Open Lecture with Drago Kos: Where We Stand On Anti-Corruption – Progress and Hindrances

Time: 4. April 10:15 – 12:00
Venue: Auditorium A, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).

The Norwegian School of Economics and the unit on Corruption & Law at LawTransform invites you to an open lecture with Drago Kos, Chair of the OECD Working Group in Bribery.

Drago Kos will discuss the difficulties in controlling corruption in various societies – from the wealthiest to the war-torn, and point at progress that does occur. In addition to various aspects of law enforcement, which is a central theme for the OECD Working Group, he will address the role of the private sector, the importance of risk-mitigation systems, and strategies for managing corruption-related circumstances. Chair: Tina Søreide (NNH. Prof, and leader for the unit on Corruption & Law, Lawtransform).

Regarding Drago Kos’ work and background, it should be noted, he is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Regional Hub of Civil Service, Astana, Kazakhstan. He was an international commissioner in the Monitoring and Evaluation Committee in Afghanistan, the Chairman of the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) for ten years, and the first Chairman of the Commission for the Prevention of Corruption in Slovenia. He was also Co-President of EPAC/EACN and Vice Chairman of the European Healthcare Fraud and Corruption Network. He was formerly a soccer player and UEFA/FIFA referee and is now a UEFA/FIFA referee observer.

Students and researchers who would like to join us for more discussion and lunch after the lecture should notify Lene Tangerås Grønevik ( by Tuesday 27th March.


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