Group of States against corruption (GRECO)


organised by the Group of States against Corruption

under the auspices of the President of the Senate and the Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic

  Prague, 13 December 2013


 Official opening

Ms Alena GAJDŮŠKOVÁ, First Deputy President of the Senate, Parliament of the Czech Republic

Ms Marie BENEŠOVÁ, Minister of Justice, Chair of the Government Legislative Council, Czech Republic

Mr José MENDES BOTA, President of the Ethics Committee of the Portuguese Parliament, First Vice-President of the Equality and Non-Discrimination Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (link)

Mr Marin MRČELA, President of GRECO, Justice at the Supreme Court, Croatia (link)

Ms Helena LIŠUCHOVÁ, GRECO Gender Equality Rapporteur and Bureau Member, Head of delegation of the Czech Republic to GRECO, Acting Head of International Co-operation Department, Ministry of Justice, Czech Republic (speech / presentation)

 Session I: Gender dimensions of corruption: situation at national level

  • “Corruption: does gender matter?” (link)

Mr Matthias KOPETZKY, Member of the Board of Institute Internal Audit - Austria, Responsible for education, research and public relations, Leader of the Anti-Fraud Study Group, Austria

  • “The Icelandic economic collapse through the prism of gender” (link)

Ms Gyða Margrét PÉTURSDÓTTIR, Assistant Professor in Gender Studies, Faculty of Political Science, University of Iceland, Co-author of the Gender Analysis of the Special Investigative Commission Report,  commissioned by the Parliamentary Review Committee, Iceland

  •  “The role of women parliamentarians, judges and prosecutors in strengthening preventive anti-corruption mechanisms – national situation and perspectives” (speech / presentation)

Ms Aneta ARNAUDOVSKA, Judge, Director of the Academy for Judges and Public Prosecutors, Head of delegation in GRECO, “The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia”

  •  “Gender aspects of corruption in higher education in Ukraine” (speech / presentation)

Ms Valeriia KOKHAN, Institute of Applied Humanitarian Research, Ukraine 

Mr Elnur MUSAYEV, Senior Prosecutor, Anti-Corruption Department, General Prosecutor’s Office, Azerbaijan

  • “Gender and corruption: towards effective policies” (link)

 Mr Maxime FOREST, Associate Researcher at Sciences Po Paris (CEVIPOF), Executive member of the High Gender Equality Council, France

 Session II: Addressing gender dimensions of corruption at global level

  • “Gender equality and corruption in the context of public administration” (link)

Ms Barbora GALVANKOVA, Knowledge Management, Gender, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Europe and the CIS, Bratislava Regional Centre

Ms Jennifer SARVARY BRADFORD, Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Officer, Conference Support Section, Corruption and Economic Crime Branch, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) (speech / presentation)

  • “Gender and corruption – a justifiable (over)contextualization?“ (link)

 Mr Martin KREUTNER, Dean and Executive Secretary of the Assembly of Parties, International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA)

 Session III : Effective prevention and responses to corruption: from gender neutrality to gender mainstreaming

  • “Human trafficking and corruption from a gender perspective” (link)

Mr Jan VAN DIJK, Professor in Victimology, University of Tilburg, member of the Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings (GRETA) of the Council of Europe

  • “Healthcare fraud – consequences and minimalisation on well-being” (link)

Mr Raymond XERRI, Bureau member of the former European Health Committee of the Council of Europe, Director of Special Initiatives, Ministry of Health, Malta

  • Concluding remarks by the General Rapporteur, Ms Anca JURMA, Chief Prosecutor, Service for International Cooperation, National Anticorruption Directorate, Prosecutor’s Office attached to the High Court of Cassation and Justice, Romania (English / français)