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CDB hosting conference on corruption

CDB hosting conference on corruption
Prime Minister Mia Mottley (FILE)

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BRIDGETOWN – Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley will address the two-day virtual Caribbean Conference on Corruption, Compliance and Cybercrime that begins on December 7.

The conference is being hosted by the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the World Bank Group and the organisers said it will allow for leaders from across the world to share and discuss new challenges and solutions for corruption, compliance, and cybercrime in the Caribbean.

They said that the speakers will include experienced global anti-corruption practitioners, anti-money laundering specialists, cyber-crime professionals, development bankers, policy makers, regulators, law enforcement personnel, academics, private sector representatives and civil society leaders.

Apart from Prime Minister Mottley, the conference will also be addressed by CDB president, Dr William Warren Smith; the vice president of the World Bank Group, Mouhamadou Diagne and Dr Toussant Boyce, who heads the Office of Integrity, Compliance and Accountability at the CDB.

Among the panel discussions during the two-day conference will be a debate on the Role of the Media in Combating Corruption, Money Laundering and Cybercrime in the Caribbean. (CMC)