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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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Friday, December 2 • 16:30 - 18:30
Willing and Able to Prosecute Grand Corruption

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This panel will address the context of prosecution in a country where justice is compromised through undue influence or lack of resources and therefore high-level figures of grand corruption are not held to account. Already available alternatives in these situations will be examined, including the international – national hybrid investigative and prosecutorial mechanism, such as Comisión Internacional contra la Impunidad en Guatemala (CICIG). Another is the non-hierarchical independent prosecutors and magistrates system, such as in Italy or Brazil. The new prosecutorial policy of the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, which now includes the assessment of destruction of the environment, illegal exploitation of natural resources or illegal dispossession of land, among others as part of the Office’s assessment of the gravity of the crimes within its mandate, may offer new opportunities to consider grand corruption at the international level.

Countries such as Ukraine are at the cross-roads of accountability, seeking to reform their criminal justice system for anti-corruption prosecution, and would be a major reference point for discussion in the conversation. Five speakers would address these avenues in the workshop, moderated by TI Chair José Ugaz, former  Ad-Hoc State Attorney of the Republic of Peru in several major corruption cases.

Speakers
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Helen Brady

Senior Appeals Counsel and Head of the Appeals Section, Office of the Prosecutor, ICC
Helen Brady is the Senior Appeals Counsel and Head of the Appeals Section at the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Before joining the ICC in 2014, she served for 12 years as Senior Appeals Counsel and Appeals Counsel at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), and for one year as Chef de Cabinet to the President of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. Following her admission to... Read More →
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Nazar Kholodnytskyi

Head of Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office, Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine
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Giovanni Tartaglia Polcini

Magistrate, legal advisor, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and university professor of anti-mafia law
Ordinary magistrate. Former Criminal prosecutor in Napoli's Appeal Court District, actually Legal Advisor of the Ministry of the Italian Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. University Professor of law and anti-mafia legislation. Author of many monographs and articles on national and international legal journals. Scientific supervisor of the Italian diplomatic strategy for security against global crime in Central America... Read More →
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Yegor Sobolev

Head of Anti-Corruption Committee, Parliament of Ukraine
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Jose Ugaz

Chair, Transparency International
José Carlos Ugaz became President of PROETICA, TI’s chapter in Peru, in 2002, then an Individual Member of Transparency International in 2008. A lawyer by training, Ugaz served as Ad-Hoc State Attorney of Peru in several corruption cases. During the Fujimori-Montesinos affair (2000-2002), his office opened more than 200 cases against 1,500 members of the Fujimori network. Under his mandate, US$205 million in assets were frozen abroad... Read More →
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Ivan Velasquez

Commissioner, International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala
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Honorable Mark L. Wolf

United States District Judge, District of Massachusetts
Mark L. Wolf was appointed to the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts in 1985, served as its Chief Judge from 2006 through 2012, and is now a Senior Judge. He has previously served as a member of the Judicial Conference of the United States and Chair of the Committee of District Judges on the Judicial Conference, and on the Judicial Conference Committees on Criminal Law, the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, and... Read More →

Session Coordinator
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Casey Kelso

Advocacy Director, TI-S
Let's talk about accountability for the grand corrupt... And the illicit financial flows that are sent ping-ponging around the world to buy mansions, jets and yachts. Who would you nominate as the worst of a bad bunch?

Rapporteur
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Anne Koch

Director, Europe And Central Asia, Transparency International
Director for Europe and Central Asia for Transparency International, where she is responsible for supporting the work of 45 autonomous chapters and leading a team at TI in Berlin. The anti-corruption work includes public advocacy, good governance, public sector reforms, international development, institutional capacity-building and other initiatives. She has also had an award-winning career in broadcast journalism, including Deputy... Read More →



Friday December 2, 2016 16:30 - 18:30
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