What the UN Can and Should Do to Fight Corruption

National Capital Area Chapter

Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Location: Washington, DC

Frank Vogl, a founder of Transparency International, will discuss his new book "Waging War on Corruption- Inside the Movement Fighting the Abuse of Power" to begin the conversation on corruption and transparency worldwide.  Vogl's book has received positive reviews from media sources, having already been featured in The American and in interviews with Trust.org and Voice of America.  

Professor Janine Wedel from George Mason University and Nathaniel Heller from Global Integrity will follow with brief remarks on the topic before all three speakers invite audience questions. 

Please feel free to bring your own lunch to enjoy at this event.

October 31, 2012 | 12 pm - 1:30 pm

UN Foundation conference room
1800 Massachusetts Avenue NW

Frank Vogl is an economist, communications expert, and anti-corruption activist with years of experience at the forefront of global policy issues. As a co-founder of Transparency International, he heads the world's leading anti-corruption organization with operations in over 100 countries. He is also President of Vogl Communications, Inc., Vice-Chair of the Partnership for Transparency Fund, and serves on UNA-NCA's Advisory Council.

Janine Wedel is a renowned professor teaching at George Mason University's School of Public Policy. Her expertise is on corruption and the state, the privatization of public and foreign policy, and development and foreign aid through the perspective of a social anthropologist. She is a fellow at the New America Foundation and was a four-time Fulbright fellow.

Nathaniel Heller is the Executive Director of Global Integrity, an independent international organization dedicated to establishing transparent and honest governments. He has worked in social entrepreneurship, investigative reporting, and public service since 1999, including at the Center for Public Integrity and the State Department. He co-founded Global Integrity in 2005.

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