Conference on preventing corruption in top governmental functions and law enforcement

Strasbourg , 

The Council of Europe anti-corruption body (GRECO) will organise a High Level conference to mark the launch of its 5th Evaluation Round which addresses the prevention of corruption in top governmental functions and law enforcement. In its reports, GRECO will evaluate issues such as conflicts of interest, revolving doors, declaration of assets and accountability mechanisms.

Speakers at the opening will include Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni, European Ombudsman Emily O‘Reilly, Attorney General of Cyprus Costas Clerides, Parliamentary Assembly rapporteur on corruption Michele Nicoletti, European Commission Anti-Fraud Office Director General Giovanni Kessler, Chief Anti-corruption prosecutor of Romania Laura Codruța Kövesi and Transparency International’s Chair José Ugaz.

Open to the press, the conference will be webcast live and start at 9.30 a.m. (Room G03, Agora building).

Programme - Accreditation and interview requests: Jaime Rodriguez, tel. +33 3 90 21 47 04

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Council of Europe Media Relations Division:

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