Beijing webThere is still time to apply for IACA’s Regional Summer Academy — East and Southeast Asia, which will take place from 9 to 16 September in Beijing, China.

The intensive week-long programme will address several hot global and regional issues, including (among others) asset tracing and recovery, extradition and mutual legal assistance, best practices for anti-corruption agencies, and strengthening the anti-corruption dialogue in the region and beyond.

Among the many expert lecturers are:

  • Cao Fuguo, Professor of Law, Central University of Finance and Economics Law School, Beijing
  • Robert Klitgaard, University Professor, Claremont Graduate University
  • Martin Kreutner, Dean and Executive Secretary, IACA
  • Shervin Majlessi, Senior Legal Adviser, World Bank/UNODC Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR)
  • Abu Kassim bin Mohamed, Director-General, the National Centre for Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption of Malaysia
  • Elisabeth Täubl, Senior Prosecutor, Public Prosecutor’s Office for Combating Economic Crimes and Corruption, Vienna/Austria
  • Ai Li Zhao, Asia Australia Compliance Head, Siemens

Applications are welcome from anti-corruption and compliance professionals from the following countries or areas in the UN’s Eastern and South-eastern Asia geographical sub-regions: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China (including Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Macao Special Administrative Region), Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Indonesia, Japan, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Viet Nam.

The application deadline is 20 August, and more details about the programme and lecturers are available here.

This is the fourth in IACA’s series of regional programmes based on its long-established annual Summer Academy, following successful earlier sessions in the Middle East (2017), Eastern Africa (2016) and Latin America (2015).