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Anti-corruption at the World Economic Forum

Media Advisory

Transparency International (TI), the global anti-corruption organisation, is participating in a wide-range of discussions at this year’s World Economic Forum, underlining the importance of keeping corruption at the top of the agenda as the economic crises turns into a recovery.

TI Chair Huguette Labelle and Managing Director Cobus de Swardt will propose practical approaches for inclusive ways to address systemic risks and governance gaps, such as the lack of transparency and accountability exposed by the global crisis.

The anti-corruption leaders will also address ways to increase business ethics, stop illicit trade, and press for zero tolerance when it comes to corruption.

What: Anti-corruption at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

When: 27-31 January 2010

Where: Davos, Switzerland

Labelle and de Swardt are available for interviews on a range of topics in English and French.

For interview requests, please contact:

TI press office at [email protected] or +49 30 34382019

For background, please see TI’s work on:

Private sector

Global Crisis

Civil society recommendations in the World Economic Forum report: Raising our Game: Next Steps for Business, Government and Civil Society to Fight Corruption

For any press enquiries please contact

T: +49 30 34 38 2019
E: [email protected]