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Today’s Plenary Session

Plenary 1: Corruption, Peace & Security

Thursday 30 October, 15:00 – 16:30

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

Plenary 2: Corruption in Natural Resources & Energy Markets
Friday 31 October, 09:00 – 10:30

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

Plenary 3: Climate Change and Corruption
Saturday 1 November, 09:00 – 10:30

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

Plenary 4: Sustainable Globalisation
Sunday 2 November, 09:00 – 10:30

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


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