INTRODUCTION 3. What is Transparency International? 4. What is Transparency International Lithuanian Chapter? 5. Vocabulary
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12. Programme 15. Participants 18. Speakers
29. Survival Card 32. Coordinators 34. Area Map
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The Transparency International School on Integrity (TI School) in Vilnius, Lithuania started in 2010 and is the first such course in the region aimed at directly addressing the subject of corruption and how to fight it. Since 2010 it has been organized annually and has welcomed more than 450 youth leaders from some 85 countries worldwide. This year we are happy to welcome you to the 6th Transparency International School on Integrity in Vilnius! Young future leaders gather to this state-of-the-art anti-corruption and accountability training willing to learn from leading anti-corruption and accountability professionals. During 7 highly intensive days, the School exposes its participants to the latest developments in the field of anticorruption and accountability and offers real opportunities to try and implement their ideas in practice. School lectures, seminars, trainings and field trips provide you with a special blend of international and local know-how, while also challenging you to approach the subject from outside the box and offer novel, previously untested solutions. WELCOME ABOARD â€“ BE INSPIRED!
WHAT IS TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL?
Transparency International is a global movement that shares one vision:
A WORLD IN WHICH GOVERNMENT, BUSINESS,
POLITICS, CIVIL SOCIETY
AND THE DAILY LIVES OF PEOPLE ARE
FREE OF CORRUPTION Transparency International consists of more than 100 chapters (with an international Secretariat in Berlin) â€“ locally established, independent organisations that fight corruption in their respective countries. FROM SMALL BRIBES TO LARGE-SCALE LOOTING CORRUPTION DIFFERS FROM COUNTRY TO COUNTRY. Since chapters are staffed with local experts, they are ideally placed to determine the priorities and approaches best suited to tackling corruption in their countries. This work ranges from visiting rural communities or providing free legal support to advising their government on policy reform. CORRUPTION DOES NOT STOP AT NATIONAL BORDERS. The chapters play a crucial role in shaping collective work and realizing regional and global goals. 3
WHAT IS TRANSPARENCY Introduction INTERNATIONAL LITHUANIAN CHAPTER?
The Transparency International Lithuanian Chapter is a non-governmental and non-for-profit organisation that promotes transparency, accountability and anti-corruption initiatives in Lithuania and abroad. The Transparency International Lithuanian Chapter is a fully-accredited member of the global Transparency International network and was established on 6 June, 2000 by the Open Society Fund Lithuania. TI Lithuania is involved in a vast number of anti-corruption and transparency initiatives focusing primarily on:
Development of Internet transparency tools
Transparency of public finance and procurement
Transparency of political parties and campaigns
Civic integrity education and empowerment of citizens
Promotion of transparency principles and integrity to youth and their inclusion into anti-corruption initiatives
ACCESS TO INFORMATION – the right by law – often through freedom of information legislation (acts or laws) – to access key facts and data from the government and any public body. Budgets, project approvals and evaluations are typically published although citizens can petition for more materials to be released. ACCOUNTABILITY is the concept that individuals, agencies and organisations (public, private and civil society) are held responsible for executing their powers properly. ASSET RECOVERY – is the legal process of a country, government and/or its citizens to recover state resources stolen through corruption by current and past regimes, their families and political allies, or foreign actors. BRIBERY is the offering, promising, giving, accepting or soliciting of an advantage as an inducement for an action which is illegal, unethical or a breach of trust. Inducements can take the form of gifts, loans, fees, rewards or other advantages (taxes, services, donations, etc) CIVIL SOCIETY is the arena, outside of the family, state and market where people associate to advance a common set of interests. Voluntary and community groups, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), trade unions and faith-based organisations commonly are included in this sphere, making the term broader than an NGO. CLIENTELISM is an unequal system of exchanging resources and favors based on an exploitative relationship between a wealthier and/or more powerful 'patron' and a less wealthy and weaker 'client'. COLLUSION is a secret agreement between parties, in the public and/or private sector, to conspire to commit actions aimed to deceive or commit fraud with the objective of illicit financial gain. The parties involved often are referred to as 'cartels'. 5
COMPLIANCE refers to the procedures, systems or departments within public agencies or companies that ensure all legal, operational and financial activities are in conformity with current laws, rules, norms, regulations and standards. CONFLICTS OF INTERESTS are situations where an individual or the entity for which they work, whether a government, business, media outlet or civil society organisation, is confronted with choosing between the duties and demands of their position and their own private interests. CORRUPTION is the abuse of entrusted power for private gain. This is the working definition used by Transparency International (TI), applying to both the public and private sectors. DISCLOSURE is the provision of information as required under law or in good faith, regarding activities of a private individual, public official, company or organisation. Information can include a political candidate's assets, a company's financial reports, an NGO's donors or a whistleblower's accusations. EMBEZZLEMENT is a situation when a person holding office in an institution, organisation or company dishonestly and illegally appropriates, uses or traffics the funds and goods they have been entrusted with for personal enrichment or other activities. FACILITATION PAYMENT is a small bribe, also called a 'facilitating', 'speed' or 'grease' payment; made to secure or expedite the performance of a routine or necessary action to which the payer has legal or other entitlement. FRAUD â€“ the act of cheating and intentionally deceiving someone in order to gain an unfair or illegal advantage (financial, political or otherwise). Countries consider such offences to be criminal or a violation of civil law. GOVERNANCE is a concept that goes beyond the traditional notion of government to focus on the relationships between leaders, public institutions and citizens, including the processes by which they make and implement decisions. The term can also be applied to companies and NGOs. GRAND CORRUPTION are acts committed at a high level of government that distort policies or the central functioning of the state, enabling leaders to benefit at the expense of the public good. INTEGRITY is behaviours and actions consistent with a set of moral or ethical principles and standards, embraced by individuals as well as institutions, that create a barrier to corruption.
MONEY LAUNDERING is the process of concealing the origin, ownership or destination of illegally or dishonestly obtained money by hiding it within legitimate economic activities. NEPOTISM is a form of favouritism based on acquaintances and familiar relationships whereby someone in an official position exploits his or her power and authority to provide a job or favour to a family member or friend, even though he or she may not be qualified or deserving. PATRONAGE is a form of favouritism in which a person is selected, regardless of qualifications or entitlement, for a job or government benefit because of political affiliations or connections. PETTY CORRUPTION is everyday abuse of entrusted power by low- and mid-level public officials in their interactions with ordinary citizens, who often are trying to access basic goods or services in places like hospitals, schools, police departments and other agencies. PROCUREMENT is a multi-step process of established procedures to acquire goods and services by any individual, company or organisation — from the initial needs assessment to the contract's award and service delivery. PUBLIC SECTOR is the government and its decentralised units – including the police, military, public roads and transit authorities, primary schools and healthcare system – that use public funds and provide services based on the motivation to improve citizens' lives rather than to make a profit. REVOLVING DOOR. An individual who moves back and forth between public office and private companies, exploiting his/her period of government service for the benefit of the companies they used to regulate. TRANSPARENCY is a characteristic of governments, companies, organisations and individuals of being open in the clear disclosure of information, rules, plans, processes and actions. As a principle, public officials, civil servants, the managers and directors of companies and organisations, and board trustees have a duty to act visibly, predictably and understandably to promote participation and accountability. WHISTLEBLOWING is the sounding of an alarm by an employee, director, or external person, in an attempt to reveal neglect or abuses within the activities of an organisation, government body or company (or one of its business partners) that threaten public interest, its integrity and reputation.
WHY IS THIS SCHOOL DIFFERENT? The Transparency International School on Integrity consists of three teaching modules covering the public sector, private sector and civic empowerment. Each module will include theoretical definitions of corruption as it affects different parts of society and how anti-corruption tools are used in practice. PUBLIC SECTOR Abuse of office; State capture; Nepotism; Prosecution of corruption; Accountability mechanisms for public institutions.
International anticorruption mechanisms; Corporate reporting standards; Media accountability; Corruption in different industry sectors.
Role of citizens in monitoring activities of the state Citizens involvement in: - the public decisionmaking process; - reporting corruption; other anti-corruption activities.
Upon completion of the TI School course students receive 6 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System). OBLIGATIONS We expect you to attend all of the sessions. Only the morning sessions are optional. All School activities are conducted in English. Students are required to complete appropriate reading before every lecture and seminar. You can find the reading material at: www.transparencyschool.org. All sessions will be held at Mykolas Romeris University (Ateities str. 20, LT08303, Vilnius, Lithuania). WHAT ELSE CAN YOU EXPECT? Social program
Great networking opportunities
TI School offers plenty of social activities, such as: · Trip to Trakai, · Sightseeing in Vilnius, · Sports festival and more.
Through a number of social activities on offer, you will have a chance to: · meet and learn from leading anticorruption and accountability professionals from all over the world, · meet other like-minded people.
SESSIONS During the TI School students will attend different types of sessions: plenary sessions, plenary discussions, parallel trainings and morning sessions. What is the difference between them?
Plenary sessions – during these 7 highly intensive days you will have around 15 plenary sessions. These sessions are attended by all TI School students in a single lecture room. Plenary discussion – leading professionals will share their opinions and insights in an open discussion format. Here your questions and remarks will be the driving force. The Plenary discussion will take place on Friday. Parallel trainings – the trainings will take place on Wednesday and Saturday. All participants will be divided into three groups and the three seminars will happen simultaneously. Students will rotate lecture rooms after the seminars. Morning sessions – the sessions will be taking place from Tuesday till Saturday in the early mornings. Got an extra question? Need more information on the subject? Register for the informal morning session!
IACC GRANTS We believe in young people's extraordinary potential to create change. So, at the TI School we seek to put our alumni in a position where they can use their newly acquired knowledge to test their ideas in practice. The Social Entrepreneurs Initiative (SEI) provides TI School alumni with an opportunity to make a difference by introducing transparency and anti-corruption initiatives in their communities. Since 2012 the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) and Ashoka have supported this TI School scheme to encourage School alumni to develop new ideas to boost transparency, accountability and to fight corruption. The competition winners are awarded mini-grants between 500 â€“ 5,000 Euros to support the kick-off and implementation of their community initiatives. One of the School sessions is dedicated to a brainstorming exercise, overseen by IACC representatives, to identify the most innovative approaches that could be used in seeking greater transparency and fighting corruption. Already interested?
TI SCHOOL ON INTEGRITY PARTICIPANT
SHOWS RESPECT TO OTHERS: Always arrives on time for sessions and other activities, Treats the facilities and equipment carefully: does not bring any drinks or food to the lecture rooms (only plastic bottles of water are allowed).
EXCHANGES IDEAS WITH OTHERS: Wears the name badge and keeps it visible at all times.
FOLLOWS THE RULES:
ATTENDS ALL THE SESSIONS: Class attendance is mandatory and participants are expected to attend all the sessions. The morning sessions are optional. In case of absence without a valid reason, the 6 ECTS credits will not be granted. FOLLOWS THE DRESS CODE: Dress code for the sessions is casual, Dress code for the Reception at the Residence of the Ambassador of Finland is smart (with a hint of a national costume).
It is forbidden to use alcohol, drugs and other toxic substances on the Mykolas Romeris University premises and at the Students' Guest House. It is also forbidden to return to the Students' Guest House drunk or intoxicated, It is forbidden to smoke in places that are not appropriated for smoking. Silence hours are between 22:00 and 6:00, It is forbidden to consume alcohol in public places in Vilnius.
from 31 to 35 - 13%
7% 34% Male
from 26 to 30 - 45%
from 21 to 25 - 38% from 18 to 20 - 4%
21% SECTOR REPRESENTATION (OF THOSE EMPLOYED)
NGO sector Public
Africa - 7% Asia - 21% Central America - 2% Europe - 64% North America - 3% South America - 3%
FIELD OF STUDIES
Top 10 native Russian 21 Dari 14 Belarusian 11 English 10 German 8 Arabic 6 Ukrainian 6 Danish 5 Romanian 5 Spanish 5 Top 10 spoken
Applied Sciences - 3%
Business and Economics - 23% 25%
Engineering and Technology - 3% Humanities and Art- 42% Law - 25% Other - 4%
DO OUR PARTICIPANTS LIVE OUTSIDE THEIR HOME COUNTRIES?
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION BALANCE
(Apart from English)
42 36 24 11 9 7 7 6 5 4
French German Spanish Pashto Swedish Italian Russian Chinese Hindi Portuguese
DO OUR PARTICIPANTS LIVE IN THE CAPITAL?
We seek to lead by example and offer top-notch quality. To do that, over the past five years we have invited nearly half-a-hundred outstanding experts to teach at the TI School in Vilnius. School lecturers are anti-corruption and accountability leaders that come from the public, private, NGO and academic sectors and offer students unique perspectives on how to address corruption and promote transparency. While the team of lecturers changes slightly every year, over time TI School has welcomed speakers from the World Bank Institute, OECD, OSCE, Global Witness, Global Integrity, MySociety, Sunlight Foundation, Global Advice, U4, various Transparency International chapters and many others. Elena A. Panfilova | Russia
Corruption and Anti-Corruption Beyond 2015: Challenges and Opportunities
Elena is the chair of the Center for Anti-corruption Research and Initiative Transparency International, TI's Russian chapter, which she founded in 1999. She served as its Executive Director until July 2014, when she became the Chapter's Chair. She has been an academic, consultant and activist, held positions in the OECD and the Institute for Economy in Transition, and became a member of the Russian Governmental Commission on Open Government. In August 2014, she became head of the Laboratory for Anti-Corruption Policy (which she founded in 2008), working to promote transparency and civil society. Since 2007, she has taught anti-corruption at the State University Higher School of Economics in Moscow. Elena was elected to the TI Board in 2011, and elected vice-chair in 2014.
Marcin Walecki | Poland
Political Parties and Political Corruption
Marcin is currently the Chief of the Democratic Governance and Gender Unit at the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights. He has over 15 years of democracy assistance and governance experience working in more than 35 countries around the world implementing programs ranging from anticorruption and political finance, political party assistance and development, to gender equality. Prior to joining the OSCE, he was the Executive Director of the Brussels based European Partnership for Democracy (EPD). He has written for numerous publications on democratization and democratic governance. A graduate of Oxford University, Dr. Walecki studied law and political science.
Virginie Coulloudon | France
The Global Unmask the Corrupt Campaign
Virginie is the Group Director for External Relations at TI. Previously she worked at OSCE and was communications director for Europe at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Virginie joined Transparency International in August 2012. She is a former investigative journalist, permanent correspondent in Moscow and research director at the Harvard Davis Center for Russian Studies where she led a seminar on the 'power of corruption'. She holds a PhD in History, is the author of three books – including one on Soviet organised corruption – as well as the author of a film, chapters and academic articles devoted to post-Soviet society and elite groups, anti-corruption reforms and the role of the media in post-Soviet transition.
Santhosh Srinivasan | India
Corruption Measurement Tools
Santhosh is a researcher at Transparency International, in charge of coordinating and managing TI’s quantitative measurement tools. Prior to joining TI, Santhosh worked as a Governance Specialist at the Office of the Chief Economist of the World Bank in Washington DC conducting research on transparency, accountability and citizen participation. He has authored and contributed to research publications in the area of governance and service delivery as well as on social safety net systems and their impact on poverty alleviation. Santhosh holds two master’s degrees: one in Statistics and one in public policy from University of Michigan, USA.
Nicholas Charron | USA
Regional and Urban Governance
Nicholas is a Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and a Research Fellow at the Quality of Government Institute, University of Gothenburg. His research is concerned with comparative politics on political institutions, studies of corruption and quality of government and how these factors impact economic development with a focus on Europe and the US. His most recent work is on the effects and causes of bureaucratic institutions, electoral and democratic institutions, decentralization and causes and consequences of regional inequalities within countries in a comparative perspective. 19
Boris Divjak | Croatia
Causes and Consequences of Petty Corruption
Boris is the director of U4 â€“ Anti-Corruption Resource Centre in Norway. He previously worked with the World Bank and served two terms as a member of the Transparency International Board of Directors. Until 2008, he consulted the World Bank, the European Commission, USAID and other bilateral and multilateral donors, contributing to their development programs throughout the Balkans. His area of specialisation is business enabling environment, evaluating impact of business regulation, clarifying cost of enforcement and proposing regulatory simplification including administering implementation. As an anti-corruption activist Boris founded the Bosnia and Herzegovina branch of Transparency International in 2000. He is an Individual Member of Transparency International.
Stan Cutzach | France
Why a Board?
Stan is the Governance Manager at Transparency International where he has been working for over 10 years. Stan deals with the internal governance of TI as a global structure. Prior to this, he focused on national chapters in Africa and Asia-Pacific and on the organisation of the IACC. Before TI, he volunteered for the improvement of prisoners' living conditions at the Lyon-based NGO Observatoire International des Prisons. Stan graduated in Economics, Law and Foreign Languages.
Roberto Perez Rocha | Mexico
How to Turn an Idea into Sustainable Action
Roberto is the Director of the International Anti-corruption Conference (IACC) Series. Roberto joined TI in 2003 and since 2006 manages the IACC. From 2000 to 2003 Roberto lived in Barcelona where he completed his PhD studies in Political and Social Sciences at the Pompeu Fabra University. During this time he did volunteer work for the Catalan Federation of NonGovernmental Organizations. From 1993 to 2000 Roberto worked in different areas of the Mexican public sector, including the ministries of Social Development, Agriculture & Rural Development and the Interior. Roberto holds an MSc in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and a Bachelors degree in Political Science and Public Administration from the Universidad Iberoamericana in MĂŠxico.
Jermyn P. Brooks | United Kingdom
How to Evaluate Corruption Risks in the Private Sector
Jermyn joined Price Waterhouse London in 1962 and worked for the company in senior roles around the globe until 2000. He was a founding Board Member of the World Economic Forum's Partnering Against Corruption Initiative and since 2009 chairs the 10th Principle Working Group of the United Nations Global Compact. He is also a member of the Wolfsberg Group which developed the Wolfsberg Anti-Money Laundering Principles, and serves as Independent Chair of the Global Network Initiative. Brooks chaired the Steering Committee of the Business Principles for Countering Bribery. He served on TI's Board from 2003-2006 and was elected again in 2011.
David Ondracka | Czech Republic
Government Spending and Public Procurement: Transparency, Efficiency and Accountability
David is the head of Transparency International in the Czech Republic. He has deep expertise in good governance, government contracting and party finance. David graduated in political economics at the Central European University in Budapest, after a previous study of international relations at Palacky University in Olomouc, political science at Charles University in Prague and political philosophy at NYU in New York. In 2013 he received the Fulbright Scholarship at Columbia University. David regularly advises governments and companies in the region on good governance reforms and policies.
Anne Koch | Canada
The Media, Accountability and Corruption
Anne joined Transparency International Secretariat in 2011 as Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia, leading the ECA department in Berlin and responsible for nearly 50 chapters in the region. She previously worked as a Deputy Director of the BBC English World Service, responsible for overseeing all aspects of the BBC's global networks, editorially, managerially and operationally. Her background is in journalism and as well as running a number of the BBC's most important news and current affairs programmes, has produced more than a hundred documentaries. She has received a number of journalism awards, including awards for a multi-platform investigation in partnership with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. She currently is a member of the Ethics Council of Correctiv, the first non-profit investigative newsroom in the German speaking world. 21
Daniel Freund | Germany
Making Lobbying Transparent: the Case Study of the EU
Daniel joined TI in July 2014 and is leading the work on the integrity of the EU institutions. He works on issues around lobbying, conflicts of interest and legislative transparency and has launched EU Integrity Watch - a unique online tool to monitor the outside incomes of members of the European Parliament as well as lobbying activities in Brussels. Before joining TI, Daniel has worked in and around the EU institutions for five years. Most recently he worked at the European Parliament. He has previously worked at the EU delegation to Hong Kong, the German Foreign Ministry, the French civil service academy ENA and Deloitte Consulting. Daniel holds degrees from Sciences Po Paris, George Washington and Leipzig University.
Samuel Kaninda | Democratic Republic of the Congo
Anti-corruption and Transparency: Good Examples from Africa
Samuel is a Regional Coordinator of West Africa at Transparency International Secretariat. He joined Transparency International in April 2013 as Programme Coordinator, Public Sector Integrity, in the Sub-Saharan Africa department, a position he held until May 2014. Before joining TI, Samuel worked as Senior Technical Officer for the United Cities and Local Government of Africa â€“ Southern Africa Regional Office (UCLGA-SARO) based in Harare, Zimbabwe. His previous work experience includes capacity building of local government associations, coordination of a multi-country programme on water and sanitation and regional advocacy for local government recognition towards the achievement of Millennium Development Goals. Samuel's academic background is Public Management.
Lien Nguyen | Vietnam
Anti-corruption and Transparency: The Asian Perspective
Lien is the Governance Adviser at the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the lead donor supporting anti-corruption in Vietnam. She leads the DFID anti-corruption support to governmental and non-governmental actors and contributes to the Annual Anti-corruption Dialogue between international community and the Government of Vietnam. She has been extensively involved in investigating and shaping the business led integrity initiatives. Prior to this, Lien had 12 years of experience working in the Ministry of Finance of Vietnam. Lien has a masterâ€™s degree in law from University of Sydney, Australia.
Andrii Marusov | Ukraine
Fighting Corruption in Post-Euromaidan Ukraine: Results, Lessons and Failures
Andrei has been the Head of the Board of Directors of Transparency International Ukraine since 2012. He was one of the first Ukrainian journalists to investigate large scale corruption in the public procurement. Until 2006 he conducted policy monitoring and evaluation with International Finance Corporation, UNICEF, UNDP, Open Society Institute, Institute of Sociology of Ukraine etc. In 2007 he received the Grand Prix of the First National Competition on the Best Anti-Corruption Journalist Investigations. After 2014 Euromaidan revolution he focuses on the analysis and development of anticorruption and public procurement policies. He also provided consulting services to the World Bank Institute and the European Commission. He graduated in public administration, sociology and history.
Tuomo Pietil채inen | Finland
Crowdsourcing, Open Data and Investigative Reporting
Tuomo is an award-winning investigative journalist at Helsingin Sanomat and Visiting Professor in Journalism, University of Tampere, Finland. Helsingin Sanomat in Finland is an internationally recognized quality newspaper and the largest daily in Scandinavia. Tuomo started his career as a journalist in a local weekly newspaper L채nsiv채yl채 (published in Espoo). He studied communication and social studies at Tampere University and holds a Master of Social Sciences.
Dieter Zinnbauer | Germany
Innovation & Transparency
Dieter runs the blog ambient-accountability.org. He previously served as a Chief Editor of the Global Corruption Report and now co-ordinates TI's work on emerging policy issues. He joined TI in March 2007. Prior to joining TI Dieter worked as policy analyst and research co-ordinator for a variety of organisations, including UNDP, UNDESA, and the European Commission. Dieter has an MSc in Economics from the University of Regensburg, Germany, a PhD in Development Studies from the London School of Economics and has held post doctorate fellowship positions with the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs, Oxford University, the US Social Science Research Council and the London School of Economics. 23
Jakub Górnicki | Poland
Innovation & Transparency
Jakub heads the E-Panstwo Foundation in Poland, which he joined two years ago, after playing an active role in promoting and developing Sejmometr, a parliamentary monitoring portal in Poland. In 2012 he joined the EPF board and became its International Ambassador. His primary focus now is to encourage organisations from other countries to use technology to embrace change. Jakub is also the Implementations Manager for Sourcefabric, an organisation devoted to building open source software for professional journalists and publishers. Jakub works with journalists from Georgia, Ghana, Turkey, Yemen and other countries.
Peter Varga | Hungary
Innovation & Transparency
Peter joined Transparency International in March 2014 as the Regional Coordinator for Central and Northern Europe. Previously he worked in social enterprise development in emerging markets (primarily Central Europe and Latin America) as well as for a global advertising agency. Peter was a Fulbright Visiting Practitioner at Stanford University in 2011-2012 and holds an MA in International Relations and European Studies from the Central European University, as well as a BA in Political Science from Yale University.
Hans-Martin Tillack | Germany
The Role of Journalists in the Fight against Corruption
Hans-Martin is working as an investigative reporter in the Berlin office of the German weekly magazine “Stern”. From 1999 to 2004 he was the EU correspondent for “Stern” in Brussels, Belgium. He is also the author of three books, on the EU, on corruption and on lobbyists and their influence on German politics. For his coverage of the EU he received the Leipzig Media Award.
Kevin Donegan | Ireland
How to Build a Successful Advocacy Campaign
Kevin is the head of campaigns at Transparency International Secretariat. Prior to this he was the director of communications at the Center for Economic and Social Rights. Until 2008 he was the director of communications at the Breast Cancer Fund and a national communications strategist for the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics. Kevin also worked as principal communications associate responsible for media strategy and outreach for Children Now and as a news producer for Los Angeles National Public Radio station KCRW-FM. He has also written feature stories and opinion columns for several U.S.-based newspapers. Kevin has a BA in philosophy and English literature from University College, Dublin, Ireland.
Luke Ravenscroft | UK
Using Behavioral Science in Public Policy
Luke is a Senior Advisor at The Behavioural Insights Team in UK. Previously Luke worked for Ideas42, running two large public health trials in India, and at a large consultancy firm. At The Behavioural Insights Team Luke focuses on health and international development. He is currently working on a longterm programme of work with Public Health England and two projects with United Nations Development Programme. Luke holds degrees in Economics from the University of Cambridge and the University College London.
Sergejus Muravjovas | Lithuania
Sergejus is from Lithuania. He is a social doer involved in a number of undertakings. He has been leading TI Lithuania since 2008 and was re-elected for his second term on TI's International Board of Directors in 2012. Sergejus is on the board of the Clear Wave initiative for business transparency. He teaches Corporate Governance and Anticorruption at the International School of Management in Vilnius and has conducted consultancy tasks for the European Commission, UN Development Programme and the UK Department for International Development. Sergejus has earned his Master's Degree from Leiden University and Bachelor's Degrees from Vilnius and Utrecht Universities. 25
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Ruta ¯ Mrazauskaite| ˙ Lithuania Ruta ˉ joined TI Lithuania in 2010 and has worked extensively with public procurement, lobbying and whistleblowing and coaches international criminal law at the Model International Criminal Court School. Ruta also works with legal analysis, ˉ access to information and private sector initiatives. She has a Master's degree in law from Vilnius University (Lithuania). Ruta ˉ sits on the Editorial Board of the www.teismai.lt, a monthly on courts and judiciary.
Karolis Granickas | Lithuania Karolis joined TI Lithuania in January 2011 and is responsible for coordinating initiatives related to public involvement in the decision making process by employing new technologies, as well as encouraging open data initiatives. Also, currently Karolis works as an Expert on open government data and ePSI platform Correspondent at P.A.U. Education and as an ambassador for Lithuania at Open Knowledge Foundation. He is a National Researcher within the Open Government Partnership Independent Review Mechanism. Karolis has earned his Bachelor's degree in International Law from the University of Westminster (UK) and Master's degree in European Union Law from the University of Maastricht (the Netherlands).
Rugile˙ trumpyte˙ | Lithuania Rugile˙ has been leading numerous anti-corruption projects on access to information, media accountability and ethics, transparency in private and public sectors. Rugile˙ joined TI in 2011, she is also a member of the selection committee of the program “Media4change” for investigative journalism grants. She has a Master's Degree in comparative politics from Vilnius University.
“SURVIVING IN VILNIUS” CARD 6-12 JULY, 2015 VILNIUS | LITHUANIA
IMPORTANT ADDRESSES Student Guest House Valakupių str. 5 School Venue Mykolas Romeris University - Ateities str. 20
Find your route on: www.stops.lt/vilnius or www.vilniustransport.lt/en Download free app: Busai Vilnius From Student Guest House towards the city centre From Lizdeikos stop trolleybus number 10 goes to the city centre every 15-20 minutes.
Transparency International Lithuania Didžioji st. 5 Tel.: +370 5 212 69 51 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
From the city centre to Student Guest House From the Žaliasis tiltas stop trolleybus number 10 goes to Lizdeikos stop every 15-20 minutes.
Emergency phone nr. 112 (ambulance and police)
Algirdas Bieliūnas Ania Ankowska Edgaras Katinas Emilija Beržanskaitė Gabrielė Pauliukaitė Gabrielė Šaulytė Gintarė Gedrimaitė Ieva Dunčikaitė Ineta Gedrimaitė
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Ania Ankowska | Poland PhD in Entrepreneurial Governance and Economic Development | Newcastle Business School @ Northumbria University I am an active change-maker and world citizen keen on global issues, governance and development; co-founder of International Youth to Youth Summit, Youth to Youth Initiative and AntiCorruption International. Gabrielė Šaulytė | Lithuania BA in Political Science | Vilnius University I like hiking, no matter if it is a mountain or just climbing through myself.
Edgaras Katinas | Lithuania MA in Holocaust & Genocide Studies | Uppsala University I am interested in EU politics & security, and get crazy about foreign languages: speaking English, French, Swedish, Lithuanian, Russian & Spanish!
Gabrielė Pauliukaitė | Lithuania BA in Economics and Politics | ISM University of Management and Economics Responsibility and freedom lead me to success!
Gintarė Gedrimaitė | Lithuania MA in Globalisation and Development Studies | Maastricht University There is the only moment - the NOW - to make things right, to make things worth living both for yourself and for the others.
Ieva Dunčikaitė | Lithuania Dual BA in International Relations and French studies | University of Exeter My favourite way of learning travelling and meeting new people.
Algirdas Bieliūnas | Lithuania BA in Political science | Vytautas Magnus University I start my day with a cup of tea. Feel free to join me.
Emilija Beržanskaitė | Lithuania Dual BA in Business Administration and Law | IE University, Spain Frequent celebrator, only slightly indecisive, in love with traveling. I could easily eat sushi at 4 a.m. At High School I was called a „phantom of the library“.
Ineta Gedrimaitė | Lithuania BA in Political Science | Vilnius University I am deeply motivated to become the best version of myself that is why I keep looking for new challenges and mind broadening experiences.
Julija Prižginaitė | Lithuania MA in Law | Mykolas Romeris University I am trying to enjoy every opportunity in my life, to share ideas with people and always stay positive. I am interested in human rights, travelling.
Justina Muralytė | Lithuania BA in Political Science | Vilnius University Sea, mounains, wind, coffee, rain, books, human rights, movies, night, trains, conversations, running, ecology, dancing, bonﬁres and lots of magical people around - this is me.
Marius Rutkauskas | Lithuania BA in Political Science | Vilnius University I am a really communicative and approachable person. I like reading various news articles and playing team sports.
Mykolas Norkus | Lithuania MA in Law | Mykolas Romeris University I am a curious person and take interest in many different things. I enjoy movies and traveling, learning various new ideas and facts about the world.
Martynas Lapė | Lithuania BA in International Studies | Leiden University I adore modern history. I am very outgoing: I love to hang out with people from all over the world. Furthermore, I had a chance to play basketball on a high-level in Lithuania and Netherlands, so that clearly indicates that I love sports and competitiveness.
Milda Gotautaitė Vaišvilaitė | Lithuania BA in Political science | Vytautas Magnus University Mild...not too much. Always searching for new adventures and challenges.
Reed Langerud | USA BA in Accounting | University of Minnesota I love to spend time cycling and traveling.
Silvija Vingytė | Lithuania MA in Law | Mykolas Romeris University With my head in the clouds, with the smile on my face and with the joy of traveling I ﬁll my life with happiness from thrilling experiences.
UNIVERSITY CAMPUS 1 - School Venue (Mykolas Romeris University, Ateities str. 20) 2 - Gas station (Ateities str. 17) 3 - Shopping center „Mandarinas“ (ATM, Bank), (Ateities str. 91)
2 L. Giros st
S.Stanevičiaus str .
STUDENT GUEST HOUSE 1 - Student Guest House (Valakupiu str. 5) 2 - Shop „IKI“ (Nemencines road 4) 3 - Gas station – (Nemencines road 5)
O. Milašiaus str.
alnio s Antak
S M Shafiqul Bari ÂŠ Transparency International Bangladesh
Nipun Kumar Kundu ÂŠ Transparency International Bangladesh
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