Transparency, Anti-Corruption, and Sustainable Development: Is Progress Possible?

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The Partnership for Transparency is pleased to announce our Anti-Corruption Forum event on September 18th, in partnership with Brookings, the IMF, the World Bank, and the IFC. This event features a conversation on international corruption with the IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, and representatives from the Brookings Institution, the Partnership for Transparency, and other international actors, followed by a second conversation about anti-corruption in the extractive industries.

The first session features IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and an expert panel – Former Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, PTF Board Director Christiaan Poortman, IFC Vice President Hans Peter Lankes, with Brookings Senior fellow Norman L. Eisen moderating.

The second session, “The Case of the Natural Resource Value Chain,” starting at 10:15 a.m. will focus on corruption and the natural resource curse: the panel will be moderated by PTF Adviser Barbara Kafka and discussants are – Sheila Khama from the World Bank, Daniel Kaufmann from the Natural Resource Governance Institute, Geoff Healy from BHP Billiton, Ian Gary, from Oxfam America.

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