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March 26, 2021

FACTI Panel Briefing in Southeast Europe


26 March 2021, 11:00 – 12:30 (CET), via WebEx, registration is required

The virtual briefing aims at raising the awareness of the civil society actors and government officials about the FACTI Panel recommendations to reform and revitalize the frameworks, mechanisms, and tools for enhancing financial integrity and transparency. The meeting will provide an opportunity to discuss the role and rights of civil society actors in advancing the combat against illicit financial flows of all forms. The FACTI Panel hopes that the meeting will help gain endorsement and political momentum for its recommendations across Southeast Europe and the World.

Please register to the event by filling the form at: registration form


Welcoming Remarks (5 min)

-     FACTI secretariat

Presentation of the FACTI Panel’s final report and recommendations (15 min)

-     Thomas Stelzer, FACTI Panel member

Panel discussion segment with registered speakers (50 min)

Topic 1: The protection of non-state actors and their inclusion in financial integrity policy-making

-     Slagjana Taseva, Chair, Transparency International Macedonia, Member of the Academic Advisory Board of the IACA

-     Flutura Kusari, Legal Advisor, European Center for Press and Media Freedom

-     Kristina Voko, Country Director, BIRN Albania

Topic 2:Transparency and open public data policies and tools

-     Vladimir Radomirović, Editor-in-chief, Pištaljka, Trustee of Whistleblowing International Network

-     Vania Calović, Executive Director,MANS

-     Aneta Arnaudovska, Senior Anti-corruption Advisor, Regional Anti-Corruption Initiative

Q&A session with the attendees (15min)

Closing Remarks (5 min)

Thomas Stelzer, FACTI Panel member