17IACC Day 3 Highlights and Recap
Saturday at the 17IACC saw the Anti-Corruption Award presented, along with a slew of panels on topics from grand corruption to whistleblower protection and restrictions on civil society space. Check out the agenda for the IACC’s final day here, see coverage from the IACC Young Journalists here, and leave your impressions on Twitter at #17IACC 
Awards honour anti-corruption activists  

Transparency International presented its Anti-Corruption Award to the Operation Car Wash Task Force from Brazil. The 14 gathered members threatened to resign over political attempts to undermine new anti-corruption legislation in their country. Meanwhile, the Latin American Investigative Journalism Awards recognised the fearless work of several reporters, with the top prize going to Mexico’s Laura Castellanos.

Image of the Car Wash Task Force by Mauro Pimentel

Sunday morning: UN ASG and TI Chair to sign MoU and take questions

Join us at 10:40 in the press centre (Contadora room) for the MoU signing ceremony between UNDP and Transparency International. It will be followed by a press conference with José Ugaz, Chair of Transparency International, and Magdy Martínez-Solimán, Assistant Secretary-General at the United Nations, where participants will have the chance to ask questions.

International cooperation needed to fight grand corruption

Grand corruption is the abuse of high-level power that benefits the few at the expense of the many. So how do we fight it? At the IACC, panelists agreed international cooperation is critical.

Grand corruption panel, image by Mauro Pimentel

Removing the stigma from whistleblowers

Is the stigma around whistleblowing beginning to subside? Panelists at the 17IACC shared experiences and talked about moving beyond basic legal protections toward a fuller understanding of whistleblowers. Read more.

Nine things to know about human trafficking

A plenary at the ongoing 17IACC in Panama focused on the link between corruption and human trafficking. Here are nine things you should know about it.

2018 IACC to be hosted in Copenhagen

We are excited to announce that the 2018 International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) will be hosted in Copenhagen.