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"Collective Action: Going Further Together to Counter Corruption", 26-27 June 2014 in Basel, Switzerland

Collective Action: Going Further Together to Counter Corruption” on 26-27 June 2014 in Basel, Switzerland

The International Centre for Collective Action at the Basel Institute on Governance is hosting this event featuring panel debates, expert views and interactive sessions addressing:

  • Collective Action initiatives from around the globe: Challenges and Successes
  • Methodologies, practical advice to make it work - including for SMEs
  • Kick-starting Collective Action to address facilitation payments, intermediaries and other cross-sectoral issues
  • Collective Action in a wider context and its future

Led by Dr Mark Pieth, Professor of Criminal Law and Criminology of the University of Basel and former Chairman of the OECD Working Group on Bribery, other eminent speakers scheduled to attend include John Githongo, CEO, Inuka Kenya Trust; Georg Kell, Executive Director, UN Global Compact; Nicola Bonucci, Director for Legal Affairs, OECD; Andreas Hoffmann, General Counsel and Head of Legal and Compliance, Siemens AG; and Leonard McCarthy, Vice President for Integrity, World Bank.

We encourage you to register today for this important event, free of charge and sure to be of interest to everyone involved in addressing challenging issues associated with bribery and corruption - whether from a company perspective, as a policy maker, through research or civil society engagement. Taking place at the University of Basel, the current agenda for this 1.5 day conference as well as other logistical information is available on the event webpage and will be updated regularly until the conference's conclusion. We request that you please submit your registration by 12 June 2014.


Please note that participants are responsible for their own travel arrangements and hotel accommodations. We recommend that you book your hotel accommodations as soon as possible due to the large number of events that take place year-round throughout Basel. For your convenience, the Basel Institute and ICCA have secured a block of rooms at a number of hotels near to the University of Basel, where the conference will be held. Please be sure to mention "ICCA Conference" when making your reservation. These rooms are subject to availability until 30 April 2014, at which time the block will be released.

General inquiries concerning the Collective Action conference can be addressed via email to We look forward to welcoming you here this summer!

The ICCA is grateful for support from the Siemens Integrity Initiative and the University of Basel.