World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva giving opening remarks at a high-level anti-corruption event at the 2018 Spring Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group. Photo: World Bank
We have to fight corruption by making sure it doesn’t happen in the first place and use technology to give every citizen a voice in this effort, said World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva in her opening remarks at a high-level event last Wednesday where leaders from government, the private sector, civil society, media, and academia discussed how to catalyze innovation to end corruption.
During a lively discussion, Thuli Madonsela, an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa, emphasized that . Peter Solmssen, Former General Counsel of Siemens AG, and AIG encouraged building trust that can lead to embracing the private sector as a potential partner.
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Towards the end of the full-house event, audiences asked thought-provoking questions, and the panelists unequivocally agreed that technology alone is not a solution in itself, which is why all sectors need to work together to end corruption.
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