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Friday, September 4 • 14:30 - 16:00
Plenary IV: Don't Let Them Get Away With It: Investigating & Exposing the Truth

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Now more than ever ordinary citizens, journalists and advocates from all fields have the necessary tools to blow the whistle on corruption. A few clicks can enable anyone to expose corruption globally; an emerging culture of collaboration allows investigative journalists to uncover systemic international corruption cases while advocates from around the world increasingly use journalism style investigations to strengthen their advocacy work. But despite this progress, or perhaps because of this progress, the risks for those who speak out are bigger than ever. Effective collaboration between these groups remains weak.

The purpose of this session is twofold: By identifying the main barriers that prevent citizens, journalists and advocates from working together more effectively this session aims to produce concrete recommendations for the global community at large to take on. In looking at supporting those who speak out against corruption the session will identify concrete actions the global community needs to embrace in order to reverse an increasingly dangerous national and international environment.

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Jess Search

Chief Executive, Doc Society
I am Chief Executive of Doc Society, which together with the Bertha Foundation and Transparency International, is programing the Films for Transparency at the IACC.Doc Society funds and champions social justice films which fight corruption globally. We co-produced CITIZENFOUR which... Read More →

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Beatrice Edwards

International Program Director, Former Executive Director, Government Accountability Project
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Dunja Mijatovic

Representative On Freedom Of The Media, Organisation For Security And Cooperation In Europ
Dunja Mijatovic, an expert in media law and regulation from Bosnia and Herzegovina, was appointed Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Representative on Freedom of the Media in early 2010. In 1998, as one of the founders of the Communications Regulatory Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina she helped create a legal, regulatory and policy framework for the media in a complex post-war society. She was also involved in... Read More →
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Joanna Natasegara

Producer, Violet Films
Joanna is a multi award-winning Producer, Impact Producer and Founder of Violet Films  Violet is both a production company and an ethical consultancy specialising in bespoke outreach campaigns and maximising the social change potential for film and media projects. Joanna has extensive experience in documentary film having directed and produced documentaries cove... Read More →

Friday September 4, 2015 14:30 - 16:00 GMT+08
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