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School of Politics and International Relations

Fighting corruption in the Western Balkans: The role of the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA)

5 June 2015

Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Venue: Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Room 3.1, Queen Mary University of London, 67-69 Lincoln‘s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JB

The panel discussion will explore the progress and challenges in combating corruption in the Western Balkans and the successful achievements brought about by the EU’s Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance. Mr Christopher Will from the German federal Enterprise for International Cooperation (GIZ), Dr Jan-Hinrik Meyer-Sahling from the School of Politics & International Relations at the University of Nottingham, and Mr Henk Visser from DG NEAR will be making presentations and answering questions.

The event will conclude with a networking lunch to which all participants are invited.

Moderator: Professor Adam Fagan, Professor of European Politics; Head, School of Politics and International Relations, Queen Mary University of London

11:30 | Registration and welcome coffee               

12:00 | Welcome and short introduction by Professor Adam Fagan 

12:15 | Fighting organised crime and corruption in the Western Balkans: The role of the Instrument for Pre-  accession Assistance (IPA) 

12:45 | Open Discussion

13:00 | Networking Lunch

To register, send an email with your name, job title, and organisation to Emma Tipping <> before Wednesday 3 June 2015

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