Schedule

3 September, 2015

Registration

National Museum of Anthropology

09:15  -  09:45

Registration

Opening Remarks

National Museum of Anthropology

10:00  -  11:00

Opening Remarks and Key Note Speech

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Business and Politics Intertwined

National Museum of Anthropology

11:10  -  12:10

Discussion on corporate influence over politics and public policy including the relationship between political and business elites.

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Lunch

National Museum of Anthropology

12:15  -  13:45

Holding Political Leaders to Account

National Museum of Anthropology

13:45  -  14:45

Discussion on what drives change (incentives from within and outside of politics).

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Addressing the Gender Funding Gap

National Museum of Anthropology

14:55  -  15:55

Discussion on the challenges of women’s participation in politics, the importance of money for competing in elections and how to move forward.

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The Nexus between Politics and Illicit Finance

National Museum of Anthropology

16:05  -  17:05

Discussion on how criminal networks are corroding political systems and infiltrating political institutions; the role of drug money and violence.

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4 September, 2015

Registration

Hotel Camino Real Polanco

08:30  -  09:00

Registration

Parallel Working Sessions

Hotel Camino Real Polanco

09:00  -  10:30

1.1 Financing Democracy: Framework for Supporting Better Public Polices and Averting Policy Capture.

2.1 Designing the Rules of the Game: Legislating Money in Politics. 

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Coffee Break

Hotel Camino Real Polanco

10:30  -  10:45

Parallel Working Sessions

Hotel Camino Real Polanco

10:45  -  12:15

1.2 How to curb the influx of illicit money to parties and candidates? 

2.2 Are electoral costs effectively increasing in most countries? More

Lunch

Hotel Camino Real Polanco

12:15  -  13:30

Parallel Working Sessions

Hotel Camino Real Polanco

13:30  -  15:00

1.3 How to address the gender funding gap?

2.3 Is public funding effectively increasing transparency and making politicians less dependent on big donors?
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Coffee Break

Hotel Camino Real Polanco

15:00  -  15:15

Parallel Working Sessions

Hotel Camino Real Polanco

15:15  -  16:45

1.4 How to increase the disclosure and use of political finance information?

2.4 How can abuse of state resources be prevented?

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5 September, 2015

Registration

Hotel Camino Real Polanco

08:30  -  09:00

Parallel Working Sessions

Hotel Camino Real Polanco

09:00  -  10:30

3.1 How can the impact of official and citizen monitoring be strengthened?

4.1 How to create an effective sanctioning system?

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Coffee Break

Hotel Camino Real Polanco

10:30  -  10:45

Parallel Working Sessions

Hotel Camino Real Polanco

10:45  -  12:15

3.2 How to work preventive with parties and candidates to increase compliance with the law?

4.2 How to design effective regional and international inter-agency collaboration for the enforcement of political finance law? More


12:15  -  13:00

Daniel Zovatto (Argentina), Director of International IDEA’s Latin America and Caribbean Program. More