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June 15-16 2017, Sciences Po, Paris
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The Second Interdisciplinary Corruption Research (ICR) Forum “How to conceptualize corruption? Understanding corruption to design effective policies” aims to bring together international young researchers working in the field of (anti-)corruption. Keynote speeches, workshops and presentations will focus on the conceptualization and theoretical underpinnings of anti-corruption policies.
The ICRForum 2017 will offer room for exchange and new ideas on how corruption definitions change across time and space. These discussions will combine theoretical and empirical efforts to conceptualize specific occurrences of corruption, such as systemic corruption or political corruption etc., and empirical work aiming to identify the roots of the problem. Furthermore, based on this jointly elaborated understanding of corruption, we seek to propose improvements for existing anti-corruption policies and develop ideas on new anti-corruption strategies.
Thursday, June 15th 2017
09:00 – 09:30 Registration and coffee
09:30 – 10:30 Welcome note from the ICRNetwork, LIEPP and UNODC representatives
10:30 – 12:30 Workshop session I
- The Role of Data: How Can Indicators Be Useful for Combatting Corruption?
- The Impact of International Assistance on Domestic Anti-Corruption Strategies
- How to Successfully Implement International Legal Norms in National AntiCorruption Contexts
- Corruption and the Impact of Democracy (authors' workshop)
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:30 Workshop session II
- Historical Roots of Corruption
- Conceptualizing Corruption in Fragile States
- The Importance of Social Norms in Designing Anti-Corruption Mechanisms
- Corruption and the Role of Law (authors' workshop)
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 18:00 Keynote speeches
- Kath Hall, Australian National University: "Don't forget the Whistleblower: Challenges in Regulating for the Reporting of Corruption"
- Julio Bacio-Terracino, OECD
Friday, June 15th 2017
09:00 – 10:00 Keynote speech : Paul Heywood, University of Nottingham: "Rethinking Corruption: Hocus-Pocus, Locus and Focus"
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 – 12:30 Workshop session III
- Corruption in Public Administration
- Compliance, Competition and Corruption: Private-Sector Perspectives
- Anti-Corruption Policies and Practices in Post-Soviet and Eastern European States
- Corruption and Norms: Why informal rules matter (authors' workshop)
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:00 Keynote speech : Matthew Stephenson, Harvard University: "Scattered Thoughts and Musings on the Future of Anticorruption Research"
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 – 17:00 Plenary session: Education for Justice (E4J) Initiative, UNODC Ronan O'Laoire, UNODC, Oksana Huss, University of Duisburg-Essen, Nils Köbis, University of Amsterdam, Matthew Ayibakuro, University of Birmingham, Roxana Bratu, University College London, Elitza Katzarova, University of Braunschweig, Oksana Nesterenko, Anti-Corruption Research and Education Centre, Muriel Poisson, International Institute for Educational Planning-UNESCO, Laras Susanti, Universitas Gadjah Mada