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One World Week Forum Event: Corruption: The Lust for Power?

Political corruption can be found in many parts of the world. Leaders with power so absolute and permeating that it filters down the social structure to every level of society until if reaches the lives of the poor. Often political corruption is a result of greed for political power. It undermines democracy and affects the lives of every single person in a country. This talk will bring together politicians and leaders to address possible solutions and measures that will ensure that corruption is tackled in the most appropriate ways.

Speakers for this talk include:

  • Mr. Laurence Cockcroft, Chairman, Transparency International UK
  • Professor Paul Heywood, Professor of European Politics, University of Nottingham
  • Mr. Gert Danielsen, Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires

Date: Wednesday 18 January 2006
Time: 15:00
Venue: Arts Centre Conference Room