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The 9th International Anti-Corruption Conference

Global Integrity: 2000 and Beyond -- Developing Anti-Corruption Strategies in a Changing World.

10-15 October, 1999

Durban, South Africa


This site provides access to most of the papers presented at the 9th IACC. The order of papers represents the actual presentations given and may diverge in some cases from the orginal programme. Some few papers may continue to be added to this site. A limited number of CD-ROMs containing this material will be produced and will be available, one per person, free of charge.

To order one of these CDs, please contact:

Gillian Dell
Transparency International (TI)
Otto-Suhr-Allee 97-99, D-10585 Berlin, Germany
Tel: +49-30-3438 20-0, Fax: +49-30-3470 3912
Email: gdell@transparency.org


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  • Opening Ceremony
  • Day 1
    • Opening Plenary: Developing the Anti-Corruption Agenda for 2000 and Beyond
    • Workshop 1: Fighting Corruption in Africa: Lessons Learned from the Region
    • Workshop 2: Eastern and Central Europe and CIS - Fighting Corruption in Transition Economies
    • Workshop 3: Latin America and the Caribbean - Building on the OAS Convention
    • Workshop 4: Asia-Pacific - Enhancing accountability through the media
    • Workshop 5: Middle East and Northern Africa
    • Workshop 6: OECD Countries
  • Day 2
    • Plenary: Corruption, Transition and Globalisation
    • Workshop 1: Empirical approaches for identifying reform areas and tracking effectiveness of reforms
    • Workshop 2: International public procurement - strengthening the integrity of procurement through more transparency
    • Workshop 3: Good corporate governance and business ethics
    • Workshop 4: Role of donors and international financial institutions
    • Workshop 5: Countering political corruption: can money politics be contained?
    • Workshop 6: Corruption and the media's role
    • Workshop 7: International co-operation on money laundering and offshore financial centres
    • Workshop 8: Making anti-corruption treaties work
    • Workshop 9: Community involvement and public education
    • Workshop 10: Towards an integrated strategy to fight corruption: collective action planning from Ghana, Malawi and Tanzania
    • Workshop 11: Bringing the corrupt to justice - case studies
  • Day 3
    • Plenary: Ethics, Accountability and Good Governance
    • Workshop 1: Effective Use of Legal and Asset Tracing Remedies for Corruption
    • Workshop 2: Ethics Management in the Public Sector
    • Workshop 3: Institutional Interventions to Contain Corruption: Single Agency, Ombudsman, Public Protector, Special Commission, Corruption Tribunals
    • Workshop 4: Role of Parliamentarians in Africa
    • Workshop 5: Corporate Compliance Programmes
    • Workshop 6: Developing an Ethical Police Force
    • Workshop 7: Private Sector Financial Accountability and Transparency
    • Workshop 8: Corruption and the Environment
    • Workshop 9: Raising Public Awareness: The Role of the Creative Arts
    • Workshop 10: Learning from Country Case Studies: Contemporary Themes in Combating Corruption
    • Workshop 11: Towards an Integrated Strategy to Fight Corruption: Collective Action Planning from Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Benin
  • Day 4
    • Plenary: Developing Effective Integrity Systems and Strategies: National and International Best Practice
    • Workshop 1: Corruption in Judicial Systems: Developing a Methodology
    • Workshop 2: Public Sector Financial Transparency and Accountability: The Emerging Global Architecture, and Case Studies
    • Workshop 3: Providing Ethical Local Government
    • Workshop 4: Fostering Regional and International Co-Operation in Prevention and Investigation
    • Workshop 5: Organised Crime and Corruption
    • Workshop 6: Comprehensive Country Strategies Against Corruption
    • Workshop 7: Sectoral Initiatives: Health
    • Workshop 8: Corruption and the Role of Civil Society Organisations
    • Workshop 9: Private Sector and Government Co-Operation in Conducting Investigations and Oversight
    • Workshop 10: Countering Corruption in Customs
  • Day 5
  • Open Presentations


  • Opening Ceremony

    1. Mbeki, Thabo: Address to Conference
      read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
    2. Mlaba, Obed: Address to Conference
      read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
  • Day 1

    • Opening Plenary: Developing the Anti-Corruption Agenda for 2000 and Beyond

      1. Summary Report
        read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      2. Annan, Kofi: Global Integrity in a Changing World
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      3. Wolfensohn, James: Address to Conference
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      4. Mogae, Festus: Corruption and the North-South Dilemma
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      5. Maathai, Wangari: Developing Anti-Corruption Strategies in a Changing World: Global Challenges to Civil Society
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      6. Wilson, Robert: International Business and the Return on Integrity
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      7. Paiva, Paolo: Address to Conference
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
    • Workshop 1: Fighting Corruption in Africa: Lessons Learned from the Region

      1. Summary Report
        read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      2. Du Pisani, L. H.: Public Service Ethics in Africa: The Namibian Initiative
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      3. Gyimah-Boadi, E.: Towards an enhanced role for civil society in the fight against corruption in Africa
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      4. Holloway, Richard: Fighting Corruption in Africa: lessons learned from the region
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      5. Magassouba, Mahamdou: The importance of regional co-operation for anti-corruption efforts (fr)
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      6. Makumbe, John Mw.: Fighting Corruption in the SADC and Sub-Saharan Africa
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      7. Matembe, Miria: Inclusion of the Principles to Combat Corruption in National Strategies by African Countries
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      8. Warioba, J. S.: The rationale for and overview of the principles to combat corruption in African countries (fr)
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      9. Additional Papers:

        • Mahop, Christophe N.: Joining Hands For A Cleaner World: An opportunity for African ethics Renaissance
          read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
        • Makalou, Oumar: Privatisation In Africa : A Critical Analysis
          read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
    • Workshop 2: Eastern and Central Europe and CIS - Fighting Corruption in Transition Economics

      1. Summary Report
        read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      2. Bykov, Vladimir: The Role of Business in Fostering the Transparency
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file, download the PowerPoint presentation
      3. Holmes, Leslie: Corruption, Weak States and Economic Rationalism in Central and Eastern Europe
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      4. Kiknadze, Gia: Lessons Learned in Instituting Legal Reforms: Case Study from Georgia
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      5. Stoyanov, Alexander: Coalition Building and Monitoring Corruption: The Coalition 2000 Process and its Results
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
        • Coalition 2000: Corruption Indexes of Coalition 2000
          read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      6. Wesolowski, Zbigniew: Experiences of the Supreme Chamber of Control of the Republic of Poland in Disclosing Corruption
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      7. Additional Papers:

        • Carasciuc, Lilia: Republic of Moldova: Economic Consequences of Corruption
          read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
    • Workshop 3: Latin America and the Caribbean - Building on the OAS Convention

      1. Summary Report
        read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      2. Albarran, Elvira / Moreno Ramirez, Veronica D.: Society Facing Corruption (sp)
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      3. Armendares, Pedro Enrique: Periodismo y corrupción : nuevas herramientas para viejos problemas (sp)
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      4. Ferreiro Y., Alejandro: Money, Politics and Transparency: The Democratic Imperative to Fight Corruption (sp)
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      5. Garcia-Gonzales, Jorge: Interamerican Convention against Corruption
        download the PowerPoint presentation in English or in Spanish
      6. Schloss, Miguel: Combatiendo la Corrupción: Del Dicho al Hecho... Reduciendo el Trecho (sp)
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
    • Workshop 4: Asia-Pacific - Enhancing accountability through the media
      (see also day 2 workshop 6 on the media)

      1. Summary Report
        read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      2. Coronel, Sheila: Using Information and Media to Strengthen Public and Private Accountability: The Role of Investigative Reporting, Corruption in the Philippines
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file, download the PowerPoint presentation
      3. Dixit, Kunda: Media in the Time of Kleptocracy
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file, download the PowerPoint presentation
      4. Toleafoa, Afamasaga Faamatala: Capturing the Voice of the People Through Parliament and Civil Society Organisations: Ensuring Transparency and Integrity in Governance
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      5. van Ham, Margit: Journalists for Integrity, thoughts for discussion
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      6. Report on Regional Seminar on Parliament and Good Governance: Towards a new Agenda for Strengthening Accountability in South Asia
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      7. Additional Papers:

        • Cave, Shane: Cultivating Transparency
          read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
        • Paragon Regional Governance Programme (PRGP): Participatory Action Research to Advance Governance Options and Networks
          read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
    • Workshop 5: Middle East and Northern Africa

      1. Al Abbar, Abdurrahman Mousa: Libyan Efforts in Anti-Corruption
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      2. Assidon, Sion: Corruption and Human Rights (fr)
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      3. Hadjaj, Djillali: Violations of human rights during an official campaign against corruption: the case of Algeria (fr)
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      4. Kilani, Sa'eda: Media and Corruption
        read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      5. Meftah, Mostafa: The role of the private sector in the fight against corruption: the case of Morocco (fr)
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      6. Shuaibi, Azmi: Elements of Corruption in the Middle East and North Africa: The Palestinian Case
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
    • Workshop 6: OECD Countries

      1. Summary Report
        read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      2. Csonka, Peter: The Council of Europe's Anti-Corruption Treaties
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      3. Daams, Claire A.: Regional Initiatives: European Union Against Corruption
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file
      4. Pieth, Mark: International Efforts to Combat Corruption
        read the abstract, read the paper, download the Word file, download the Acrobat file