3rd Making Transparency Possible conference - Interdisciplinary dialogues

Preliminary programme

08:15 Registration, tea/coffee/fruit

09:00 Welcome

09:15 Keynote by Anya Schriffin, "Investigative journalism in the extractive industries", School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. 

10:45 Keynote by Professor Joseph Stiglitz, followed by a conversation with Professor Kalle Moene

11:30 Lunch

12:00 What needs to be done to make transparency possible?
Trond Eirik Schea, Director of the Norwegian National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime (Økokrim), Hans-Christian Holte, Tax Director at the Directorate of Taxes (Skattedirektoratet), Idar Kreutzer, Director of Finance Norway (Finans Norge) and Jon Lomøy, Director at the Norwegian Organisation for International Development (Norad). Moderated by Mona Thowsen. 

12:40 What needs to be done to make transparency possible? Forensic auditing and investigative journalism. Frian Aarsnes, principal consultant at Econ Pöyry, and Chairman of Publish What You Pay Norway.

13:45 What is the impact of investigative journalism on the public understanding of illicit financial flows? Joshua Olutosin Olufemi, Nigeria, Johannes Kr. Kristjansson, Iceland, Daniela Quirós Lépiz, Burkina Faso/Costa Rica, Mwanyengwa Ndapewoshali Shapwanale, Angola/Namibia, Craig McKune, South Africa and Rune Ytreberg, Norway.

14:45 Richard Sambrook, Professor of Journalism and Director of the Centre for Journalism at Cardiff University. Previously, Sambrook was Director of Global News at the BBC where he worked as a journalist for 30 years as a producer, editor and manager. 

15:30 Parallel sessions I

16:30 Parallel sessions II

For full programme and registration, please proceed to the 3rd Making Transparency Possible conference web pages



For any enquiries relating to the organization of the conference, please contact Publish What You Pay (PWYP), Norway.