Global Transparency International Chair, José Ugaz, to visit New Zealand

For the first time, Global Transparency International Chair José Carlos Ugaz is visiting New Zealand. The Peruvian lawyer with a history of taking on grand corruption, has been chair of Transparency International since 2014.

While in New Zealand, José will participate in a Transparency International Asia Pacific region review and speaking engagements throughout New Zealand. We invite you to join us.

José and grand corruption

José will be speaking on “The state of grand corruption in our world and how to fight it”

“Corruption is rampant everywhere and we want to see much more being done about it. We must address the way the corrupt are getting away with it, unmasking them, drawing attention to corrupt schemes such as the abuse of offshore companies, impeding their enjoyment of ill-gotten gains travelling freely and leading a life of luxury while the poor have to pay their bills,” said Ugaz.

Public Events

Choose from the following events to engage with Jose and others sharing your values.

  • 28 July, Wellington, Talk with José, facilitated by Dr Bryce Edwards (TINZ Director and Political Commentator), 4:00pm-5:00pm, VUW, Rutherford House, room MZO3. Numbers are limited so please RSVP eva@transparency.org.nz as soon as possible.
  • 31 July, Palmerston North, Japan Lecture Theatre, 12:15pm.
  • 1 August, Wellington public lecture, Ian Fraser Interviews José, Rutherford House Lecture Theatre 1, Pipitea Campus, Victoria Business School, 6:00pm. RSVP by Tuesday 25 July to Brian Picot Chair in Ethical Leadership victoria.beckett@vuw.ac.nz .
  • 2 August, Wanaka, Armstrong Room at Lake Wanaka Centre, 4:30pm–6:30pm.
  • 3 August, Christchurch, Room Laws 105, University of Canterbury Law School, 6:00pm-7:30pm.

Details and additional RSVP information will be sent to our email subscribers and posted on our Website and Facebook pages.

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