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Transparency’s Tipping Point: The 7th Financial Transparency Conference

24 October–25 October 2017

  • Conference

  • Starting 1:15AM

  • Ending 9:00AM EEST

  • Online

  • Applications closed

Marina Conference Center
Helsinki, Finland

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The Financial Transparency Coalition's seventh Financial Transparency Conference will bring together civil society, government officials, journalists and policy experts to discuss the problem of illicit financial flows, while brainstorming new ways to combat its effects on growth and development around the world. The conference aims to ignite debate with a variety of stakeholders and move the discussion forward on issues like financing for development, the role of gatekeepers to the financial sector, bringing transparency to company ownership and public reporting for multinational corporations.

NRGI research and data officer Kaisa Toroskainen will take part in a breakout session on 24 October, outlined below. The full agenda is here

11:30 am-1 pm
Extracting the Truth – How Data is Used in the Extractive Industries, and Why More Transparency is Still Needed

  • Lyydia Kilpi, (@L_Kilpi) policy advisor, Tax Justice and Corporate Responsibility, Kepa
  • Dominic Eagleton, senior campaigner, Global Witness
  • Pavel Richter (@pavel), CEO, Open Knowledge International
  • Kaisa Toroskainen (@kaisatoroskai), research and data officer, NRGI
  • Lauri Finér (@LauriFinest), tax policy advisor to the Social Democratic Party