UK's approach to tackling corruption overseas examined
22 March 2016
The International Development Committee hears from senior development advisers on tackling corruption overseas.
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Tuesday 22 March 2016, Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster
- Professor Paul Heywood, University of Nottingham
- Alina Rocha Menocal, Senior Research Fellow, University of Birmingham
- Aled Williams, Senior Adviser, U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre
- Robert Barrington, Executive Director, Transparency International UK
- Shauna Leven J.D., Director of Anti-Corruption Campaigns, Global Witness
- Gareth O'Hagan, Head of Extractive Industries Governance Team, Adam Smith International
- Oliver Pearce, Policy Manager, Oxfam GB
Purpose of the Session
The Committee will explore a broad range of issues including definitions of corruption, methods of curbing corrupt activities overseas and the need for further research.
They will focus particularly on Department for International Development's anti-corruption policies and programming, as well as looking more broadly at the UK's approach to anti-corruption and its impact on developing countries. The session will aim to identify priorities for DFID and for the wider UK Government in the run up to the Anti-Corruption Summit.
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