GLOBE Seminar - Challenging corruption discourses, issues in theory and practice
The aim of the workshop is to bring together people working on both theoretical and practical approaches to corruption in relation to both state and non-state actors. The workshop will focus on analytical questions associated with corruption such as concerns about the character of developing country states, their constitutions, norms of reciprocity, and principal-agent issues about whose interests are served within, institutional measurement(s) of corruption.
Main Speaker: Monica Twesiime Kirya: Senior Adviser at the U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre,Norway : Corruption in Development & Humanitarian Practice: between “zero tolerance” and “context matters”. Monica is a Law and Development specialist with an LLB from Makerere University, Uganda (1997), a Masters in Law in Development from the University of Warwick (1999) and a PhD in Law, also from Warwick (2011). She has worked on various research projects and provided technical assistance for legal and policy reform initiatives in human rights, gender and anti-corruption in a number of developing countries. She previously taught law in Uganda but now works as a Senior Adviser at the U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre, a permanent centre at the Chr. Michelsen Institute in Bergen, Norway. Her work involves advising bi-lateral development agencies on reducing corruption in development aid and leveraging development aid to promote transparency and accountability in developing countries.
Rayane Anser: Post Graduate Researcher PAIS : Abusive constitutionalism in Africa’s hybrid systems: the case of Algeria
Sharifah Sekalala: Warwick Law School: Using the Universal Periodic Review Mechanism in order to respond to corruption in global health.
Renske Doorenspleet: PAIS : The impact of democracy on corruption: a cross-national comparative study
Andi Hoxhaj: Warwick Law School: How to make the European Semester a better tool for fighting corruption?