08/03/2017 – Corruption and abuse of public office are a blight on democracies and a drain on public finances. With trust in government flagging in many countries and voter disillusionment on the rise, raising standards of integrity is more important than ever.
Government ministers, business leaders and civil society representatives will discuss issues including the cost to society of corruption, the use of political donations to buy influence, developments in corporate liability for graft, and the role of export controls to counter bribery at the OECD’s 5th annual forum on integrity on 30-31 March at the OECD Conference Centre (2 rue André-Pascal, 75016 Paris). All sessions are open to the media.
Confirmed speakers include:
- Angel Gurría, Secretary-General, OECD
- Robert Fico, Prime Minister, Slovakia
- Adrian Lovett, Chief Executive Officer, ONE
- Drago Kos, Chair of the OECD Working Group on Bribery
- Arely Gómez González, Minister of Public Administration, Mexico
- Bambang Brodjonegoro, Minister of National Development Planning, Indonesia
- Laura Alonso, Secretary of Public Ethics, Transparency and the Fight against Corruption, Anti-Corruption Office, Argentina
- Klaus Moosmayer, Chair of Business and Industry Advisory Committee Anti-Corruption Task Force and Chief Compliance Officer at Siemens
- Fredrik Galtung, President and Co-founder, Integrity Action
- Alison Taylor, Director, BSR (Business for Social Responsibility).
Further information, including a full agenda, is available on the conference website.
To register attendance, journalists should contact Louise Fietz in the Media Office