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Anti-Corruption in Thailand: Sustaining the Momentum


Thailand’s 6th National Conference on Collective Action against Corruption

            “Anti-Corruption in Thailand: Sustaining the Momentum”  

October 15, 2015, 8:00-16:00 hrs.

Venue: Chadra Ballroom, Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok


Host: Thailand’s Private Sector Collective Action Coalition against Corruption (CAC)

Coordinator: Thai Institute of Directors Association (Thai IOD) as CAC Secretariat

Event supported by:  Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)

                                Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI)



08:00 Registration
08:30 Welcome Remarks

by Dr. Panas Simasathien, CAC Chairman and former Minister of Finance

08:45 Panel Discussion I: “Overcoming anti-corruption challenges: International experiences”

– Mr. John Morrell, Regional Director, Asia, Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)

– Mr. Ashutosh Kumar Mishra, Executive Director of Transparency International India

– Mr. Erry Riyana Hardjapamekas, Chairman of Supervisory Board at Indonesia Institute of Corporate

Directorship (IICD), former First Commissioner of Indonesian Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK)

Moderator: Dr. Bandid Nijathaworn, CAC Secretary-General

10:30 Coffee Break
10:45 Panel Discussion II: “Anti-corruption progress: How to keep the momentum rolling?”

– Mr. Pramon Sutivong, Chairman of the Anti-Corruption Organization (Thailand) and member of the National Reform Council

– Mr. Rapee Sucharitakul, Secretary-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission

– Dr. Duenden Nikomborirak, Research Director, Economic Governance, TDRI

Moderator: Mr. Kulvech Janvatanavit, CAC Principle Project Advisor

12:15 Lunch: Tone at the top series:

Professor Robert Klitgaard: Addressing Corruption Together – Strategy for Thailand

13:30 Presentation: “Steps taken by CAC and the way forward”

By Dr. Bandid Nijathaworn, CAC Secretary General

14:00 Panel Discussion III: “Leveraging the power of collective action”

– Mr. Isara Vongkusolkit, Chairman of Mitr Phol Group

– Mr. Pliu Mangkornkanok, Chairman of the Board of Director, TISCO Financial Group Plc.

– Mr. Vichien Phongsathorn, President & Group CEO of Premier Group of Companies

Moderator: Ms. Nattha Komolvadhin, News Editor&Anchor, Thai PBS

15:30 Closing remarks by His Excellency General Prem Tinsulanonda, President of the Privy Council
16:00 Conference Adjourned

Event supported by:

– Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)
– Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI)