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Media Advisory: Tackling the integrity deficit: moving beyond the crisis

Leading experts and advocates from around the world will meet in Berlin this week to discuss the root causes of the global crisis and ways to instil transparency and accountability as cornerstones of a new financial architecture. This unique dialogue between civil society, government and the private sector, is convened by Transparency International (TI), and aims to analyse the social costs of the crisis and determine the steps required for sustainable reform that goes beyond cash injections and recovery packages.

The conference, “Beyond the global crisis: The transparency imperative”, will be attended by representatives from TI national chapters from some 90 countries who will be in Berlin for the organisation’s annual membership meeting.

Friday 16 October, 2009
9.00 – 17.15

Speakers include:

  • Richard Alderman, Director, UK Serious Fraud Office
  • Pervenche Berès, Chair, European Parliament Committee on Employment and Social Affairs
  • Anthony Boswell, Director, Office of Compliance, City of Chicago
  • Peter Eigen, Founder and Chair of the Advisory Council,
  • Transparency International; Chair, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
  • Carolyn Ervin, Director for Financial and Enterprise Affairs, OECD
  • Huguette Labelle, Chair, Transparency International
  • Sean Moulton, Director, Federal Information Policy, OMB Watch, Washington D.C.
  • Sarbjit Nahal, Co-head, Socially Responsible Investment Research, Société Générale
  • Paul Samengo-Turner, CFO UK & Central Europe, Otis Elevator Company
  • Chandra Shekhar, Senior News Coordinator, Press Trust India

Location:

Abgeordnetenhaus von Berlin
Niederkirchnerstr. 3-5
Berlin 10117

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