Third Biennial Meeting of the World Bank Group's International Corruption Hunters Alliance (ICHA)

The focus of this year’s meeting is on “following the money” to combat the vast illicit outflows that are hampering economic development and poverty reduction, and on ending impunity for corruption. “Ending impunity” is intended to capture the objectives of both enforcement and accountability
Sessions will include discussion of the following topics:
  • The link between corruption and illicit financial flows;
  • Fighting transnational bribery;
  • New financial investigation techniques;
  • Civil remedies and other alternatives to traditional criminal
  • Prosecution;
  • Financial disclosure systems;
  • International cooperation;
  • Corruption prevention;
  • Extractives and corruption in fragile and conflict situations;
  • Whistleblower protection policies and practices;
  • Collective action with the private sector;
  • Investigating tax crime as a tool to fight corruption;
  • Data mining for corruption hunters;
  • Combating corruption in the health sector; and
  • Integrity in public spending and the delivery of government
The schedule also includes side events on the uses of social media for fighting corruption; a Corruption Hunters Data Analytics Poster Fair; a launch of the OECD Foreign Bribery report; a presentation of the ICHA-ICONS online simulated corruption investigation training; and a roundtable discussion on good practices in digital records management for anti-corruption authorities.