The Global Forum started with a plenary session where leaders from OECD member and non-member countries set the stage on the main challenges and strategies to foster integrity.
The OECD Secretary General, Mr. Angel Gurría drew a global vision of building integrity. He explained how the Forum would contribute to the OECD strategic response to the crisis to build cleaner, fairer and stronger economies.
Mr. Siim Kallas, Vice-president of the European Commission, Commissioner for Administrative Affairs, Audit, and Anti-Fraud gave an overview of the European Commission’s efforts to enhance transparency, accountability and integrity at the European level. See full-text speech (PDF 124kb)
The Dutch Secretary General of Ministry of Interior and Kingdom Relations, Ms. Roos Van Erp-Bruinsma presented the perspective of an OECD member country in the promotion of integrity. She outlined the initiatives of the Netherlands in the field of integrity and presented the Catalogue of promising practices developed in the European Union.
The Chilean Minister Mr. José Antonio Viera-Gallo from the Ministry of the General Secretariat of the Presidency presented a view of an accession country. He explained Chile’s path to combat corruption and foster integrity through more transparency and access to information. See full-text speech (PDF 193kb)
Mr. Mohammed Abbou, Minister Delegate to the Prime Minister from Morocco gave an overview of Morocco’s efforts to modernise and reform its state institutions to guarantee that integrity is at the heart of its initiatives.