IBLF CEO leads World Economic Forum discussion on corruption

Jun 20, 2011 1:45 PM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) June 20, 2011 - Asking the pressing question ‘What are the new approaches to combating corruption?’, the dimensions addressed spanned corporate compliance, regional risks, effective public-private partnerships, and investing in the East. To read the synopsis and key points, click here

The panel comprised:

  • Andrei Elinson, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Basic Element, Russian Federation; Young Global Leader

  • Nika Gilauri, Prime Minister of Georgia

  • Michael Kennedy, Director, Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University, USA; Regional Agenda Council on Europe & Central Asia

  • Martin Kreutner, Chair Steering Committee and Head Transition Team, International Anti-Corruption Academy, Austria

  • Dietrich Möller, Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Russia, Russian Federation

  • Elena Panfilova, General Director, Transparency International, Russian Federation

  • John Sandage, Director, Division for Treaty Affairs, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Austria; Global Agenda Council on Organized Crime

Clare said: “Corruption is not a only a developing nation issue. Campaign finances for instance, fall under the microscope in Western politics. The general view expressed was a need for a matrix approach to tackle this complex issue” 

WEF on Europe was co-hosted by the Government of Austria, bringing together heads of state and government from Armenia, Austria, Georgia, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Moldova, Montenegro, Slovenia, Tajikistan and Ukraine; 24 ministers; more than 150 chief executive officers from top global companies and over 50 public figures representing over 30 countries from around the globe.                                                                                                                                     

This year’s meeting was shaped around three core areas: Global Competitiveness, Resource Efficiency Management and Risk Resilience. The opening plenary session addressed the juncture that Europe and Central Asia economies have reached post the global financial crisis and how the region could regain its competitive edge.

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