Final Programme - 13th International Anti-Corruption Conference

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Final Programme - 13th International Anti-Corruption Conference

Megaron Athens International Conference Centre14:00 – 16:00 Workshop 5.5Transparency in Education ManagementStream 4: Sustainable GlobalisationNikos Skalkotas Hall / L. -1Coordinator:Stéphane Stassen, Programme Coordinator, Africa and Middle East Department, Transparency InternationalEducation remains the best known way to human development; accordingly universal primary educationhas been made one of the key Millennium Development Goal by the United Nations. This workshopwill look at how corruption manifests itself in the education sector and how it impacts service deliveryas well as how increased stakeholders implication (parents, children, teachers, school management, etc.)and local accountability mechanisms can overcome this challenge to sustainable development.Analysing a variety of initiatives aimed at improving transparency and integrity in the sector, and reflectingon lessons learned, the workshop will seek to stimulate debate between different stakeholders with aview to sharing best practice and discussing innovative approaches. Particular attention will be given tothe issue of decentralised management structures in Education and how they impact the form corruptiontakes and what can be done about it. By the end of the workshop we will hope to have more preciselydefined corruption and the different forms it takes in the education sector. Best practices and most efficientreforms in terms of transparency and accountability in the education sector will have been identified anda systemic analysis of the sector, identifying actors best positioned to bring about change will have beenpresented, discussed and revised. Key challenges and opportunities have been identified. Finally, localaccountability mechanisms and decentralisation processes will have been analysed and critically debated.Moderator: Muriel Poisson, Programme Specialist, International Institute for Educational Planning IIEPRapporteur: Alessandra Fontana, Alessandra Fontana, Project Coordinator, U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, Chr. MichelsenInstitute (CMI)Panellists: Jill Hart, Commonwealth Education Fund Administrator, Commonwealth Education FundSalia Kpaka, Research Officer, National Accountability Group, Transparency International Sierra LeoneLynn Murphy, Senior Fellow, William and Flora Hewlett FoundationSamuel Rotta Castilla, Programme Officer and Researcher Transparency International Peru14:00 – 16:00 Workshop 5.6MC 3.2 / L. -1Preventing Corruption in Construction Projects through IncreasedTransparency and AccountabilityStream 4: Sustainable GlobalisationCoordinator:Marcela Rozo, Senior Programme Coordinator on Public Contracting, Transparency InternationalThe workshop will present different initiatives to prevent corruption in the construction sector and inconstruction projects with special emphasis on multi-stakeholder approaches. Construction has beenSaturday, 1 November71

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