Conference Agenda

Mobilising People: Connecting Agents of Change

Agenda – Day 2

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Day 2 – Thursday 8 November

09:00 to 11:00 Game Changers and Global Solutions Sessions

Game Changers Sessions

Collective Action – Making Integrity Work for Business

Featuring the German Federal Ministry for Economic Corporation & Development (BMZ), Ethics & Compliance Officer Association (ECOA)

Tools, systems and good practices in CSO Transparency and Accountability

Featuring ICD Uruguay, TI UK, Argentine Network for International Cooperation (RACI), Regional Initiative for Civil Society Organizations Transparency and Accountability in Latin America

Corruption in Education: Transparency in the Targeting and Management of Pro-Poor Incentives

Featuring the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (IIEP-UNESCO), Global Youth Anti-Corruption Network (GYAC), Accountability Lab, Belgrade Open School

Mainstreaming Gender and Incorporating Grassroots Women’s Perspectives in Global Anti-Corruption Initiatives and Agendas

Featuring the Huairou Commission, International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), UCOBAC/Uganda, TUGAR, African Development Bank, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Global Solutions Sessions

Media as Agents of Change: Exposing Corruption, Empowering People

Featuring International Press Institute, Investigative Unit, Foundation for Investigative Journalism/Foundation 19/29

Preventing the risks of corruption in REDD+ Financing

Featuring Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Grupo Faro, UNREDD

Bringing Closed-Door Dealings to Light: How Transparency Can Change Lobbying Practices

Featuring Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), American Bar Association, European Public Affairs Consultancies’ Association, Executive Office of the Presidency Brazil.

Corruption and Transformations in the Arab Region: Changing Landscapes and New Horizons*

Featuring UNDP, US State Department, Yemeni Journalists without Frontiers, American University of Beirut, April 6 Movement, General Confederation of Moroccan Enterprises and Centre of Young Leaders

11:00 – 12:00 Coffee Break
12:00 to 13:30 Plenary II: After Rio+20: On the way to green and clean governance? ensuring that rio+20 delivers by addressing social and environmental injustice
this session will invite leaders and practitioners from all sectors to discuss the rio+20 outcomes and provide key recommendations to ensure a transparent and mutually accountable commitment to green growth and poverty alleviation.



Izabella Teixeira, Minister for the Environment, Brazil

Achim Steiner,Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme

Beris Gwynne, Director and UN representative in Geneva, World Vision International

Joanna Kerr, Chief Executive of ActionAid

Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International

Manish Bapna, Acting President of the World Resources Institute

Moderated by Gustavo Faleiros, Knight International Journalism Fellow

13:30 to 15:00 Lunch
15:00 to 17:00 Special Plenary: Corruption in Sports: What’s the penalty for society? this plenary will take a critical look at governance structures in the sporting world and their relationship with money, power and society and will set the necessary standards for the games in Brazil and future events to stay clean and be real Jogos limpos.



Drago Kos, Independent Joint Anti-Corruption Monitoring & Evaluation Committee, Afghanistan

Simon Chadwick, Chair in Sport Business Strategy and Marketing at Coventry University Business School

Stanislas Frossard, Executive Secretary of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport, Council of Europe

Luis Antonio Paulino, National Secretary for Football and Supporters Rights

Lars Grael, President of Atletas pela Cidadania

Moderated by Simon Kuper, Columnist, the Financial Times

15:00 to 17:00 Focus Sessions Globalizing the Fight against Corruption: How MDBs are doing it? featuring the World Bank Integrity Vice Presidency, european Bank for reconstruction and development (eBrd), Asian development Bank (AdB), African development Bank (AfdB), Inter-American development Bank (IdB), european Investment Bank (eIB)

Challenges and Innovations on Local and Sector-Specific Indexes

Featuring Global Integrity, UNDP, TI

Utilizing International Transparency and Anti-Corruption Standards to Advance Domestic Policy

Featuring Open Society Foundations, Transparency and Accountability Initiative (TAI), Transparencia Colombia, TI, IDB

Open Government Partnership: Empowering Citizens through Transparency and Civic Participation

Featuring US State Department

17:00 to 17:30 Coffee Break
17:30 to 19:30 Game Changers and Global Solutions Sessions

Game Changers Sessions

Open Contracting: driving development through disclosure and participation

Featuring the World Bank Institute, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation & Development (BMZ), TI USA, the Construction Sector Transparency Initiative (CoST), and Integrity Action

Changing the Rules of the Game: What Rules for Whistleblowers? Providing Better Avenues for Reporting Corruption and Protections for those who Blow the Whistle

Featuring Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), United States Department of Commerce, Public Concern at Work UK, Centre for Policy Research India

Human Rights and Combating Corruption: Synergies and Solutions to Overcome Impunity*

Featuring UNDP, Colectivo por la Diversidad (COPADI)

Connecting Networks for Change: Lessons and Opportunities from the Rise of Transparency and Accountability Networks*

Featuring Alianza Regional por la Libre Expresión e Información, Basel Institute on Governance, Transparency International

Global Solutions Sessions

Left Out of the Bargain: Settlements in foreign bribery cases

Featuring the World Bank Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative, UNODC, Basel Institute on Governance  

Governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests. Making a difference with global governance frameworks

Featuring the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Universidade Estadual de Campinas, World Bank, Commission of Inquiry into the Illegal and Irregular Allocation of Public Land Kenya, Treaty Effectiveness

Combating Corruption in the Private Sector: Eliminating Impunity through Corporate Anti-Corruption Programs*

Featuring RDC (Regulatory DataCorp), TRACE

Strengthening transparency in political financing through innovative methods of electoral observation and oversight

Featuring the Organisation of American States (OAS), Tribunal Supremo de Elecciones (TSE), Department of Electoral Cooperation and Observation (DECO) OAS

19:30 to 20:30 Transportation to social event site
20:30 to 24:00 Networking Night
*The Conference Agenda is subject to change