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The world’s greatest forum for civil society, goverments and the private sector working together to fight corruption.

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Saturday, December 3 • 14:30 - 16:00
Time for Security

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Governments, activists, ordinary citizens and journalists too often live under danger caused by terrorism, trafficking, organised crime and state repression. These threats are weakening civic space at an unprecedented pace. Increasingly, civil liberties such as freedom of speech, association or assembly have been closed under the guise of national, regional or even global security. How can governments and society work together to fight organised crime, trafficking, terrorism and state capture alike while upholding the civic space?

Moderators
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Jess Search

Chief Executive, BRITDOC Foundation
Jess Search is Chief Executive of the BRITDOC Foundation which, in partnership with the Bertha Foundation, gives funding and support to award winning documentary journalism such as CITIZENFOUR , Virunga, No Fire Zone, The Square, Dirty Wars. In partnership with the Ford Foundation and Sundance Institute the Foundation created and runs The Good Pitch which partners films with NGOs, foundations and brands at events in Nairobi, Jakarta, Sydney... Read More →

Speakers
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Michel Forst

United Nations, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
The mandate on the situation of human rights defenders was established in 2000 by the Commission on Human Rights (as a Special Procedure) to support implementation of the 1998 Declaration on human rights defenders. In 2014, with resolution 25/18, the Human Rights Council, decided to continue the mandate on human rights defenders for a consecutive period of three years. In June 2014, Mr. Michel Forst (France) was appointed by the... Read More →
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Liu Jianchao

Vice Minister of National Bureau of Corruption Prevention
Liu Jianchao, born February 23, 1964, Jilin Province, is the current Ambassador of the People's Republic of China (PRC) to the Republic of Indonesia. He was formerly the chief spokesman for China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as the former director-general of its Information Department. From March 2009 to December 2011, Liu was Chinese ambassador to the Republic of the Philippines. He studied International Relations at Oxford University... Read More →
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Magdy Martínez-Solimán

UN Assistant Secretary General and UNDP Assistant Administrator, UNDP
Magdy Martínez-Solimán is Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations, and UNDP’s Assistant Administrator and Director of the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support.  Prior to this appointment he was the Deputy Director, Bureau for Development Policy, UNDP. He is a lawyer by training, a former practicing barrister and Assistant Professor of International Law. He has worked and written on Political Systems and... Read More →
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Barbara Trionfi

Executive Director, International Press Institute
With an academic background in international relations and human rights, Barbara Trionfi joined the International Press Institute (IPI) in 2000 as a press freedom adviser for the Asia-Pacific region, where she had studied and worked for over two years, carrying out research in the field of human rights and freedom of expression.Later, as press freedom manager, she oversaw IPI’s global press freedom activities. Today, as executive director... Read More →
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Ivan Velasquez

Commissioner, International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala


Saturday December 3, 2016 14:30 - 16:00
Master Plenary Hall

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