The Anti-Corruption Forum seeks to enhance public awareness of the challenges of corruption by convening events with expert speakers and panelists, and with audiences drawn from civil society, government, business, and academia. The Forum’s focus is on strengthening awareness and understanding of today’s most pressing U.S. and international corruption issues.
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The Latest from the Anti-Corruption Forum
Paula Boland, President of the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA)
Shayna Vayser, Managing Director of Advocacy & Policy Strategy at UNA-NCA
Frank Vogl, Board Chair of the Partnership for Transparency (PTF)
Francisca Chinelo Ekwonu, founder of New Girl on Campus
Dr. Ortum Merkel, United Nations University
Marie Chêne, Research Director at Transparency International
Dena Shayne, Amara Legal Center and Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Just Corps Fellow
Nancy Hendry, International Association of Women Judges
Indira Sandilya Senior Adviser, PTF and Board Member, Partnership for Transparency India
Nancy Hendry of the International Association of Women Judges began using the term “Sextortion” to draw attention to a type of exploitation that combines sex and the abuse of power – specific demands by men in power of sex in return for, for example, obtaining a job, getting a passing college grade, ensuring safe passage as a migrating refugee, obtaining vital official documents. What all the victims have in common is that they are in situations where they have few means to secure legal, or community support and recourse – making them all the more vulnerable.
On July 1, 2020, the Partnership for Transparency (PTF) and the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA) hosted experts from Asia, Africa, Europe and the United States in a 90-minute conversation on one of the worst forms of corruption in an effort to better understand the phenomena and what can be done to prevent it. Guests included Francisca Chinelo Ekwonu, founder of New Girl on Campus; Dr. Ortum Merkel of the United Nations University; Marie Chêne, Research Director at Transparency International; Dena Shayne of the Amara Legal Center and Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Just Corps Fellow; and Nancy Hendry of the International Association of Women Judges. Indira Sandilya, a Senior Adviser at the PTF and Board Member of the Partnership for Transparency India also contributed to the conversation.
SEXTORTION: A Crucial Global Humanitarian-Corruption Challenge
On July 1, 2020, the Partnership for Transparency (PTF) and the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area (UNA-NCA) hosted experts from Asia, Africa, Europe and the United States…
The IMF, Public Finance, Corruption, and Civil Society
Vitor Gaspar, Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Fiscal Affairs Department, presented the IMF’s Fiscal Monitor report on corruption at the latest PTF Anti Corruption Forum event. The event, co-sponsored by the Center for…
The Critical Challenges of Human Trafficking and Corruption
On September 20, 2018, UNA-NCA's International Law Committee and The Partnership for Transparency Fund presented The Critical Challenges of Human Trafficking and Corruption before an overflow crowd at the United Nations Foundation.
Can We Make Anti-Corruption Sustainable?
The Center for International Private Enterprise and Partnership for Transparency jointly hosted a public forum on December 8, 2017 in Washington DC on “Meeting the Challenge of Sustainable Anti-Corruption Reform.” The…
World Bank Investigation & Prevention: Global Systemic Impact
Featuring Pascale Hélène Dubois, Vice President, Integrity, World Bank Group Kathrin Frauscher, Deputy and Program Director, Open Contracting Partnership Hasan Tuluy, Board Director, Partnership for Transparency and former Vice President,…