Friday, September, 27
Public Works, Public Corruption: Investigating Government Contracting
Crime & Corruption
2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
K6/7, Der Spiegel

Speakers

  • Rinat Tuhvatshin (Speaker) Co-founder, Kloop Media
  • Karol Ilagan (Speaker) Senior Reporter, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism
  • Eva Belmonte (Speaker) Director, FundaciĆ³n Civio
  • Joy Kirigia (Speaker) Reporter, Africa Uncensored
  • Carla Minet (Moderator) Center for Investigative Journalism In Puerto Rico

Description

Huge amounts of money are at stake when governments buy goods and services -- for hospitals, schools, public transport and much else. Public works, and the high-level corruption that often accompanies it, directly affect the lives and well-being of citizens everywhere.

Here are four journalists who have investigated large-scale public procurement in diverse environments -- Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, the Philippines, and Spain -- with lessons for investigative reporters everywhere.

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