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Global Corruption 2013: A Russian Perspective


Elena Panfilova, Director of Transparency International Russia will share her perspective on the situation within Russia, and address the corruption links between Russia and the UK.

Date & Time: Wednseday 11th December 2013, 18:00-20:30

Location: Clifford Chance, 10 Upper Bank Street, E14 5JJ, London, United Kingdom


Speaker: Elena Panfilova, Director of Transparency International (TI) Russia and member of the international TI Board.

Topic: ‘Global Corruption 2013: A Russian Perspective’

Many of our Transparency International colleagues around the world operate in situations where anti-corruption work is incredibly challenging and sometimes high risk. TI Russia and others in Russian civil society have been working in such an environment as being vocal in their criticism of the authorities has become increasingly difficult.

As well as sharing her perspective on the situation within Russia Elena will address the corruption links between Russia and the UK, touching on the issue of UK-based assets and what needs to be done here to curb the export of corrupt funds. Elena, who also sits on the TI global Board of Directors, will be giving her take on corruption around the globe.

Full Biography

Elena Panfilova is the Director of Transparency International Russia, which she founded in 1999. She has worked as a researcher and project manager for the Institute of Independent Social Studies, the Institute for Economy in Transition and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

Since 2007, Elena has taught anti-corruption at the State University Higher School of Economics (Moscow), where she also established the Laboratory for Anti-corruption Policy in 2009. She is currently the Laboratory’s Deputy Head. Elena was elected to the Transparency International Board in 2011.

Timing
18.00 Registration
18.30 Introduction (including infographic awards)
18.45 Elena Panfilova ‘Global Corruption 2013: A Russian Perspective’ plus Q&A
20.00 Drinks reception
20.30 Close

This is a free event. Please email events@transparency.org.uk to sign up.

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Corruption in the UK Presentation by Rachel Davies at TI-UK’s Beginners Guide to Corruption, December 2013.

Lobbying ethics and the law, Presentation at Sussex University Corruption and Anti-Corruption Conference, September 2013.

Corruption risk Presentation to AMLP by Robert Barrington, June 2013

Bribery Act Achievements and Challenges Presentation to Sussex Centre for Corruption Research by Robert Barrington, May 2013

Bribery & Corruption in the not-for-profit sector Presentation to Charity Commission – Voluntary Sector Fraud Group Stakeholder by Robert Barrington, May 2013

Corruption in the UK Presentation to FCO visiting group by Robert Barrington, May 2013

Corruption Presentation to Chevreux by Robert Barrington, April 2013

Corruption and Markets Presentation at Royal Holloway University, March 2013

Corruption Presentation to The Institute of Money Laundering Prevention Officers by Robert Barrington, February 2013

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