THE 21ST INTERNATIONAL ANTICORRUPTION CONFERENCE: DAY 2


Today marks the second day of the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC). Day 2 of the 19th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC2024) featured a series of plenaries and workshops focused on addressing corruption and promoting integrity.

The sessions commenced with keynote addresses by: Gitanas Nausėda, President of Lithuania and Mathias Cormann, OECD Secretary-General. During his address, the President of Lithuania highlighted that together, we have the power to make a significant impact. By working across sectors and borders, a future where integrity prevails, public resources are wisely invested & corruption is relegated to the past can be achieved.

Other plenaries held today include Defending The Defenders: Our Call, Our Last Frontier” featuring Hazel Feigenblatt, Amitabh Behar, Bjørg Sandkjær, Carolina Jiménez Sandoval, Ketakandriana Rafitoson, Mary Lawlor, and Pia Ranada which called for an end to impunity enabling environment and effective defense for individuals and groups that defend integrity and forces of corruption. Plenary 3 on Greed and Corruption: A Disease Accelerating the Global Environmental Catastrophe” featuring Neha Wadekar, Mitzi Jonelle Tan, Simon Taylor, Brandee M. Butler, Sheila Khama, and Graziella Marok-Wachter assessed challenges and advocated for decisive action on climate finance management and environmental disaster.

ngoing workshops include: “Understanding Sextortion and its Impacts” coordinated by the World Bank; “Investigating Political Candidates to Strengthen Election Integrity”; “From Silence to Safety: Strengthening Legal Protection Frameworks to empower Whistleblowers” ; “On the (Dirty) Money Trail, Lots of Fallen Trees”; “Harmonizing (Adaptable) Business Integrity Standards to Advance Business Integrity” ;”De-Banking, Corruption and Shadow Economies: How to Respond” Journalists; “Shielding Defenders: Reducing Violence by Linking Anti-Corruption and Environmental Networks” ;”NGOs in Exile: How Not to Become a Grant-Eater?”

These sessions provided valuable insights and expertise on critical issues related to corruption and integrity.

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