step Up for Social Development and Empowerment in Nigeria
Onyinyechi ‘Onyi' Ough is a Nigerian international development practitioner specializing in anti-corruption and service delivery. She is the author of ‘Emeka’s Money’, a children’s book that is aimed at educating kids on the impact of corruption. In 2018 she established... Read More →

Speakers
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Paul M Heywood

Sir Francis Hill Professor of European Politics; Programme Director, GI-ACE, University of Nottingham and Global Integrity
Professor Paul M Heywood holds the Sir Francis Hill Chair of European Politics in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is currently academic lead of the Global Integrity Anti-Corruption Evidence programme, funded by DFID (2018-21... Read More →
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Emmanuel Ande Ivorgba

Executive Director, New Era Educational and Charitable Support Foundation, Nigeria
Emmanuel Ivorgba holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy and Comparative Religion and leads NEEDCSI, a Jos, Nigeria-based national nonprofit that received the 2013 UNAOC Youth Solidarity Fund. Emmanuel is the convener and director of the International Conference on Youth and Interfaith Dialogue... Read More →
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Obaa Akua Konadu

Policy and Advocacy Manager, Youth Empowerment Synergy, Ghana
Obaa Akua Konadu is the Policy and Advocacy Manager at Youth Empowerment Synergy, a youth-focused NGO in Ghana, where she manages a portfolio of policy and advocacy projects and leads onexternal relations and international advocacy processes. She leads the “SDG Youth Action Campaign... Read More →
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Paula Schwarz

Social Entrepreneur, The World Datanomic Forum
Paula Schwarz is a social entrepreneur with a background in Technology, Political Sciences and Finance. She founded the think tank “Startupboat” and spent 2.5 years at the border between Greece and Turkey to reorganise and digitize refugee camps. In 2016 the Forbes Magazine listed... Read More →

Workshop Coordinators
avatar for Richard Huelsmann

Richard Huelsmann

Advisor, Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Richard Huelsmann studied law in Maastricht and London. Before engaging in international development, he started his career at Ernst&Young (EY) GmbH working on business integrity and compliance management. At GIZ he mainly consults with the German ministry on economic development... Read More →



Monday October 22, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 10
  • Organiser Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
 
Tuesday, October 23
 

12:00pm

'Golden ticket' or 'Get of jail free card'? How to Stop the Corrupt from Buying Citizenship
Global Witness and the Global Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) are joining forces to ensure that citizenship- and residency-by-investment are not open to abuse by the corrupt and the criminal.

The panel discussion will: raise the awareness of the global anti-corruption community to the multifaceted risks posed by the citizenship- and residency-by-investment schemes on offer in the European Union and other jurisdictions; discuss our recommendations for reducing risks (e.g. enhanced due diligence, transparency standards, application of AML regulations); test our policy recommendations and understanding of the schemes with a global audience; and showcase the investigations, methodology and success of the GACC.

This will be the first time that the full gamut of risks posed by CBI and RBI schemes - and the means to tackle them - will be discussed on a world stage. It will also be the first time that an active GACC campaign will be profiled.

To reach safe haven many corrupt officials avail themselves of "citizenship by investment" or "residency by investment" schemes. We contend that these schemes are a key part of the ‘corruption toolkit’ that enables the corrupt to enjoy the proceeds of their crimes, avoid red flags, and evade prosecution. As such, these schemes are effectively a ‘get out of jail free’ card that allow nefarious individuals to continue their corrupt activity in their jurisdiction of choice, enjoying global mobility and the additional rights and safety conferred by new residency and citizenship. These concerns are borne out by numerous investigations that have published over the past year. Stories uncovered by the GACC have revealed how these schemes risk enabling the corrupt to achieve safe haven and have the potential to corrupt the state itself when these schemes are poorly run and too-easily exploited by corrupt figures.

As a result of the panel:
  • Attendees will find out how CBI & RBI schemes form part of the ‘corruption toolkit’.
  • Campaigners will be inspired by the GACC methodology and equipped to lobby governments to review their exposure to the risks posed by CBI & RBI schemes and call for stronger due diligence and transparency measures.
  • Investigators will be informed of the policy and advocacy context surrounding CBI & RBI schemes.
  • Due-diligence professionals will be informed of the due diligence needed to identify risks associated with CBI & RBI applicants.
  • Government officials will be made aware of the risks involved the schemes and how to mitigate them.
  • Campaigners and investigative journalists will be empowered to connect with Global Witness and the GACC in order to grow the campaign worldwide.
After the panel, participants will be able join a mailing list to receive new research and campaign updates and will be invited to take part in social media advocacy efforts focused on the 2019 European elections.

Session Rapporteur: Cornelia Abel

Moderators
avatar for Mike Davis

Mike Davis

Director of Campaigns, Planning & Evaluation, Global Witness
Mike Davis is Director of Campaigns, Planning and Evaluation at Global Witness and coordinates work across its 15 campaigns. From 2013 to the end of 2016 Mike was Global Witness’ representative in Asia. In this role he oversaw the organisation’s work in China and conducted a year-long... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Laure Brillaud

Laure Brillaud

Anti-Money Laundering Policy Officer, TI EU
Laure joined Transparency International EU in 2016 and leads the work on Anti-Money Laundering. Prior to that, she worked at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). In particular, she conducted policy analysis and outreach on corruption in the extractive... Read More →
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Susana Coroado

Board member, TI-Portugal
Susana Coroado is the Vice-Chairwoman of Transparency International Portugal. Before taking the position, she was a researcher for over six years, having authored several reports, namely on the national integrity system, lobbying, SDG16, money laundering and golden visas. Susana is... Read More →
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Sara Farolfi

Investigative Reporter, IRPI
Sara Farolfi is an Italian freelance journalist and a member of the Investigative Reporting Project Italy (IRPI). Her stories have been published by the Guardian and the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP). She was a key investigative reporter in the cross-border... Read More →
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Ana Gomez MEP

Member, European Parliament for Portugal
Ana Gomes is a Member of the European Parliament, since 2004. Her main interests are the build up of a united Europe and the promotion of human rights, democracy and the rule of law in the EU and in the world. In the European Parliament, she tries to mainstream these concerns by being... Read More →
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Sylwia Wolos

Head of Proposition, Thomson Reuters
Sylwia Wolos is Head of Enhanced Due Diligence Proposition for Thomson Reuters. She has a decade of hands-on experience in public domain research and investigation, gained through establishing and managing regional EDD operations teams. Sylwia has contributed to the development of... Read More →

Workshop Coordinators
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Ava Lee

Senior Anti-Corruption Communications Advisor, Global Witness
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Naomi Hirst

Senior Campaigner, Global Witness



Tuesday October 23, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 1
  • Organiser Global Witness

12:00pm

Fighting Facilitation Payments - Innovative or Insane?
The Fight Against Facilitation Payments Initiative (FAFPI) is a new initiative uniting Danish companies and organisations in the fight against demands for facilitation payments.
The objective is to discuss how and why this collective action initiative is needed, why facilitation payment is so hurtful and how all actors can be part of fighting facilitation payments.


Workshop Coordinators
avatar for Christine Jøker Lohmann

Christine Jøker Lohmann

Group Compliance Manager, Ramboll
Christine Jøker Lohmann is Group Compliance Manager at Ramboll, a large global engineering and design consultancy and provider of management consultancy. Christine holds a M.A. in Social Anthropology and has a long legacy within the field of anti-corruption. She has conducted research... Read More →


Tuesday October 23, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 2
  • Organiser Confederation of Danish Industry

12:00pm

From Korea to Kenya: Following the Billions for Climate Finance to the Frontline
With the Paris Agreement, countries committed to mobilising USD 100 billion dollars per year to assist developing countries in tackling climate change. This money is funnelled through international mechanisms like the Green Climate Fund, and then relies on national or multilateral climate institutions to ensure it is used effectively on the ground. Along each stage, there are a myriad of opportunities for corruption to seep in and syphon off or redirect this money, threatening today’s vulnerable and all future generations. This workshop brings together the Green Climate Fund Integrity Unit, the Open Contracting Partnership, GIZ, Transparency International chapters and national level institutions to discuss new tools and partnerships for ensuring that climate flows to get to where they are needed to improve the living conditions and life options of some of the world’s most vulnerable. It will also capture concrete good practices and initiatives to mainstream SDG 16 into SDG 13.

Moderators
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Hera Hussain

Senior Advocacy Manager, Open Contracting Partnership
Hera is the Senior Advocacy Manager at Open Contracting Partnership. She catalyzes communities, journalists, and activists, helping them utilize open data and technological innovation to create positive social change around the globe. A young leader in the open data and open government... Read More →

Speakers
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Niken Ariati

KPK, Indonesia
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Eduardo Bohórquez

Transparency Mexicana, Mexico
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Claudia Godfrey

Profonanpe, Peru
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Marcus Zamaitat

Advisor, GIZ Germany
Hi, I work at GIZ mostly on how to best mainstream anti-corruption into sectors with a focus on climate sensitive sectors and climate finance integrity.

Workshop Coordinators
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Brice Böhmer

Climate Integrity Lead, Transparency International
Brice leads Transparency International’s work on climate governance integrity.Brice joined TI in 2012, after seven years spent working as a consultant on sustainable development for the European Commission, environmental ministries, and the private sector.His role includes managing... Read More →
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Gavin Hayman

Executive Director, Open Contracting Partnership
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Marcus Zamaitat

Advisor, GIZ Germany
Hi, I work at GIZ mostly on how to best mainstream anti-corruption into sectors with a focus on climate sensitive sectors and climate finance integrity.



Tuesday October 23, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 6
  • Organiser Open Contracting Partnership, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Transparency International

12:00pm

Gone but Not Forgotten: Beyond the legacy of the Anti-Corruption Summit
In 2018, the conversations at international convenings focused to a large extent on tackling corruption. Whether it was in the African Union, the OECD forum in March, the Summit of Americas is on “Democratic Governance against Corruption” in Aprile, to the OGP Global Summit in Georgia in July, and now on to the IACC. Summits of this kind are typically important moments to secure high-level political commitment the the anti-corruption agenda, yet more often than not, global summits result in little follow through or accountability for implementation. 

This panel discussion will look at commitments made at the 2016 Anti-Corruption Summit in London, and speak to the progress made by a number of governments on implementing these commitments. The panel will seek to highlight success stories since the Summit, showcase champion countries and share lessons learned – on national, regional and international levels – turn into action (e.g. through the use of the OGP National Action Plans). It also seeks to surface ideas on how to make stronger linkages between global forums (including the IACC) and domestic reform agenda. It will also look at the role civil society will play in reinforcing and monitoring governments in implementing these commitments. 


Objectives
- Ensure these commitments remain a priority for the implementing governments/partners
- Identify anti-corruption leaders who can generate momentum/re-energise others across different global forums
- Maintain visibility and profile of the commitments made at the London Summit and other relevant global forums


Speakers
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Tonu Basu

Lead, Thematic Priorities, Open Government Partnership
Tonu leads OGP's cross-organizational program on thematic priorities, to advance reforms on sectors such as anti-corruption and civic space, through OGP action plans. She focuses on supporting the OGP Steering Committee’s engagement on thematic issues, strengthening OGP’s work... Read More →
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Gavin Hayman

Executive Director, Open Contracting Partnership
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Juliet Ibekaku

Special Assistant to the President on Justice Reform, and National Coordinator, OGP, Government of Nigeria
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Joe Powell

Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Open Government Partnership
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Yama Yari

Minister for Public Works, Afghanistan

Workshop Coordinators
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Tonu Basu

Lead, Thematic Priorities, Open Government Partnership
Tonu leads OGP's cross-organizational program on thematic priorities, to advance reforms on sectors such as anti-corruption and civic space, through OGP action plans. She focuses on supporting the OGP Steering Committee’s engagement on thematic issues, strengthening OGP’s work... Read More →


Tuesday October 23, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 3
  • Organiser Open Government Partnership

12:00pm

How Can We Help Reduce Corruption - Guidelines, Practise and Culture
As Danish companies are players internationally they meet challenges regarding corruption all over the world. Corruption has the potential to undermine people’s trust in political and economic systems, institutions and leaders. It might discourage investments and distort international competitive conditions. It can cause negative impacts on human rights, cost people their freedom, health, money - and sometimes their lives.  The concrete dilemma may be the following:

If a company operates in a country where it is common practice to make payments to public officials, and you just said no, but are advised by the official that it will lead to a delay of 2 weeks, which will have serious consequences for your company, what do you then do?

Why is the anti-corruption work so important?
The importance of the global business community and trade for Danish business and for Danish companies – and why anti-corruption is important.

Can international guidelines be helpful? Presentation of the Danish Contact Point to the OECD.
OECD Guidelines on Multinational Enterprises includes a chapter on anti-corruption. One of the fundamental principles of the guidelines is an obligation to risk-based due diligence in order to help companies to implement anti-corruption practices. The Danish Contact Point to the OECD deals with cases of whether Danish companies, public authorities etc. act in compliance with the principles set up by the OECD Guidelines, including anti-corruption and has an obligation raise awareness about the OECD guidelines [1]. The special system of mediation, complaints and due diligence will be presented by chairman of the Danish National Contact point for OECD Professor Linda Nielsen.

How can enterprises play a role in combating corruption – examples of good practise
Representatives from important Danish sectors as pharma and shipping will share their experiences on anti-corruption and share their views on who to address: Management, CSR specialists, employees in general. We will learn more about what are the tools in their toolbox and what about incentives and organization culture? Presentations will be made by Cecilia Müller Torbrand, Program Director, Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) and Jesper Lund Bredesen, HQ-PARC Chair, Senior Director Lundbeck.

Which are the challenges and ways forward to reduce corruption?
A panel composed by business representatives will discuss challenges and ways to move forward. How can decision-making include anti-corruption focus and practice?

Session Rapporteur: Prof. Linda Nielsen

 [1] More information about the Danish National Contact Point to the OECD www.businessconduct.dk 



Speakers
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Jesper Lund Bredesen

Divisional Director, H. Lundbeck A/S
Have developed and is chairing the organization responsible for H. Lundbeck’s promotional compliance (HQ-PARC).Background  Educated medical doctor – practised for 10 years (have specialist recognition), achieved research scholarship and published a long list of research-based... Read More →
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Andreas Brogaard Buhl

Head of Sustainability and Corporate Governance /Board Member, Investment Fund for Developing Countries(IFU)/ UN Global Compact Network in Denmark 2017-2019
Andreas is heading up IFU’s Sustainability Unit. He works with Environmental, Social and Governance issues related to IFU’s investment process. He is also responsible for IFU’s reporting on development effects and the SDG’s as well as training of investment officers in ESG... Read More →
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Cecilia Muller Torbrand

Program Director, Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN)
Cecilia leads the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN). She was one of the front drivers for its establishment in 2011, and has served as chair of the network and as collective action lead in the MACN Steering committee. MACN has won multiple awards for its work.  Cecilia is an... Read More →

Workshop Coordinators
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Ellen Marie Friis Johansen

Chief Adviser, Danish National Contact Point to the OECD



Tuesday October 23, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 5
  • Organiser The Secretariat of the Danish National Contact Point to the OECD

12:00pm

Methods and Technology to Fight Land Corruption
The workshop session focuses on the use of data and technology in enhancing transparency and accountability in land governance. The workshop session will include the following presentations:

Presentation 1
Title: The Dashboard for People-Centered Land Governance: Indicators for Transparency in the Land Sector
Topic: The International Land Coalition (ILC) is currently piloting the Dashboard Tool for People-Centered Land Governance Monitoring. Based on common indicators and methodologies developed in consultation with members, the Dashboard gives priority to the people, communities and concerns underrepresented in existing data.

Presentation 2
Title: Secure Tenure Rights and Engage Local Communities with Technology in Madagascar
Topic: Transparency International – Initiative Madagascar developed a land-surveying application called Cadastre Registry Inventory Without Paper (CRISP), to engage the community to survey their land. This application creates a transitory Land –certificate, which can increase the bargaining power of the community in relation to the state.

  • Presentation 3
Title: A Workflow Platform to Improve the Land Acquisition in Zambia: The Process Approach
Topic: Transparency International Zambia developed a workflow platform to document, visualize and popularize processes of land acquisition in Zambia. It will enable the public to navigate and search within processes, find information and attachments, and submit reports about a specific step directly to the authority in charge. This will shed light on the processes and help fight corruption and improve the processes at every level

  • Presentation 4
Title: Citizen led social accountability anti-corruption initiatives: what is working in the land context?
Topic: With this presentation, Transparency International Rwanda will highlight the experiences made with regard to citizen participation and their impact on fighting corruption in service delivery on land. They will present a set of lessons learned from an established social accountability system which relies on collective efforts.




Moderators
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Paul Banoba

Africa Regional Advisor, Transparency International

Speakers
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Eva Hershaw

Land Monitoring and Data Specialist, International Land Coalition
Eva Hershaw joined the ILC in 2017 as a land monitoring and data specialist on the Dashboard initiative. Holding two master’s in journalism and Latin American studies, Hershaw has worked as an investigative journalist on agriculture, land and trade policy. Prior to her arrival at... Read More →
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Rueben Lifuka

Vice Chair/ President, Transparency International/ TI Zambia
Rueben Lifuka is an architect and an environmental consultant and managing partner with Riverine Zambia Limited. He is the founder and a director of the consultancy firm Dialogue Africa and chair of the National Governing Council of the Africa Peer Review Mechanism process in Zambia... Read More →
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Apollinaire Mupiganyi

Executive Director, Transparency International Rwanda Chapter
Mr. Apollinaire Mupiganyi is a Rwandan nationality. He holds a master degree in Business administration, major in management, from Neuchatel University (Switzerland) and a Postgrade Diploma in international projects management of Applied University of western of Switzerland. He has... Read More →
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Ketakandriana RAFITOSON

Executive Director, Transparency International – Initiative Madagascar (TI-IM)
Ketakandriana Rafitoson is a Malagasy political scientist and a Public Law specialist by training, and has a proven track record of expertise in Energy Law. She is also a democracy and human rights activist with a special interest for Civil and political rights. A founder of several... Read More →

Workshop Coordinators
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Jean Brice Tetka

Data and Technology Coordinator, Transparency International



Tuesday October 23, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 7
  • Organiser Transparency International

12:00pm

Public Sector Excellence and Preventing Corruption
The aim of the workshop is to present work that UNDP, UNODC, GIZ and selected countries have done in the areas of public service reform and prevention of corruption.
More specifically, the objectives of the workshop are as follows:
  1. Launch UNDP-UNODC publication on “Public Sector Excellence to Prevent Corruption”
  2. Present findings from the GIZ study on public sector compliance in Latin and South America
  3. Presenting country cases from Eastern Europe and Asia Pacific regions on how corruption prevention measures have contributed to public sector excellence and vice versa.
Session Rapporteur: Stina Eriksson

Moderators
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Candice Welsh

Chief, Implementation Support Section, Corruption and Economic Crime Branch, UNODC

Speakers
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Joy Aceron

Head, G Watch, Philippines
Also a research affiliate and adviser to Accountability Research Center (ARC) (www.accountabilityresearch.org); and the National Researcher for the Philippines of the Open Government Partnership (OGP)-Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM). See my latest book: https://www.g-watch.org/resources/vertical-integration-research/going-vertical-citizen-led-reform-campaigns-philippines-2nd... Read More →
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Nicole Botha

Senior Advisor, Anticorruption and Integrity Programm, Deutsche Gesellschaft fürInternationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Nicole Botha is currently heading the global GIZ Sector Programme on Anticorruption and Integrity in Bonn, Germany. She has over 13 years work experience in development cooperation projects. Nicole’s regional experience focuses on Africa where she has been working on a number of... Read More →
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Nika Gilauri

Managing partner/Ex-Prime Minister, “Reformatics”/ Georgia
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Ken Ngangan

Secretary of the Department of Finance, PNG
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Anga Timilsina

Global Programme Advisor, Anti-Corruption, UNDP ACPIS
Are winning or losing the battle against corruption?Anga Timilsina is the Programme Manager of the UNDP Global Anti-Corruption Initiative (GAIN) – the UNDP global initiative in response to the increasing demand for technical assistance in anti-corruption from more than 130 country... Read More →

Workshop Coordinators
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Aida Arutyunova

Programme Manager of Global Anti-Corruption Initiative (ACPIS), UNDP ACPIS



Tuesday October 23, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 9
  • Organiser United Nations Development Programme

12:00pm

Using Data to Counter Corruption and Money Laundering
Corruption and money laundering are complex crimes, driven by networks of individuals, professional intermediaries and companies. In order to tackle it effectively, we need to spot the patterns and dismantle these networks. Many corruption schemes leave their mark on government held datasets, and rely on the ability to secure ownership of companies, land, and assets to launder corrupt proceeds.

In recent years, open data - data that can be freely used, modified and shared by anyone for any purpose - has emerged as an important instrument in tackling corruption. Company registers, public contracts, asset disclosures and interest registers are all important sources of information for detecting corruption. To harness this opportunity, information needs to move out of its silos, be cross-referenced with other data sets, and new technologies need to be employed for screening it. This workshop explores some of the latest approaches for analysing large quantities of data for anti-corruption and anti-money laundering purposes and facilitates a conversation about the value of open data for tackling these crimes.

This workshop will:
i) Encourage civil society organisations, journalists and others to use and build on existing approaches for analysing large quantities of data (i.e. beneficial ownership registers; PEPs databases, offshore leaks).
ii) Share learning and contrast methods with law enforcement and the private sector’s approach for analysing data for AML purposes.
iii) Encourage civil society orgnaisations and others to advocate for open data sets (e.g. beneficial ownership) and provide them with concrete examples to use in their advocacy.

More information: 

Session Rapporteur: Alexandria Robins

Moderators
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Andres Knobel

Lawyer, Tax Justice Network
Andres Knobel is a lawyer working on Tax Justice Network's Financial Secrecy Index, an assessment of the legal framework of more than 100 jurisdictions in terms of banking secrecy; beneficial ownership registration of companies, trusts, private foundations and partnerships; compliance... Read More →

Speakers
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Petra Blum

Senior Researcher, ICIJ
Petra Blum, is a senior researcher with ICIJ. Before joining ICIJ, she has been a reporter with WDR, a German public broadcaster based in Cologne, for almost ten years. For WDR she has participated in a number of cross-border investigations.In 2015, she was part of the Swiss Lea... Read More →
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Karen Greenaway

Investigator, Case agent, and Supervisor, U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Karen Greenaway has been an investigator, case agent, and supervisor with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for over 22 years. During her time in the FBI, she has investigated money laundering, complex financial crimes, violent crimes, and international corruption. She... Read More →
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Daria Kaleniuk

Executive Director, Anti-Corruption Action Centre
Daria Kaleniuk is co-founder and executive director of the Anticorruption Action Centre (AntAC), the Kyiv based NGO focused on tackling grand political corruption. Daria is experienced in international legal mechanisms for anti-corruption actions, particularly in stolen assets recovery... Read More →
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Nienke Palstra

Campaigner, Global Witness
Nienke Palstra is an Anti-Money Laundering Campaigner at Global Witness - an international advocacy organisation seeking to expose and break the links between natural resources corruption, conflict and other abuses. Nienke’s work has focused on anonymous shell companies and beneficial... Read More →

Workshop Coordinators
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Nienke Palstra

Campaigner, Global Witness
Nienke Palstra is an Anti-Money Laundering Campaigner at Global Witness - an international advocacy organisation seeking to expose and break the links between natural resources corruption, conflict and other abuses. Nienke’s work has focused on anonymous shell companies and beneficial... Read More →



Tuesday October 23, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 8
  • Organiser Global Witness

4:30pm

Confronting Tax Evasion and Other Illicit Financial Flows – Time to Translate Commitments into Action
This session will take stock of recent years’ efforts to curb tax evasion and other illicit financial flows, including the follow-up to the Panama Papers, settlements with Swiss banks and other major cases, targeting of enablers of tax evasion constructs, and tax policy and administration related steps taken to prevent evasion. The presenters will provide different perspectives, highlighting their countries’ political, fiscal, and enforcement experiences. The questions posed to the panelists are: (i) What have we learned from recent years’ fight against international tax evasion; (ii) Will exchange of information be a game-changer; (iii) How do we ensure a truly international effort to combat tax evasion; and (iv) How do we strengthen the capacity in developing countries to ensure effective enforcement mechanisms and increased tax revenue?

Moderators
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Duncan Wigan

Associate Professor in International Political Economy, Copenhagen Business School
Duncan Wigan is Associate Professor in International Political Economy at the Department of Organization, Copenhagen Business School. His research interests include international taxation, international finance, corporate organization and activism for global economic justice. Currently... Read More →

Speakers
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Kwaku Kwarteng

Deputy Minister for Finance, Ghana
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Jonathan Larsen

Deputy Director, IRS Criminal Investigation, USA
KL

Karsten Lauritzen

Minister for Taxation, Denmark

Workshop Coordinators
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Fatima Madsen

Policy Advisor, International Coordination, Ministry of Taxation, Denmark


Tuesday October 23, 2018 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Workshop Room 2
  • Organiser The World Bank and the Danish Ministry of Taxation

4:30pm

New Impetus for Anti-Corruption Institutions: UNCAC, Jakarta Principles and Beyond
The last two decades have witnessed a significant growth of Anti-Corruption Agencies (ACAs) around the world. Today there are more than 100 anti-corruption agencies in the world. Despite their increasing numbers at present, ACAs across the world show only a patch work of successes.  This may be due to a lack of independence, inadequate resources allocation, low capacity of its officials, as well as low level of public trust and support.   Therefore new tools and approaches are needed to make ACAs more accountable to their stakeholders.

The 7th COSP UNCAC Resolution 7/5 calls on state parties to take note of the Jakarta Principles to ensure the necessary independence and competence for anti-corruption agencies (ACAs) in accordance with the Article 6 of the UNCAC. The Jakarta Principles, comprising 16 key principles derived from country experiences and challenges from around the world, provide a roadmap for strengthening ACA independence and effectiveness.

The Jakarta Principles provides key elements that ACAs should have to be able to perform effectively. It contains recommendations on the importance of adequate authorities and resources, accountability and transparency, and also cooperation and collaboration to ensure independent and effective ACAs. However, more discussion on practical examples on how to implement the principles is required.

This workshop aims to define the practical steps to implement the Jakarta Principles as an accountability framework for ACAs in order to create independent and well-functioning ACAs. The workshop also will identify challenges in the application of these principles and also identify how collective action can contribute to strengthen and improve the independence of the ACAs. This IACC workshop invites experts and practitioners from around the world to discuss about the importance of independent and effective anti-corruption agencies (ACAs) in the anti-corruption movement. This workshop also explore the application of the Jakarta Principles as the prospective framework in implementing Article 6 and 36 of the UNCAC

Session Rapporteur: Syafira Larasati


Moderators
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Tan Sri Abu Kassim

Director General, National Centre for Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption, Malaysia
Abu Kassim bin MOHAMED, presently is the Director General at the National Centre for Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption, Malaysia. Was born on 5 December 1960 in Selangor, Malaysia.Studied at University Science Malaysia and obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science... Read More →

Speakers
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Emmanuel Farhat

Senior International Affairs Officer, Agence Française Anticorruption (AFA), France
Mr Emmanuel Farhat is a French magistrate with post-graduate training at the National School for the Judiciary in France.Before joining the French Anticorruption Agency, in September 2017, he worked in the Terrorism Prevention Branch of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime... Read More →
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Luc Marius Ibriga

Controller General of State, Autorité supérieure de contrôle d'Etat et de Lutte contre la corruption (ASCE-LC), Burkina Faso
Principales qualifications : Management et coordination du contrôle administratif et dela lutte contre la corruption au Burkina FasoNom et prénom(s) : IBRIGA Luc MariusDate et lieu de naissance : 27 septembre 1956 à Korogho (RCI)Nationalité : BurkinabèProfession : Juriste... Read More →
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Samuel de Jaegere

Anti-Corruption Advisor, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Mr. Samuel De Jaegere currently supports policy development on “corruption involving vast quantities of assets” as Anti-Corruption Advisor in the Corruption and Economic Crime Branch in UNODC HQ in Vienna (Austria). Previously, he served for five years as UNODC Regional Anti-Corruption... Read More →
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Akharakit (Ryan) Keeratithanachaiyos

International Affairs Strategy Specialist, Office of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC), Thailand
Akharakit (Ryan) Keeratithanachaiyos specializes in cross-border corruption and money laundering investigation.He joined the Office of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (ONACC) in 2010 as its International Affairs Strategy Specialist, where he provided policy advice and operational... Read More →
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Rukshana Nanayakkara

Advocacy Manager for Sustainable Development Goals, Transparency International Secretariat
Rukshana Nanayakkara is the Advocacy Manager for Sustainable Development Goals at Transparency International Secretariat (TI-S) in Berlin, Germany. His work involves supporting TI chapters and other regional and international networks in prioritizing SDG anti-corruption targets in... Read More →
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Agus Rahardjo

Chairman, Corruption Eradication Commission of Indonesia
Born in Magetan, East Java, in 1956, Agus Rahardjo received his Bachelor degree from Department of Civil Engineering Institut Teknologi Sepuluh November (ITS) Surabaya in 1984. He continued his studies, Master degree, in 1991 at Arthur D. Little Management Education Institute, Cambridge... Read More →
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Matthew Stephenson

Professor, Harvard University Law School
Matthew is the founding editor of the Global Corruption Blog and he has written extensively on the topic of corruption.Matthew Stephenson is Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where he teaches administrative law, legislation and regulation, anti-corruption law, and political... Read More →
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Eka Tkeshelashvili

Head of Programme, EU Anti-Corruption Initiative (EUACI)
Eka Tkeshelasvhili is Head of Program of European Anti-Corruption Initiative (EUACI). The overall objective of the Program is to improve the implementation of anti-corruption policy in Ukraine, thereby ultimately contributing to a reduction in corruption. Specific objectives of the... Read More →

Workshop Coordinators
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Putri Wijayanti

International Cooperation Specialist, Indonesia Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK)
Ms. Putri Rahayu Wijayanti is a Cooperation Specialist of Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi (KPK-Indonesia Anti Corruption Agency). Working in KPK since 2007, her current focus of work is to coordinate all international anti-corruption policies and ensuring its implementation of these... Read More →



Tuesday October 23, 2018 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Workshop Room 3
  • Organiser Indonesia Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK)

4:30pm

The Battle Inside the War- What Stands Between Women in Conflict Situations and Help?
Wars and other conflict situations have been recognized as an aggravating factor in Women’s vulnerability, inflicting peculiar kinds of suffering. These include trafficking, kidnappings, sexual slavery and forced prostitution. Realizing these dangers, development and humanitarian assistance are regularly deployed to conflict zones with an emphasis on cushioning women and other vulnerable groups and shelter them from the worst of the effects of conflicts and war. The Workshop will review the situation of Women in Conflict situations and how efforts at alleviating their distress are undermined by corruption, impacting negatively on peace efforts, social justice and ultimately, development for not just the women but also other persons for whom they have a degree of responsibility

This will be a first time effort to address the gender dimensions of humanitarian assistance in conflict situations which are often ignored or lost in the broader narratives of war and corruption.

Session Rapporteur: Monica Twesiime Kirya
Discussant: Ortrun Merkle
Ortrun is a Ph.D Research Fellow at UNU-MERIT/Maastricht Graduate School of Governance.Her thesis assesses the impact of gender norms on forms and effects of corruption. She is a part of the research team on migration and corruption at the Graduate School of Governance. For this research she focuses on gendered experiences of corruption throughout the migration journey, especially on sextortion. Ortrun has been teaching and supervising extensively on Bachelor and Master level, focusing on corruption, gender and security issues.

Moderators
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Lilian Ekeanyanwu

Head, Technical Unit on Governance and Anti-Corruption Reforms (TUGAR)
Lilian Ekeanyanwu has over thirty years' experience as an attorney at law and the Head of the Technical Unit on Governance and Anti-Corruption Reforms - TUGAR, a government of Nigeria institution with the mandate to provide coordinated data through empirical research, and facilitate... Read More →

Speakers
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Arwa Hassan

Programme Director, Good Governance Cluster
Arwa holds degrees from Cambridge University in England (BA & MA) and Warwick University (MA). In addition to English (her mother tongue), Arwa speaks fluent Arabic, German, French and Italian. She is an international development specialist with 20 years spent focusing on the Middle... Read More →
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Laura Nyirinkindi

Regional Vice President (Africa), FIDA International (Eastern and Southern Region)
Laura is a Ugandan advocate based in Kampala, with a degree in Law from Makerere University, Uganda and a Master’s degree from University of Oxford, UK, in International Human Rights Law. Laura was the Chairperson of FIDA Uganda (2010-2014) and is Regional Vice President (Africa... Read More →
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Ali Sadki

Member, Transparency Maroc
Ali is an activist in the fight against corruption and the defence of human rights. He has been a member of Transparency Maroc, the Moroccan Chapter of Transparency International, since 2000 and has worked on national and regional initiatives in the MENA region to promote transparency... Read More →
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Bilkis Zabara

Former Director of the Gender Development Research and Studies Centre (GDRSC), Sana’a University
Bilkis was until recently, the Director of the Gender Development Research and Studies Centre, (GDRSC), Sana’a University - a position she occupied since late 2011. The Centre, beyond aiming to strengthen its capacity, works to relate its vision to the civil society in the context... Read More →

Workshop Coordinators
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Ezinwa Okoroafor

International Secretary, International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA)
A gender, good governance and sustainable development advocate, Ezinwa is a Nigerian legal practitioner with over 30 years’ experience, holds a Master’s degree (1989) in law. I am currently the International Secretary (previously Regional Vice President (Africa), and National... Read More →



Tuesday October 23, 2018 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Workshop Room 6
  • Organiser International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA)

4:30pm

Trends and Strategies to Protect and Reclaim Civic Space
The civic space for activists in the natural resource sector has seen increasing restrictions and attacks on activists are growing. Civil society and activists have seen strategies employed to undermine their credibility and legitimacy, to surveil and intimidate, and legislation which has restricted access to funding, and shifts in donor priorities has restricted civil society’s ability to work on anti-corruption issues. At the same time, developments and proliferation of digital technologies have provided new opportunities and new challenges for civil society - we have seen Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) used to communicate and mobilise people both within and from outside a country in support; to document and communicate abuses by state and private-sector actors. On the flip side, we have seen technologies used to surveil, intimidate, profile activists and conduct smear campaigns to undermine the legitimacy of civil society working in an already difficult sector.

This session will be an interactive workshop where participants will discuss and share their experiences in relation to the following three questions:
  1. How is civic space changing in the country that you work in? How has this affected your work?
  2. What positive and negative experiences relating to civic space have you had with technology in your work?
  3. What strategies and tactics have you used to make the most of the opportunities or counter these threats?
The conversation will be kicked off by a number of named speakers before workshop participants will be invited to join the conversation. This will be a highly participatory session - please come prepared to join the conversation!

Session Rapporteur: Alexandra Malmqvist

Moderators
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Elisa Peter

Publish What You Pay

Speakers
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Joy Aceron

Head, G Watch, Philippines
Also a research affiliate and adviser to Accountability Research Center (ARC) (www.accountabilityresearch.org); and the National Researcher for the Philippines of the Open Government Partnership (OGP)-Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM). See my latest book: https://www.g-watch.org/resources/vertical-integration-research/going-vertical-citizen-led-reform-campaigns-philippines-2nd... Read More →
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Sihem Bouazza

Publish What You Pay Tunisia
AI

Ali Idrissa

Publish What You Pay Niger
EN

Emily Nickerson

Publish What You Pay Canada
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Leil Zahra

Project Lead, Tactical Technology Collective

Workshop Coordinators
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Duncan Edwards

Director of Global Initiatives and Impact, Publish What You Pay
I joined Publish What You Pay (PWYP) in January 2018 as Director of Global Initiatives and Impact. I am developing and implementing systems, research activities, and strategic initiatives that ensure PWYP’s effectiveness in promoting an open and accountable extractives sector. This... Read More →
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Leil Zahra

Project Lead, Tactical Technology Collective


Tuesday October 23, 2018 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Workshop Room 8
  • Organiser Tactical Tech

4:30pm

Trends in Combating Corruption in the Private Sector
International anti-corruption standards and domestic anti-bribery laws with extra-territorial reach have highlighted the crucial importance to the private sector of proactively confronting and combating corruption. Public expectations for business to be conducted fairly and with integrity, and for governments to be transparent about public commercial deals, are rising worldwide in the face of repeated corporate corruption scandals and state capture by economic elites.

Private entities represent not only the victims but also the perpetrators of corruption. Dealing with this multi-faceted problem therefore requires a broad range of often complementary anti-corruption measures both on the individual and collective levels, as well as in terms of dealings with public actors and investors. On the corporate level, implementing integrity and compliance programmes is an important step towards preventing corruption. Measures such as anti-corruption due diligence on third parties and the supply chain can help to strengthen integrity in the wider business environment. Collective Action can enable multiple companies to work together and with other actors, including civil society. Interactions with the public sector are also crucial: for example, tackling corruption in large scale investment projects requires multiple actions by governments and the private sector to enable competition and transparency to flourish so that public procurement processes are not tainted by corruption. The potential consequences of engagement by each one of these actors increases exponentially when individual actions are connected and reinforced through collaboration with other state and non-state groups.

This workshop will therefore bring together a panel of experts and practitioners to share their experiences, challenges and lessons learned in order to explore the pathways to strengthening private sector integrity.

Moderators
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Lisa Kristin Miller

Head of Integrity Compliance Office, World Bank
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Joel Turkewitz

Lead Public Sector Specialist in the Public Integrity and Openness Directorate in the Governance Global Practice, World Bank

Speakers
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Gemma Aiolfi

Head of Compliance and Corporate Governance / Collective Action, Basel Institute on Governance
Gemma Aiolfi has been the Head of Compliance, Corporate Governance and Collective Action at the Basel Institute on Governance since July 2013.Prior to that she was Legal Counsel to the Integrity Department and the internal Office of Special Investigations at ABB AG in Oerlikon Zurich... Read More →
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Rhoda Appiah

Head of Corporate Affairs and Administration, Public Procurement Authority Ghana
BA

Birtürk Aydın

Partner, Baker McKenzie, Istanbul Office
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Ceri Wyn Lawley

Chief Compliance Officer, International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group
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Jorge Bermúdez Soto

Comptroller General, Chile



Tuesday October 23, 2018 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Workshop Room 5
  • Organiser Alliance for Integrity, the Basel Institute on Governance and the World Bank Group

4:30pm

What Will it Take to Win the Fight Against Corruption in Africa?
Andreas Proksch will moderate a high-level debate at the 18th IACC to answer this question. His debate panel will include among others the Hon. Miarom Begoto, Chairperson of the African Union Advisory Board on Corruption. Having declared 2018 as the African anti-corruption year, the AU reminds its citizens of its high-level political commitment fight corruption. The AU is equally rallying its partners around this question. Some of these partners and citizens will join the debate to share experiences and explore solutions to achieve this African Union aspiration. 
 


Moderators
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Andreas Proksch

Director General, Sector and Global Programmes Department, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Andreas Proksch has been Director General of GIZ’s new Sector and Global Programmes Department (GloBe) since September 2015. He headed up the company’s Africa Department from 2007 until 2015 and led GTZ’s Corporate Development Unit from 2001 until 2007. He has a total of 17... Read More →

Speakers
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Honorable Bégoto Miarom

Chairperson of the Board, African Union Advisory Board on Corruption
Hon. Miarom, of Chadian nationality, was elected as a member of the AUABC during the 30th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 25th to 27th January 2017. He took the oath of Office on 24th July 2017 during the inaugural... Read More →
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Edward Ouko

Auditor General, Republic of Kenya
FCPA Edward Ouko is the Auditor-General of the Republic of Kenya since 2011. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (FCA) and is a co-opted Council Member of the Institute representing Africa. He is also a Fellow Member of the Institute... Read More →
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Hannu Shipena

Permanent Secretary, Anti-Corruption Commission in Namibia
Hannu Shipena has been serving as permanent secretary for the Anti-Corruption Commission in Namibia since October 2016. The Anti-Corruption Commission is a State agency established by law to combat and prevent corruption in Namibia. In his role, Mr Shipena ensures operational efficiency... Read More →

Workshop Coordinators
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Nicole Botha

Senior Advisor, Anticorruption and Integrity Programm, Deutsche Gesellschaft fürInternationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Nicole Botha is currently heading the global GIZ Sector Programme on Anticorruption and Integrity in Bonn, Germany. She has over 13 years work experience in development cooperation projects. Nicole’s regional experience focuses on Africa where she has been working on a number of... Read More →



Tuesday October 23, 2018 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Workshop Room 7
  • Organiser Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

4:30pm

Women’s Political Participation and Corruption -- Does Gender Matter? Female’s Politicians’ Engagement in Anti-corruption Efforts
There is evidence that corruption affects women and men differently and hits the poor and vulnerable groups the hardest, especially women, who represent a higher share of the world’s poor. But women are not only victims of corruption; they are also part of the solution. Greater female participation in political life is consistently associated with less corruption in many countries of the world. This has led some countries to promote women’s participation in political life as an anti-corruption tool. However, while few studies reject this correlation, there is no conclusive evidence that substantiate the underlying assumption that women will behave in ways that are less corrupt than men once they overcome barriers to political power.  In fact, the mechanisms at play and the factors likely to support or inhibit the correlation between women’s political participation and reduced levels of corruption are not yet very well understood. There is no consensus on what effects to expect when the number of women in parliament, political parties or other political institutions increase and what women’s representation in political life is likely to affect and how.

At the same time, some studies have shown that corruption hinders women’s political representation and prevent them from accessing the leadership positions that would allow them to influence the policy debate. This is particularly true in corrupt contexts. In clientelistic environments, women are more likely to be excluded from male dominated election networks - often referred to as “old boy’s networks”-, which makes it more difficult for them to enter the political sphere.

This could represent a missed opportunity for the anti-corruption agenda. While very few studies specifically investigate the effect of women participation on anti-corruption policies, there is evidence that women’s political representation tends to influence policy outcomes, with greater investments in traditional women’s’ concerns such as child care, water provision, health and environment.

So what are the potential benefits of women’s political empowerment for the anti-corruption agenda? To which extent and under which circumstances are female politicians likely to champion anti-corruption issues? Are they likely to do things differently than male politicians once in political office?  What are the factors that support or hamper their successful engagement in anti-corruption? What is likely to work (or not work) in engaging women female politicians in anti-corruption? These are some of the questions that this workshop will contribute to answer.

Drawing from cutting-edge research and forthcoming publications exploring the linkages between women political participation and corruption, leading experts and practitioners will present findings from recent studies, discuss the state of research on the topic and identify knowledge gap and further needs for research.

We hope that the discussions will contribute to bring the debate further and provide some element of answers to these questions, with the view to:
  • raising awareness on the potential of engaging female politicians in anti-corruption
  • improving our understanding on whether and under which circumstances female politicians are likely to support and engage in the fight against corruption
  • identifying knowledge gaps and further research needs on the linkages between women political empowerment and anti-corruption
  • informing interventions aimed at promoting female politicians’ leadership and engagement in anti-corruption
  • bringing together academic experts and practitioners to bridge the gap between academic research and practitioners’ knowledge needs

Moderators
AC

Amy C Alexander

Assistant Professor (tenure track), Quality of Government (QoG) institute, Department of Political Science, Göteborg University
Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the Department of Political Science and researcher in the Quality of Government Institute. Amy is an Assistant Professor at the Quality of Government Institute in the Department of Political Science. For the next five years my research will focus... Read More →

Speakers
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Monika Bauhr

Associate Professor, Quality of Government (QoG) institute, Department of Political Science, Göteborg University
Monika Bauhr is an Associate Professor at the department of Political science, University of Gothenburg and the head of the Quality of Government Institute. She has previously been a visiting scholar at Stanford University, the University of Florida in the US and the University of... Read More →
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Justin Esarey

Associate Professor of Political Science, Department of Political Science, Rice University
Major areas of research include political methodology, especially statistical inference and the analysis of moderated effects. Justin Esarey is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Rice University who specializes in political methodology. His current methodological projects... Read More →
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María de los Ángeles Fernández Ramil

President, Hay Mujeres
Founder of “Hay Mujeres”, which emerged as a virtual platform and today is a foundation that promotes the visibility of women through their voice and opinion as a dimension of their leadership. Hay Mujeres works primarily, but not only, with the media in order to promote their... Read More →
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Daniel Stockemer

Associate Professor, Political Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa
Daniel Stockemer is an Associate Professor in the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa. His main research interests are political participation, political representation, right-wing extremism in Europe, as well as quantitative and qualitative research methods. Since... Read More →
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Mi Yung Yoon

Professor of International Studies
Yoon teaches world politics, American foreign policy, international law and organization, international political economy, United Nations field study in New York, African politics and women in the developing world. Her research interests include territorial disputes in Africa, women's... Read More →

Workshop Coordinators
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Lena Wängnerud

Professor, Quality of Government Institute, Department of Political Science, Göteborg University
Lena’s research interests areas are: (1) Representative democracy with a particular focus on issues of women's political influence and gender equality. In this area, she examines mainly Swedish conditions and developments from the 1970s onwards. (2) Gender and corruption where... Read More →



Tuesday October 23, 2018 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Workshop Room 10
  • Organiser Quality of Government Institute, University of Gothenburg
 
Wednesday, October 24
 

8:30am

Generating new ideas through international cooperation – “How to get to Denmark from China?”
The purpose of workshop is to highlight two important aspects of the international cooperation in the fight against corruption. The first part of the workshop focuses on how countries with different histories and cultures can have a fruitful cooperation and dialogue on anti-corruption. Based on reflections of aspects of the Chinese-Danish cooperation presented by the panel, the objective is to have a general discussion on how to cooperate internationally in generating new ideas for the fight against corruption. The second part focuses on general experiences of international cooperation on selected investigatory activities. Based on practical experiences from international cooperation on fugitive repatriation and asset recovery, the objective of the workshop is to focus on how to strengthen the international cooperation on fugitive repatriation, asset recovery and assistance to investigations.

Session Interpreter: Frances Gao, Royal Danish Embassy in Beijing

Moderators
Speakers
PF

Per Fiig

Senior Chief Prosecutor, State Prosecutor for Serious Economic and International Crime, Denmark
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Chen Guomeng

Director General of the Department of Case Review, National Commission of Supervision, People's Republic of China
CHEN Guomeng, male, doctor’s degree of law.CHEN is currently Director General (Vice-Ministerial level) of the Department of Case Review, member of the 19th Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the CPC.1989.08-1991.08court clerk of the Xiamen Municipal Intermediary People’s... Read More →
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Wang Keji

Division Director of the Case Review Department, National Commission of Supervision of China
JL

Jia Luan

Deputy Director General of the International Cooperation Department, National Commission of Supervision of China
JS

Jørgen Steen Sørensen

Ombudsman, Danish Parliamentary Ombudsman

Workshop Coordinators
CO

Christian Ougaard

Special Legal Adviser, Folketingets Ombudsmand
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Klavs Kinnerup Hede

Director of International Relations, The Danish Parliamentary Ombudsman


Wednesday October 24, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am
Workshop Room 1
  • Organiser The Danish Parliamentary Ombudsman

12:00pm

DigiMeddle – Kidnapping Democracy in the New Digital Age
This session is intended to be a high-level dynamic panel on the misuse of digital tools and social media, with the goal of swaying public opinion and skewing elections. This discussion is particularly important when considering the recent scandal of Cambridge Analytica in the US presidential elections, and the suspicions of foreign influence in political campaigns around the World. The objective of this session is to draw attention to recent events, as well as discuss possible ways to tackle the issue and thus reduce corruption-risks in the Democratic process.

Speakers
CU

Catalina Uribe Burcher

Senior Programme Officer, Political Participation and Representation Programme, Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA)
RR

Rebecca Rumbul

Head of Research, MySociety
JW

Jessica White

Research Analyst, Freedom House
JW

John Wonderlich

Executive Director, Sunlight Foundation

Workshop Coordinators
VT

Vitor Teixeira

Policy Officer EU Integrity, Transparency International EU
Currently working as Policy Officer in the EU integrity team of Transparency International EU. There I focus mainly on issues related with Money in Politics, as well transparency and accountability of the EU Institutions. Prior to joining Transparency International EU I worked as... Read More →



Wednesday October 24, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 1
  • Organiser Transparency International EU

12:00pm

Financing Development in Post-Conflict and Fragile Environments: Integrity and Corruption Challenges and Lessons from the Multilateral Development Banks
Multilateral development banks (MDBs) commonly finance projects and activities in post-conflict and weak governance environments at significant risk of corruption and the potential misuse of funds.  Following IACC’s theme of “Together for Development, Peace, and Security: Now is the time to Act,” the MDBs will share insights from investigations of fraud, corruption, and other forms of misconduct in high-risk environments. Topics that will be covered include:

•    What challenges do the integrity offices of MDBs face when conducting investigations in post-conflict and weak governance environments?  
•    How can these challenges be addressed to facilitate oversight and investigative activity in capacity-constrained environments?
•    What insights can be shared through investigations of projects in high-risk environments? How can these inform investigative strategy and tactics to better protect funds?

Session Rapporteur: Annelle Gonzales de Jesus


Moderators
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Chiawen Kiew

Associate Director of Investigations, EBRD - European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Mr. Kiew is the Associate Director for Investigations at the Office of the Chief Compliance Officer of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), where he oversees the workflow of investigations of and advises the Bank on identifying and responding to allegations... Read More →

Speakers
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J. David Fielder

Manager, Integrity Vice Presidency, World Bank
J. David Fielder joined INT as the Manager of Operations in December 2011.  His prior experience includes two years as the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) where he supervised investigations of the SEC’s activities... Read More →
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Jan Willem van der Kaaij

European Investment Bank, Inspector General
Jan Willem van der Kaaij is the Inspector General of the European Investment Bank (EIB). In 2002 he became a Member of the Board of Directors of the EIB and assumed the post of Inspector General in 2007. In this position, he is responsible for is responsible for Internal Audit, Anti-Fraud... Read More →
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Laura Profeta

Chief, Office of Institutional Integrity, Inter-American Development Bank
Laura Profeta, Chief of the Office of Institutional Integrity, was appointed Chief Counsel of Sovereign Guaranteed Operations in the IDB’s Legal Department in 2011. Prior to that, Ms. Profeta was a Project Attorney and a Supervising Attorney for Central America and Mexico, and for... Read More →
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Lisa Rosen

Chief Compliance Officer, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Lisa Rosen is the Chief Compliance Officer of the EBRD and is responsible for ensuring that the highest standards of integrity are applied throughout all activities of the EBRD. Ms Rosen’s office conducts Bank-wide integrity and anti-money laundering training courses, advises on... Read More →
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Bubacarr Sankareh

Acting Director, Office of Integrity and Corruption, African Development Bank Group
Bubacarr Sankareh is the Acting Director of the Office of Integrity and Anti-corruption (PIAC) of the African Development Bank (AfDB). Within the AfDB, PIAC has the overriding mandate to conduct independent investigations into allegations of sanctionable practices in AfDB-financed... Read More →
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John Versantvoort

Head, Office of Anticorruption and Integrity, Asian Development Bank
John Versantvoort is the Head of the Office of Anticorruption and Integrity (OAI) at Asian Development Bank (ADB) since December 2017. He joined ADB as a sovereign operations lawyer in the Office of the General Counsel in April 2007, where he took on progressive levels of technical... Read More →



Wednesday October 24, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 3
  • Organiser European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

12:00pm

From Buenos Aires to Tokyo: B20 Policy Actions on Integrity & Compliance Moving From Intent to Action
The B20 is the private sector's voice of the G20 community. It aims at building consensus amongst business leaders, international organizations and civil society regarding global challenges, including on anti-corruption. Over the past months, the B20 Integrity & Compliance Cross-thematic Taskforce has generated – with the contribution of civil society and other stakeholders – ambitious policy action to the G20 in three areas that are central to the fight against corruption. In addition, the Taskforce calls upon G20 members to make a concrete Commitment to Integrity and Ethical Standards (CIES) underpinned by strong efforts in education and capacity building. A few weeks ahead of the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires and the hand over to the Japanese Presidency, this workshops will share the outcome of this work and discuss how recommendations can be translated into concrete action on the ground. Also, how can collaboration between business and civil society be strengthened for greater impact.

Session Rapportuer: Katja Bechtel

Moderators
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Dr. Isabel Cane

Project Lead, Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI) at the World Economic Forum
Dr. Isabel Cane is the Project Lead for the Partnering Against Corruption Initiative (PACI) at the World Economic Forum. Isabel has more than 15 years of global academic, industry, consulting & NGO experience in international development. Isabel has worked across stakeholders advising... Read More →

Speakers
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Mary Kathrine Brink

Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Philip Morris International
Mary Katherine Brink holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas and a JD from University of Texas School of Law. She is a dual-qualified lawyer in the U.S. and England & Wales.  She currently serves as Philip Morris International’s Chief... Read More →
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Danielle Cannata

Senior Counsel, SABIC Legal Affairs
Danielle started her career at the Pentagon, where she worked on the negotiation of bilateral and multilateral defence cooperation and arms control agreements. She then spent seven years in the Washington, DC office of the law firm of O’Melveny & Myers. There, she represented clients... Read More →
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Robin Hodess

Director of Governance and Transparency, The B Team
Robin became Director of Governance & Transparency at The B Team in April 2018. She has been working in the fields of governance, transparency and social justice for two decades, including engagement with the private sector in a range of multi-stakeholder initiatives. Previously... Read More →
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Paula A. Morrone

Southern Cone Legal Director and Compliance Officer, Latam DPO Leader, Unilever de Argentina S.A.
Paula graduated as a Lawyer specialized in Corporate and Economics Matters at the Universidad de Buenos Aires in 1998.  In 1999, she was granted a scholarship by Unilever and she completed her Master´s Degree in Law and Economics at the Universidad Torcuato Di tella Business School.Paula... Read More →
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Delia Matilde Ferreira Rubio

Chair of the Board, Transparency International
The former president of Transparency International’s chapter in Argentina, Poder Ciudadano, Delia Matilde Ferreira Rubio has served as chief advisor for several representatives and senators at the Argentine National Congress and has advised the Constitutional Committee of both the... Read More →
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Mário Vinícius Claussen Spinelli

General Ombudsman, Petrobras
Mario Spinelli is the General Ombudsman at Petrobras. He has a doctorate's degree in Public Administration and Government by Fundação Getulio Vargas (SP) and a master's degree in Public Administration by Fundação João Pinheiro (MG). Spinelli was the Head of The Comptroller General... Read More →
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Lee C. Tashjian

Special Assistant to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Fluor Corporation
Senior executive with forty years’ experience in public affairs, corporate and employee communications, investor and government relations, marketing and advertising. Currently serving as Special Assistant to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Fluor Corporation.  In his... Read More →

Workshop Coordinators
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Katja Bechtel

Head of Business Integrity Programme (BIP), Transparency International
Katja Bechtel is leading Transparency International’s (TI’s) global work on business integrity from the TI secretariat in Berlin. This includes global advocacy and representation in international fora such as the B20 and the UN Global Compact, as well as capacity building of TI’s... Read More →



Wednesday October 24, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 2
  • Organiser Unilever

12:00pm

Integrating Anti-Corruption in the SDGs: a Multi-Stakeholder Approach
The objective of the workshop is to showcase approaches and experiences of developed and developing countries, civil society and private sector on why multi-stakeholder approach is important to effectively integrate anti-corruption in the SDGs, particularly in national and local level SDG plans.
 
More specifically, the objectives of the workshop are as follows:
1.      Showcase government, civil society and private sector efforts to build multi-stakeholder partnerships to promote transparency, accountability and anti-corruption in the SDGs, including integration of anti-corruption, implementation, measurement and monitoring of anti-corruption in the SDGs.
2.      Identify existing gaps in the implementation, coordination and monitoring of the SDGs from the perspective of preventing and combating corruption.
3.      Illustrate the importance of building high quality and transparent quantitative information on corruption to promote evidence-based anti-corruption policies, as embedded in the SDG paradigm
4.      Provide suggestions for government, civil society and private sector and share experiences to promote the integration of anti-corruption in the SDGs.
5.      Launch an online course on integrating anti-corruption in SDGs and manual on measuring corruption.

Session Rapporteur: Stina Eriksson

Speakers
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Adeyemi Adeniran

Deputy Director, National Bureau of Statistics of Nigeria
Mr. Adeniran has over 25 years of working experience as a Statistician in the Nigeria National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). He is presently a Deputy Director in charge of Household Statistics in the NBS.Some of his recent National and International engagements include:  i... Read More →
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Enrico Bisogno

Head of the Data Development and Dissemination Unit, UNODC
Mr. Bisogno is currently leading the Data Development and Dissemination Unit at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Vienna. In such capacity, he is responsible for developing and implementing UNODC programme on crime and drugs statistics, including activities related... Read More →
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Vani Catanasiga

Executive Director of the Fiji Council of Social Services
Vani Catanasiga is the first female executive director of the Fiji Council of Social Services. FCOSS is a national CSO platform that was established in the 1960s to represent CSO voices to government on social development issues. Vani has 18 years of combined experience in volunteer... Read More →
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Patrick Keuleers

Director, Governance and Peacebuilding, United Nations Development Programme
Mr. Patrick Keuleers is the Director of UNDP’s Governance and Peacebuilding Cluster in the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support in New York. He brings 34 years of experience in development policies and programming, in particular in the field of democratic governance and peacebuilding... Read More →
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Jorge Luis Rodriguez Meza

Program Manager of the Enterprise Analysis Unit , World Bank
Jorge Rodríguez Meza has been the Program Manager of the Enterprise Analysis Unit at the World Bank since 2012. He has been with the Unit since 2005 when he joined the organization. Over these years, he has worked on projects measuring the business environment and its impact on development in all regions of the world. Most of this data collection work has translat... Read More →
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Rukshana Nanayakkara

Advocacy Manager for Sustainable Development Goals, Transparency International Secretariat
Rukshana Nanayakkara is the Advocacy Manager for Sustainable Development Goals at Transparency International Secretariat (TI-S) in Berlin, Germany. His work involves supporting TI chapters and other regional and international networks in prioritizing SDG anti-corruption targets in... Read More →
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Klas Rasmusson

Senior Anti-Corruption Policy Specialist, SIDA, Sweden
Klas has extensive experience working in the Swedish Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), where he currently is Sida´s Senior Anti-Corruption Policy Specialist. Previously, he was Sida’s manager for Eastern Europe and Western Balkans and held postings at several Swedish... Read More →
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Cecilia Muller Torbrand

Program Director, Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN)
Cecilia leads the Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN). She was one of the front drivers for its establishment in 2011, and has served as chair of the network and as collective action lead in the MACN Steering committee. MACN has won multiple awards for its work.  Cecilia is an... Read More →

Workshop Coordinators
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Aida Arutyunova

Programme Manager of Global Anti-Corruption Initiative (ACPIS), UNDP ACPIS



Wednesday October 24, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 6
  • Organiser United Nations Development Programme

12:00pm

Parliamentarians Acting Now in Partnerships
The Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC) represents parliamentarians from around the world who are committed to tackling corruption. While the corrupt are adapting new technologies and strategies to strengthen their gains, parliamentarians are committing to smarter partnerships across their communities to circumvent corrupt practices. In this session, GOPAC’s regional and national chapters share some of the creative partnerships that are making an impact in preventing and interrupting corruption.
GOPAC aims to highlight the importance of parliamentarians engaging with their constituents and working collaboratively with civil society to raise awareness of corruption issues and lobby for legislative and administrative changes at combatting corruption. It focuses on the representational role of parliamentarians in ensuring that the voice of the people is heard by government and reflected in appropriate anti-corruption legislation.

Session Rapporteur: Lavenia Rokovucago

Moderators
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John Hyde

Secretary, Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption
John Hyde was the Member for Perth in the West Australian Parliament from 2001 to 2013. He is the Secretary of GOPAC and GOPAC Oceania and was the founding Chair of GOPAC Australia. He was the Chair or Deputy Chair of the West Australian Parliament’s oversight committee on the Corruption... Read More →
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Mihaela Stojkoska

Regional Anti-Corruption Specialist (Pacific), United Nations Development Programme
Mihaela  Stojkoska Burwitz comes from Macedonia and has 18 years of experience working in the field of Governance. She is the Regional Anti-Corruption Specialist (Pacific) UNDP with UN-PRAC in the Pacific; previously as Head of  the Governance Unit in the UNDP Country Office in... Read More →

Speakers
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Hon. Shakeel Shabbir Ahmed

Chair/MP, GOPAC Kenya/National Assembly of Kenya
Shakeel Shabbir Ahmed (born 1953 in Kisumu) is a Kenyan politician. He chairs the GOPAC Kenya grouping of anti-corruption parliamentarians. He was first elected to represent the Kisumu Town East Constituency in the National Assembly of Kenya since the Kenyan parliamentary election... Read More →
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Dr. Carlos Alberto Pérez Cuevas

Chair/Member/Lawyer, GOPAC Mexico/Congress
Dr. Carlos Alberto Pérez Cuevas, is a Mexican lawyer and politician born in Nezahualcoyotl, State of Mexico in 1974. He has been a Councillor in his hometown, local representative and President of the Congress of his state; Federal Congressman, where he was leader of his party, with... Read More →
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Michael Aastrup Jensen

Member, Parliament of the Liberal Party, Denmark
Michael Aastrup Jensen, born March 16th 1976 in Roskilde, son of director Jesper Jensen and consultant Jette Jensen. Married to PhD Fellow Helene Maria Aastrup Jensen.Member periodMember of the Folketing for The Liberal Party in East Jutland greater constituency from November 13th... Read More →
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Margaret Quirk MLA

Chair/MP, GOPAC Australia/Western Australia Legislative Assembly
Margaret Quirk was first elected to the West Australia Parliament in 2001. She is currently the Chair, Joint Standing Committee Corruption and Crime Commission since June 2017 and Chair of GOPAC Australia. From 2005 to 2008 she served as a Minister, including Minister for Disability... Read More →
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Hon. Taefu Lemi MP

Chair/Associate Minister, GOPAC Samoa/Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Samoa
Hon. Taefu Lemi MP is Chair of GOPAC Samoa and Associate Minister for Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Samoa Taefu Lemi is a graduate Accountant from La Trobe University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Economic/Accounting in 1991. He was the Campus Manager for... Read More →
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Deffnie Thompson

Media Officer, Vanuatu National Youth Council
Ms Deffnie Thompson is a trained journalist and currently the media officer with the Vanuatu National Youth Council. Ms Thompson is also a Pacific youth civil society activist on integrity and anti-corruption issues who was active working with regional youth in Vanuatu to implement... Read More →
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Dr. Fadli Zon

Chair/Deputy Speaker, GOPAC/Indonesia House of Representatives
Dr. Fadli Zon is Chair of GOPAC and joined the GOPAC Board of Directors in 2015. He is a member of parliament in Indonesia and was elected Deputy Speaker of Indonesia Parliament in 2014 and Vice-Chairman of Partai Gerakan Indonesia Raya (GERINDRA) in 2008. Dr Zon was a member of the... Read More →



Wednesday October 24, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 8
  • Organiser Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption (GOPAC)

12:00pm

Social Media, Apps, Blockchain – The Anti-Corruption Heroes of Tomorrow?
Digitalisation has transformed the public and private sectors in many ways, affecting both the speed and scale at which tasks like communication or data analysis can be carried out. This is just as true for the field of anti-corruption, where ICT has opened new doors for the prevention, detection, and prosecution of corruption. While perpetrators get more creative in finding ways to corrupt or be corrupted, so do anti-corruption tools. From beneficial ownership registers, eProcurement systems to distributed ledger technologies, many digital ways of fighting corruption exist. However, are they really that adequate and effective? Designing the future of the fight against corruption also means to know how we best utilize and further develop the potential of digitalization. In this workshop we will discuss the pros and cons of tech-based approaches to anti-corruption, their strengths, weaknesses and lessons learned so far.

Moderators
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Max Heywood

Global Advocacy Coordinator, Transparency International Secretariat
Max Heywood is Global Advocacy Coordinator at Transparency International Secretariat. His main area of focus is anti-money laundering (AML) policy, in particular as related to the effectiveness of AML measures taken by financial and non-financial sectors. Previous roles at TI have... Read More →

Speakers
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Mihály Fazekas

Assistant Professor/ Scientific Director, Central European University/ Government Transparency Institute
Mihály Fazekas is an assistant professor at the Central European University, School of Public Policy, with a focus on using Big Data methods to understand the quality of government globally. He is also the scientific director of an innovative think-tank, the Government Transpare... Read More →
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Henriette Kötter

Senior Policy Officer, German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
Senior Policy Officer at the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and DevelopmentSince 2017 Senior Policy Officer in the Division for Sectoral and Thematic policies; governance; democracy, rule of law working on Anti-Corruption, combatting Illicit Financial Flows and EGovernance.2013-2017... Read More →
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Cédric Lombion

Programmes Manager, School of Data
Cédric Lombion coordinates the design and implementation of School of Data programmes and has developed expertise around the extractives industry, public procurement and data journalism. As part of his work he has mentored over the years more than 50 individuals and organisations... Read More →

Workshop Coordinators
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Saerije Nadji Rafat

Advisor "Anti-Corruption and Integrity" Programme, Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH



Wednesday October 24, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 10
  • Organiser Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

12:00pm

The Azerbaijani Laundromat: A Case Study in Journalists and Advocates Partnering to Accelerate Impact in the Global Fight Against Corruption
This session will profile the work of the unprecedented partnership between journalists and civil society activists in the Global Anti-Corruption Consortium (GACC) spearheaded by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) and Transparency International (TI). We will spotlight a major investigation in the consortium’s first year that underpins crucial advocacy efforts today: the Azerbaijani Laundromat, by Berlingske and OCCRP, looks into a complex $2.9 billion money and reputational laundering operation via four shell companies registered in the UK. Our aim is to show how global corruption fuels the repression of human rights, the impact achieved through bridging this non-traditional divide, and challenges and lessons learned on the mechanics of this kind of unique collaboration as a model for others embarking on similar partnerships. We will also highlight investigations beyond the GACC, raising similar questions about and opportunities for journalists and advocates partnering on cases of grand corruption. Through this discussion, we hope to identify and engage potential new partners and session participants in hurdles to avoid and ways these alliances can work, while illustrating why they are worth the effort.

Session Rapporteur: Conny Abel

Moderators
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Camille Eiss

Chief of Global Partnerships and Policy, OCCRP Washington
Camille Eiss is Chief of Global Partnerships and Policy at OCCRP, where she oversees donor, civil society, and policy engagement along with broader mission advancement. She has spent her career working at the intersection of human rights, governance, and international development... Read More →

Speakers
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Khadija Ismayilova

Regional Editor, Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP)
Khadija Ismayilova is an award-winning investigative reporter from Azerbaijan and a regional editor for OCCRP. In the past decade, her investigative reporting has exposed corrupt and lucrative business deals involving President Aliyev’s family members. She has provided irrefutable... Read More →
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Casey Kelso

Advocacy Director, Transparency International
Casey Kelso is Advocacy Director at Transparency International (TI) Secretariat. Casey joined the TI Secretariat as the Director for the Africa and the Middle East Department in October 2005 until his appointment as Advocacy Director in 2016. Prior to that, he was the chief executive... Read More →
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Paul Radu

Executive Director and Investigative Reporter, Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP)
Paul Radu is the executive director of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) and a co-creator of the Investigative Dashboard, Visual investigative Scenarios (VIS) visualization software and a co-founder of RISE Project, a platform for investigative reporters... Read More →
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Ilia Shumanov

deputy director, Transparency International - Russia
Ilia Shumanov is deputy director of Transparency International Russia. He participated in developing amendments to Russian federal law on contracting systems and also on law enforcement. Mr. Shumanov conducted a number of journalistic and civic anti-corruption investigations focusing... Read More →

Workshop Coordinators
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Stella Roque

Chief Communications Officer, OCCRP
Stella Roque is Chief Communications Officer for OCCRP and Transparency International's Global Anti-Corruption Consortium. Prior to joining OCCRP, she did a stint with RFI English Service and was an English-language editor for quarterly African affairs journal Géopolitique Africaine... Read More →


Wednesday October 24, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 5
  • Organiser the Global Anti-Corruption Consortium (GACC)

12:00pm

The Poorest Feeding the Richest?: New approaches to foster recovery of stolen assets from developing countries and support Domestic Resources Mobilization
It is estimated that 1 trillion US$ illegally flows out of developing and emerging countries per year, instead of being invested into sound infrastructure, education and health systems. In 2017 a landmark decision of a French court revealed the lavish fortune of the Vice-president of Eq. guinea highlighting the need to increase the control of outflows in Africa and inflows in Europe. Even though efforts to trace confiscate and return stolen assets have risen significantly since the entry into force of the UN Convention against Corruption, the amounts returned to victim states still are vanishingly small. As acknowledged in the Financing for Development discourse, accelerating asset recovery bears a significant potential for Domestic Resource Mobilization and can help to finance the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. In the proposed panel, CSOs representative and activists will talk about the impact of an emblematic case such as the one of Eq. Guinea in citizen’s lives. Kenyan and Indonesian law enforcement practitioners and CSOs will exchange on best practices including policy approaches and legislative measures to improve asset recovery. The role of CSOs in ensuring safeguards to prevent new illegal flows and monitor the return of the assets will be also object of discussion as well as the best practices from Indonesia from law enforcement point of view.

ANGLE TO CORRUPTION:
Corruption is one the most important sources of the illicit financial flows undermining the trust into the state institutions and Rule-of-Law principles as well as hindering inclusive growth and sustainable development. UNCAC prescribes the fundamental principle of returning stolen assets and the key role of CSOs in preventing and eradicating corruption. A key anti-corruption tool would benefit from an open exchange between practitioners and CSOs. Effective asset recovery acts as a clear sanction and as a deterrent for future corrupt officials.

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Anti-corruption and asset recovery practitioners, other financial investigators from developing, emerging and developed countries, national policy makers, NGOs as well as national and international donor agencies.  

WHAT IS THE INVISAGED IMPACT & HOW WILL YOU FOLLOW UP:
The workshop will give insights on the importance of asset recovery laying out the impact examples and most recent national and international experiences in recovering and returning stolen assets compare and analyze the pros and contras of different approaches. It aims at inspiring active exchange and producing further searching questions to foster the current asset recovery discourse.
The session report will be publish on the GIZ Intranet News side; also on EGJustice website and network and TI networks on Asset recovery; key messages of the workshop will be fed into the social media like Facebook and Twitter including the partner institutions.

Session Rapporteur: Lucas Olo Fernandes

Moderators
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Johannes Michael Ferguson

Head, Global Program Combatting Illicit Financial Flows, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Johannes Michael Ferguson is Head of GIZ’s Global Program Combatting Illicit Financial Flows in Berlin/Bonn, Germany. Leading an international team working in Europe, Africa and Latin America, Mr. Ferguson is responsible for implementation of the program´s holistic approach, that... Read More →

Speakers
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Rizki Bayhaqi

Asset Tracing and Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, Deputy for Enforcement of the Corruption Eradication Commission of Republic of Indonesia (KPK RI)
Rizki Bayhaqi is an asset tracing and anti-money laundering specialist in the Deputy for Enforcement of the Corruption Eradication Commission of Republic of Indonesia (KPK RI). He has been practicing since 2011. Prior to joining KPK RI, he worked as a corporate lawyer with the law... Read More →
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Laurène Bounaud

Executive Director, Transparency International France
Laurène Bounaud is the Executive Director of the French chapter of Transparency International. Since 2007, Transparency France has been dealing with several large-scale corruption cases targeting several ruling African heads of states, their close associates and relatives; all of... Read More →
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Delfin Mocache

Director, Diario Rombe
Delfin Mocache is director of Diario Rombe, an online media platform based in Valencia, Spain. This activist was a key witness in the court hearing that convicted the Vice president of Equatorial Guinea in Paris in October 2017. Since its foundation, Diario Rombe has published the... Read More →
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Halakhe Waqo

Commission’s Secretary/Chief Executive Officer, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) of Kenya
Halakhe Waqo is the Commission’s Secretary/Chief Executive Officer of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) of Kenya. Mr. Waqo has experience in international development and humanitarian work spanning over 20 years. He is an expert in peace building and conflict management... Read More →

Workshop Coordinators
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Olga Ametistova

Advisor , Global Program Combating Illicit Financial Flows, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Olga Ametistova joined 2017 the GIZ Global Program “Combatting Illicit Financial Flows”. Since then she advises the GIZ in the issues of Asset Recovery and Mutual Legal Assistance. Olga is responsible for the international cooperation in criminal matters, inter-agency cooperation... Read More →



Wednesday October 24, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 7
  • Organiser Transparency International

12:00pm

Using International Human Rights to Address Corruption: Proposals for a Mutually Beneficial Approach
 Corruption affects the enjoyment of human rights globally in as many ways as there are corrupt practices. The connection between the two is simple and linear in some cases, in others complex and interwoven with many other governance issues: crime, economic development, business regulation. Might human rights provide a normative and evaluative framework for assessing anti-corruption policies?
The call for a “Human Rights Approach to Anti-Corruption” is gaining traction among states, but what does that mean? Just as importantly, what needs to happen for the call for Human Rights Approach to Anti-Corruption not to become an empty shell, yet another element of agreed language in international agreements?

The aim of this workshop is to assess recommendations for the human rights and the anti-corruption communities to work closer together and connect all the elements of a human rights approach to anti-corruption:
  • What could human rights mechanisms do to address corruption in a meaningful manner for anti-corruption practitioners?
  • What could anti-corruption practitioners provide to human rights mechanisms to improve understanding of the many forms corruption take and the myriad of ways it impacts on human rights?
  • Can a human rights approach to anti-corruption help break the myths and stereotypes (corruption is as inevitable as disease is; human rights protect only the powerful and corrupt) that engender scepticism about the relevance of human rights for anti-corruption?
Session Rapporteur: Isis Sartori Reis 

Moderators
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Elaine Ryan

Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

Speakers
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Ayuush Bat-Erdene

Chief of the Right to Development Section, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Mr. Bat-Erdene has served at the UN for over 20 years in human rights and political affairs fields. Previously he served at the Foreign Ministry of Mongolia responsible for his country's relation with international organizations.
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Gillian Dell

Head of Conventions Unit, Transparency International
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Fatima Kanji

Research Manager, International State Crime Initiative
Fatima Kanji is Research and Policy Manager at the International State Crime Initiative (ISCI) at Queen Mary University of London and sits on ISCI’s Executive Board. She works on Grand Corruption issues in Uzbekistan with a particular focus on kleptocracy; and has been working on... Read More →
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Ilze Brands Kehris

United Nations Human Rights Committee
Ilze Brands Kehris is a member of the UN Human Rights Committee (2017-2020) and a Senior Research Fellow at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights at Lund University. From February 2011 until August 2014, she was the Director of the Office of the OSCE High Commissioner on... Read More →
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Morten Kjaerum

Director/Adjunct Professor, Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law/Aalborg University
Morten Kjærum is Director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and adjunct Professor at Aalborg University. He holds a Master of Law from Aarhus University and was Director of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights 2008-2015. He is currently... Read More →



Wednesday October 24, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Workshop Room 9
  • Organiser Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and DANIDA

3:00pm

1Mdb, the Khmer Rouge and Cambodia’s Hostile Takeover – How Corruption Kills Democracy – the Cases of Malaysia & Cambodia
Over the past few years the Prime Ministers of Malaysia and Cambodia became immensely rich from looting their countries’ wealth, and proactively sacrificed their democracies in their efforts to protect their power and to avoid being held to account.

Following a surprise loss in recent elections former PM Najib Razak, wife and others were charged with stealing millions of dollars from Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund, 1MdB, and laundering this money to buy high end real estate, yachts, works of art and funding the hit movie Wolf of Wall Street. When the story broke Najib tried to close down the investigations into him by sacking the Attorney General and presiding over attacks on and closure of media outlets and NGOs – a war on civil society.

Following the UN’s biggest peacekeeping intervention, the results of the first ever UN organised elections, which helped bring an end to Cambodia’s long-running civil war, were ignored by the loser, incumbent and former Khmer Rouge cadre Hun Sen. He has maintained power ever since via a coup in 1997 and rigged elections;  his  family have a stranglehold over all economic sectors in Cambodia. In the last two years Hun Sen dissolved the main opposition party and closed down virtually all independent media outlets and activist NGOs. Meanwhile prominent politicians and government critics and have been imprisoned and gunned down. Cambodia is now a dictatorship.

The panel will discuss the threat that corruption poses to democracy, lessons learned and what to do about it.

Moderators
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Patrick Alley

Co-Founder, Global Witness
Since co-founding Global Witness and posing as a timber buyer in Global Witness's first investigation into the Thai Khmer Rouge timber trade in 1995, Patrick has taken part in over fifty field investigations in South East Asia, Africa and Europe and in subsequent advocacy activit... Read More →

Speakers
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Cynthia Gabriel

Executive Director, C4, Malaysia
Cynthia Gabriel, is easily recognized as a key advocate of human rights and good governance in Malaysia. She has spent most of her professional life in the field of advancing democratic freedoms, reforms and policy change in the country and region. Academically well rounded, she... Read More →
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Mory Sar

Co-founder and Vice-President, Cambodian Youth Network
Mory was born in a rice farming family in Prey Chhor district, Kampong Cham province, a rural area in the eastern province of Cambodia. He held a bachelor degree in law at Royal University of Law and Economics (RULE). In 2015, he was awarded a scholarship from Raoul Wallenberg Institute... Read More →
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Mu Sochua

Politician/Member of Parliament, Cambodia/Battambang
Mu Sochua is an outspoken and respected Cambodian politician who has dedicated her life to fighting for women’s rights and democracy in Southeast Asia. As the daughter of disappeared Sino Khmer parents, Sochua spent most of her young-adult life in exile in the United States. When... Read More →


Wednesday October 24, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Workshop Room 2

3:00pm

A Bright Future? Challenges and Opportunities of Cross-Border Investigative Journalism Exposing Corruption
Two years from the Panama Papers, investigative journalism is at a shift. Many promising, larger and smaller initiatives saw journalists working cross-borders, helping each other writing new stories, protecting each other, exposing the corrupt. The impact of these initiatives was often huge.
With this interactive event we aim to start a debate on opportunities, lessons learned and challenges in current cross-border investigate journalism exposing corruption. We will look at how journalists can work in difficult environments, with limited resources, and how we can involve new journalists to join us. We will also aim to look at initiatives to support investigative journalists and discuss the impact that their work has on law enforcement practitioners. Finally, we aim to look at how actors from the public and CSO sectors who benefit from investigative journalism can work more closely with journalists in exposing corruption.
This workshop proposal is a cooperation of GIZ, CiFAR, and GIJN

Session Rapporteur: Lucia Cizmaziova


Moderators
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Henriette Kötter

Senior Policy Officer, German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
Senior Policy Officer at the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and DevelopmentSince 2017 Senior Policy Officer in the Division for Sectoral and Thematic policies; governance; democracy, rule of law working on Anti-Corruption, combatting Illicit Financial Flows and EGovernance.2013-2017... Read More →

Speakers
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Samuel Acker

Editor, Freelance Investigative Journalist
Samuel Acker is a freelance journalist and radio editor for the German broadcaster Westdeutscher Rundfunk. He also reported for Spiegel Online, Zeit, Deutschlandfunk and other outlets. His fields of expertise include EU foreign policy, Middle East politics, environmental issues and... Read More →
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Hisham Allam

Senior Investigative Journalist, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)
Hisham Allam is a media trainer and freelance journalist. Allam has worked on ICIJ's cross-border collaborations, the Swiss Leaks and the Panama Papers projects. He documented his experience investigating the offshore business in the Middle East in his book "Panama papers, the untold... Read More →
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Agatino Camara

Co-Founder, CiFAR
Agatino Camarda is a co-founder of the Civil Forum for Asset Recovery – CiFAR and leads its programme implementation and networking. Previously he worked at Transparency as a project coordinator supporting its chapters in campaigning and advocating for anti-corruption and asset... Read More →
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Marthe Rubio

French editor, Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN)
Marthe is a GIJN francophone editor. She worked for 2 years in the data team of the argentine newspaper La Nacion, where she took part in various awarded long form stories. She was laureate of the IDR grant from the European Journalism Centre in 2016 and carried out a transnational... Read More →
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Natalie Sedletska

Freelance Investigative Journalist
Natalie Sedletska – a leading Ukrainian journalist with a vast experience in investigations of the corruption schemes of the Ukrainian public officials. In summer 2014, she founded a resonance investigative TV programme called “Schemes. Corruption in details” with the support... Read More →

Workshop Coordinators
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Tim Anders Lammers

Adviser, Combatting Illicit Financial Flows, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Tim Lammers is an adviser in the GIZ global programme “Combating Illicit Financial Flows” where he is responsible for the topic of financial investigation. He is also working on projects related to consumer protection and has previously held positions with UNODC, the EU and the... Read More →



Wednesday October 24, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Workshop Room 6

3:00pm

Corruption and the Post Election Challenge
There are a variety of cases where political parties have been elected on an anti-corruption ticket but have then stalled in action for lack of a coherent and manageable programme or have undertaken an ill-considered programme which can be seen to have failed a few years later. Such cases include Georgia, Nigeria, Uganda, and Peru. Comparable cases have occurred in the City, Province or State level as in Rome and Delhi State. It is high time for anti-corruption movement to analyse past experience and challenges and propose guidelines for such incoming governments which have the power to implement an effective anti-corruption programme.

Session Rapporteur: Gillian Dell

Moderators
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Laurence Cockcroft

Transparency International UK
Laurence Cockcroft is a co-founder of TI and served on its Board from 1993 to 1999 and from 2001-3. He also served as the Chairman of TI (UK) from 2000 to 2008 and has been particularly active in fostering its work on corruption in the defence sector. His book ‘Global Corruption... Read More →

Speakers
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Cynthia Gabriel

Executive Director, C4, Malaysia
Cynthia Gabriel, is easily recognized as a key advocate of human rights and good governance in Malaysia. She has spent most of her professional life in the field of advancing democratic freedoms, reforms and policy change in the country and region. Academically well rounded, she... Read More →
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Anupama Jha

Founder, Initiatives for Transparency and Accountability
Anupama Jha is the Founder Director of the Initiatives for Transparency and Accountability (ITA),a Delhi based not-for-profit organization working in the areas of Governance, Business Integrity, Transparency and Accountability.She is the former Executive Director of the Indian Chapter... Read More →
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Rueben Lifuka

Vice Chair/ President, Transparency International/ TI Zambia
Rueben Lifuka is an architect and an environmental consultant and managing partner with Riverine Zambia Limited. He is the founder and a director of the consultancy firm Dialogue Africa and chair of the National Governing Council of the Africa Peer Review Mechanism process in Zambia... Read More →
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Jose Ugaz

President, Proetica

Workshop Coordinators
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Gillian Dell

Head of Conventions Unit, Transparency International



Wednesday October 24, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Workshop Room 3
  • Organiser Transparency International

3:00pm

Managing the Risk of Corruption in Development Co-operation
Recognising the common interest of development actors in fighting the risks of corruption in development assistance, in 2016, the OECD Council adopted a new Recommendation for Development Actors on Managing the Risks of Corruption in Development Cooperation (“the Recommendation”). The Recommendation calls on countries to set up or revise their systems for managing risks of corruption and formulating responses to corrupt practices in the management and delivery of aid. It promotes a broad vision of how international development actors can meet their international and regional commitments in the anti-corruption area, including in relation to the bribery of foreign public officials. 
 
Corruption poses serious threats to development goals and affects the way in which donors respond to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 of Agenda 2030. The objectives of this session are thus two-fold: (i) identify progress made and lessons learned in corruption risk identification, assessment and mitigation practices, and strategies for effective responses to actual instances of corrupt practices in development cooperation; and (ii) discuss the challenges faced and possibilities to make further progress in strengthening anti-corruption measures in the activities conducted or funded by development actors.

Session Rapporteur: Drago Kos

Moderators
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Phil Mason

Co-Chair of the OECD Anti-Corruption Task Team, DFID

Speakers
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Emma Luxton

Case Controller, Serious Fraud Office, Bribery & Corruption Division, UK
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Klas Rasmusson

Senior Anti-Corruption Policy Specialist, SIDA, Sweden
Klas has extensive experience working in the Swedish Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), where he currently is Sida´s Senior Anti-Corruption Policy Specialist. Previously, he was Sida’s manager for Eastern Europe and Western Balkans and held postings at several Swedish... Read More →
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Rohan Schaap

Director of Investigations, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
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Tidhar Wald

Head of Government Relations and Public Policy, UN-hosted Better than Cash Alliance

Workshop Coordinators
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Claire Naval

Policy Analyst in DCD, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)



Wednesday October 24, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Workshop Room 8
  • Organiser Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

3:00pm

No justice – No peace: Tackling Corruption in the Justice sector as a Critical Condition to Achieve Goal 16 on Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Article 11 of the UN Convention against Corruption calls on countries to strengthen integrity and prevent opportunities for corruption in judiciaries, and the internationally recognized Bangalore Principles of Judicial Conduct are in place. While many countries have embarked on numerous reforms and set encouraging examples, the problem persists and more should be done to strengthen judicial integrity.

The 2018 Rule of Law index of the World Justice Project suggests that judges and judicial officials soliciting and accepting bribes remains a serious concern in more than half of the 113 countries covered. All efforts to achieve not only Goal 16 but eventually to realize the entire 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda hinge directly or indirectly on our ability to establish the rule of law both at domestic and the international level. This cannot be achieved unless we identify effective remedies for judicial corruption and successfully multiply them across all jurisdictions.

The workshop will seek to get to the bottom of why more than 60% of citizens worldwide believe that corruption and political interference continue to undermine the justice system (Rule of Law Index, World Justice Project).

Against this backdrop, the workshop will explore the secrets of success and good examples in the area of strengthening judicial integrity. Using an interactive circle, the moderator will, through targeted and thought-provoking questions, seek ideas from expert participants and the audience.

Apart from providing a space to discuss local efforts, reforms, successes and challenges in the area of judicial integrity and prevention of corruption in judiciaries, the workshop will discuss how the freshly launched Global Judicial Integrity Network provides opportunities for different stakeholders to be engaged in enhancing independence, impartiality, accountability, transparency and integrity in the judiciary.

The Global Judicial Integrity Network, and by extension the workshop, will seek to contribute to this effort and solicit the active engagement and contribution of civil society and academia in the process. The workshop is a unique opportunity to ask diverse participants about their views on how national and international efforts can be strengthened and how to best use the Network as a platform for cooperation.

 More information about the Global Judicial Integrity Network is available at: www.unodc.org/ji.

Session Rapporteur: Roberta Solis

Moderators
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Oliver Stolpe

Senior Programme Manager, Global Programme for the Implementation of the Doha Declaration, UNODC
Oliver Stolpe presently manages UNODC’s Global Programme for the Implementation of the Doha Declaration. The Programme works in the areas of judicial integrity, education for justice, prevention of youth crime through sports and prisoner rehabilitation.Mr. Stolpe has been working... Read More →

Speakers
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Teresita Leonardo de Castro

Chief Justice of the Philippines Supreme Court, former President of the International Association of Women Judges, Judiciary of the Philippines and International Association of Women Judges - IAWJ
Chief Justice De Castro was elevated to the Judiciary's top post on August 25, 2018 by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. She took her oath and assumed office on August 28, 2018. She joined the Supreme Court on December 4, 2007 as Associate Justice. She is an alumna of the University... Read More →
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José Igreja Matos

Judge/Vice-President/President/Member, Court of Appeal of Porto in Portugal/International Association of Judges (UIM-IAJ)/European Association of Judges/Global Judicial Integrity Network Advisory Board
Honourable José Igreja Matos is a Judge at the Court of Appeal of Porto in Portugal. Judge Igreja was appointed a member of the Advisory Board of the Global Judicial Integrity Network in April 2018. He has been President of the European Association of Judges since October 2016 and... Read More →
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Sibusiso Nkomo

Deputy Operations Manager for Communications, Afrobarometer
Mr. Sibusiso Nkomo is the deputy operations manager for communications for Afrobarometer based at the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation in Cape Town. He holds a BA in Socio-Informatics and Political Science from Stellenbosch University and a MA in Journalism and Media Studies... Read More →
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Sir Rt Hon Anand Satyanand

Member, IACC Council
Anand Satyanand is a New Zealander with family links to the Pacific and India. He comes to the IACC after an association with the New Zealand chapter of Transparency International, as a Director and then Patron for three years. He has a long record of contribution to public life and... Read More →

Workshop Coordinators
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Roberta Solis

Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer, Team Leader of the Judicial Integrity Component of the Global Programme on the Implementation of the Doha Declaration, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
Roberta Solis joined the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - UNODC in November 2016 to lead the Judicial Integrity component under the Doha Declaration Global Programme. The programme aims to help Judiciaries promote judicial integrity and independence and prevent corruption... Read More →



Wednesday October 24, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Workshop Room 10
  • Organiser United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

3:00pm

Promoting Accountable and Transparent Institutions at all Levels
Promoting public integrity is necessary to achieve SDGs and is key in the achievement of SDG16 to foster accountability and transparency in public life. Such a culture of accountability and integrity is powerful to prevent corrupt practices and participates in the efforts to fight against corruption.
Confronted for instance with the “Lava Jato” case involving public officials and SOEs, commitments and innovative projects emerged to strengthen public accountability and financial transparency. They cover commitments and actions within the OGP, but also national or local public integrity and financial transparency initiatives and reforms. The Network for integrity –14 institutions worldwide working to strengthen public integrity, transparency, and ethics– is a platform to discuss best practices of members & partners.
Discussions will cover presentations of experiments fostering a public culture of accountability. This will be an opportunity to recall the commitments to supporting SDG16.

Session Rapporteur: Emilie Cazenave


Moderators
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Emile J. M. Van Der Does De Willebois

Coordinator of the StAR Initiative, World Bank
Emile Van Der Does De Willebois is the coordinator for the Stolen Asset Recovery initiative (StAR). StAR is a joint World Bank/ UNODC initiative that aims to assist countries in the return of proceeds of corruption to their countries. Emile, a Dutch national, has been with the Bank... Read More →

Speakers
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Lisa Gamgani

Secretary General, High Authority for transparency in public life
Ms. Lisa Gamgani is the Secretary General of the High Authority for transparency in public life. The High Authority is an independent administrative authority, acting for the French State without being subject to the government’s authority, to strengthen exemplarity and promote integrity amongst some 15 800 French elected and non-elected high ranking public officials. The... Read More →
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Laura Pop

Sr. Financial Sector Specialist, World Bank
Laura Pop is a Sr. Financial Sector Specialist with the World Bank Financial Market Integrity/Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative(StAR) team. Since joining the World Bank in 2009, she has advised countries on multiple areas of financial disclosure (enhancing the legal framework, using... Read More →
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Tetiana Shevchuk

Legal Counsel, Anti-corruption Action Center in Ukraine
Ms Shevchuk is an asset recovery and anti-money laundering expert of Anti-corruption Action Centre (Ukraine). Her focus is on anti-corruption, asset recovery, and anti-money laundering initiatives. She works on the development of new tools and enhancing cooperation between governments... Read More →
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Joel Salas Suarez

Commissioner, National Institute for transparency, access to information and private data protection
He holds a B.A. in International Trade by the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente (Mexico) and a Master’s degree in Political Science by the Institut des Hautes Études de l'Amérique Latine (France).He was Head of the Unit for Transparency Polices and International... Read More →

Workshop Coordinators
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Emilie Cazenave

International Partnerships Coordinator, High Authority for Transparency in Public Life (HATVP)
Emilie Cazenave is the international partnerships coordinator at the High Authority for transparency in public life, in its Legal and studies division. This division’s missions are to manage the legal activities, provide expertise to declarants and public institutions, notably with regard to conflicts of interest and regulation of revolving doors, to draft studies and reports and coordinate... Read More →



Wednesday October 24, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Workshop Room 5
  • Organiser Network for Integrity and World Bank

3:00pm

Time to Clean Up the Act: Preventing Corruption in State-Owned Enterprises
State-owned Enterprises (SOEs) are at the centre of current international attention. With news of SOE corruption cases making headlines over the past years (Petrobras, Telia), the international policy community has made integrity in SOEs a clear priority. This workshop will serve as the platform to discuss recommendations for government, business and civil society to improve integrity and transparency of SOEs. The discussion will concretely feed into the OECD and G20 processes, amongst others, in developing international guidance for governments on integrity and anti-corruption in their SOE sectors. At the same time, it will showcase practical examples from around the world on how SOEs can stay free from corruption and better fulfil their purpose of acting for the public good. The workshop is hosted by three organisations that have made significant contributions to the topic: the EBRD, Transparency International and the OECD who has led the SOE discourse for many years.

Session Rapporteur: Melissa Khemani

Moderators
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Lisa Rosen

Chief Compliance Officer, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Lisa Rosen is the Chief Compliance Officer of the EBRD and is responsible for ensuring that the highest standards of integrity are applied throughout all activities of the EBRD. Ms Rosen’s office conducts Bank-wide integrity and anti-money laundering training courses, advises on... Read More →

Speakers
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Hans Christiansen

Senior Economist, Corporate Affairs Division/Head of the OECD Secretariat to the Working Party on State Ownership and Privatisation Practices, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Mr. Hans Christiansen is a Senior Economist in the OECD Corporate Affairs Division. He joined the Division after previous postings in the OECD Investment Division, Financial Affairs Division and the Economics Directorate. Prior to joining OECD, he worked for the Bank for International... Read More →
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Daniel Gontijo Motta

General Co-ordinator of Auditing State-Owned Enterprises, Office of the Comptroller General of Brazil
Daniel holds a degree in civil engineering and has specialization in financial auditing. He has been working for the Brazilian Comptroller General's Office (CGU) since 2008, where he audits State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) and supervises the application of public resources. He currently... Read More →
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Delia Matilde Ferreira Rubio

Chair of the Board, Transparency International
The former president of Transparency International’s chapter in Argentina, Poder Ciudadano, Delia Matilde Ferreira Rubio has served as chief advisor for several representatives and senators at the Argentine National Congress and has advised the Constitutional Committee of both the... Read More →
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Tamer Shaheen

Senior Compliance Officer, Egyptian Electricity Holding Company
Mr. Tamer Shaheen is a Senior Compliance Officer for the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC), a state-owned enterprise operating under the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, responsible for the production, distribution, transmission and control of electricity... Read More →

Workshop Coordinators
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Alison McMeekin

Policy Analyst, Corporate Affairs Division, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
Policy analyst at the OECD, Alison has spent almost five years working on integrity in state-owned enterprises and in the public sector more broadly, from the perspective of control and audit, risk management and evaluation. She worked on similar topics at the Transparency International... Read More →



Wednesday October 24, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Workshop Room 7
  • Organiser Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)