Mobilising People: Connecting Agents of Change 09/21/11
The theme for the 15th IACC has been selected
Berlin / Brasilia, 28 September 2011 — With the theme, “Mobilising People: Connecting Agents of Change” the 15th International Anti-Corruption Conference series (15th IACC) will be held in Brasília, Brazil from 7 - 10 November 2012. Taking place since 1983, the IACC series is the leading independent global platform for those who want to put an end to corruption and eliminate its pervasive impact on governance, the economy, the environment and most importantly on people’s everyday lives, especially the most vulnerable.
Building a more dynamic movement for transparency
The 14th IACC held in Bangkok, Thailand in November 2010 pointed the way for the future of the fight against corruption: The international anti-corruption movement decided on a new emphasis on fighting corruption by empowering and mobilising people, be it from civil society, the private or public sectors, and younger generations. Achieving this needs innovation, fresh new ideas and most importantly, an open and vibrant interaction among all sectors.
Next year’s conference will support and connect people who want to change the rules of the game
People are devising new ways to push for greater transparency and accountability, and are standing up to ultimately achieve greater social justice. Yet corruption and impunity have an immense destabilising effect on society. Now more than ever, mutually accountable action is needed to create irreversible change, and to ensure that the power fuelled by corruption harms societies no more. It is people who will create this change.
Be part of the solution
Over 1,500 participants from over 135 countries are expected at the 15th IACC, drawing together people and leaders from the public and private sectors, young and investigate journalists, the judiciary, law enforcement, activists, academia, media, and civil society. Join the 15th IACC in producing strategies and recommendations to reshape the global governance agenda for a fair and sustainable future.