Programme

Join the leading experts and practitioners in the fields of governance, corruption and transparency.

The 13th IACC will look at the role of corruption and governance in the social, political, environmental, and economic questions that define the quality of life for people across the globe, today and tomorrow.

Programme at a Glance

Thursday 30 October
09:00 - 14:00 Conference Registration
14:00 - 15:00

Conference Opening
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Opening Remarks:

 

Barry O'Keefe

Chair, IACC Council

Costas Bakouris

Chair, Transparency International Greece

Huguette Labelle

Chair, Transparency International

Sotirios Hatzigakis

Minister of Justice, Greece

Dimitrios G. Sioufas

President of the Hellenic Parliament

Kostas Karamanlis Prime Minister, Greece
   
15:00 - 16:30

Plenary 1: Corruption, Peace & Security   

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Plenary Speakers:

 

HAH Bartholomew

Ecumenical Patriarch

Siim Kallas

Vice-President of the European Commission
Nikos Passas Professor, Northeastern University College of Criminal Justice
Rodolfo Stavenhagen Former UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of Indigenous peoples

Mark Pieth

Professor of Criminal Law at Basel University, Chairman, OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions
Irene Khan Secretary General, Amnesty International
Moderator:  
José Ugaz Senior Partner and Team Leader of the Criminal Division of Benites, Forno & Ugaz
   
16:30 - 17:30 Coffee Break
17:30 - 19:30 Concurrent workshop sessions 1*
19:30 - 24:00 Welcome Cocktail
   
Friday 31 October
09:00 - 10:30

Plenary 2: Corruption in Natural Resources & Energy Markets  

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Plenary Speakers:  
Mary Robinson Former President of Ireland and Former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Patrick Alley Director & Co Founder, Global Witness
Ngozi Okonjo Iweala Managing Director, the World Bank
Peter Eigen TI Founder and Chair of EITI
Karin Lissakers Executive Director, Revenue Watch Institute
Moderator:  
Michael Peel Legal Correspondent, Financial Times
   
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 13:00 Concurrent workshop sessions 2**
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 16:00 Concurrent workshop sessions 3**
14:00 - 16:00 Special Training
16:00 - 17:00 Coffee Break
17:00 - 19:00 Special Training
20:00 - 24:00 Networking Event
   
Saturday 1 November
09:00 - 10:30

Plenary 3: Climate Change and Corruption  

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Plenary Speakers:  
Festus Mogae Former President of Botswana
Daphne Wysham Senior fellow Institute of Policy Studies and SEEN
Paul Watchman Partner, Dewey & LeBoeuf
Hartwig Schafer Director, Strategy and Operations, Sustainable Development, the World Bank
David Nussbaum Chief Executive, WWF UK
Jacob Werksman Program Director, World Resources Institute
Moderator:  
Fiona Harvey Environment Correspondent, Financial Times
   
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 13:00 Concurrent workshop sessions 4**
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 16:00 Concurrent workshop sessions 5**
16:00 - 17:00 Coffee Break
17:00 - 19:00 Special Sessions*
20:00 - 24:00 Official Conference Dinner
   
Sunday 2 November
09:00 - 10:30

Plenary 4: Sustainable Globalisation

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Plenary Speakers:  
George A. Papandreou President of Socialist International, President of PASOK
Claribel David Executive Director, Asia Fair Trade Forum
Dimitri Vlassis Secretary of the U.N. Conference of the State Parties

Katherine Marschall

Senior fellow, Georgetown University

Ntombifuthi Mtoba

Chair of the Board, Deloitte, South Africa
Moderator:  
Daniel Altman Global economics columnist of the International Herald Tribune, President of North Yard Economics
   
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 13:00 Concurrent workshop sessions 6**
13:00 - 13:30 Coffee Break
13:30 - 15:00

The Road Ahead: Global transparency for a Sustainable Future

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Plenary Speakers:  
H.R.H. Prince El Hassan Bin Talal Prince of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Richard Samans Managing Director, Centre for Public-Private Partnerships, WEF
Ingrid Srinath Secretary General, CIVICUS

Cobus de Swardt

Managing Director, Transparency International
Moderator:  
Melinda Crane

Journalist, Anchor

   
15:00 - 15:30 Conference Declaration and Closing
Barry O'Keefe Chair, IACC Council
   
15:30 - 19:00 Farewell Social Event
   

*Up to 5 Concurrent special sessions.
** Up to 7 Concurrent workshop sessions covering the four thematic streams.

Plenary Sessions

Plenary sessions will involve the audience in a critical and proactive discussion about causes and consequences of corruption on the subject of the plenary theme. World leaders and experts will join the panel to discuss and propose solutions to ensure a sustainable future for all.

* Plenary sessions will be translated into six UN languages

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