Final Programme - 13th International Anti-Corruption Conference

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Final Programme - 13th International Anti-Corruption Conference

Megaron Athens International Conference CentreThe Greek GovernmentThe Greek Government is the host of the conference.Conference OrganisersThe IACC CouncilThe IACC Council oversees the IACC Conference series. It was established in September 1996, withTransparency International as its secretariat. The council’s principal goal is to provide advice and assistanceto the host of each conference and to ensure that the conference is conducted in accordance withthe principles contained in the established guidelines.Along with TI, the Council contributes greatly to the success and follow-up of every IACC, they provideintegral support for the objectives of the conference. The guidelines state that the objectives are “...to stimulate the global exchange of experience and methodology in controlling corruption and fosterinternational cooperation among citizens and institutions from all parts of the world”.The IACC Programme CommitteeThe IACC Programme Committee provides guidance for the design of the Conference programme.The Committee is composed of up to 15 members which includes the Chair of the IACC Council, onerepresentative of the Host Government, TI National Chapter and TI. The remaining members includerepresentatives of international partner institutions or other independent institutions that aredistinguished in the area of anti-corruption.Transparency International – the SecretariatTI acts as Secretariat to the IACC Council and to the Programme Committee of each conference. TIprovides advice and assistance to the host of each conference on behalf of the IACC Council. TI is alsoresponsible for preparing and implementing the conference programme; this includes communicatingwith a wide range of organisations and individuals involved at the forefront of anti-corruption work. TIalso prepares the conference‘s plenary sessions and workshops. Additionally, TI helps the host countrywith marketing and logistics.Transparency International GreeceThe national chapter in Greece, TI Hellas, hires and oversees the work of the Conference OrganisingCompany. TI Greece is responsible for reporting to the Greek government, participates in the ProgrammeCommittee and supports conference marketing.15

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