Speakers from around the world will discuss current research into issues of crime, corruption and economic growth at an international seminar at The University of Western Australia's Business School beginning on Monday.
Auditor-General Colin Murphy, Commissioner for Public Sector Standards Ruth Shean, and Helen Saunders of the WA Corruption and Crime Commission, are some of the WA participants, along with several from UWA, Curtin University of Technology, and Edith Cowan and Murdoch Universities.
The Kolkata Commissioner of Police and the Inspector General of Police in West Bengal are among international speakers who will discuss topics such as "Governance, Institutions and Corruption: Negative Sovereignty in Africa", "Grease Money and Regulatory Constraints to Indonesia's Manufacturing Industry", and "Global Green Information Systems and Deliberative Democracy".
Participants in the seminar, Good Governance and Sustainable Development, are leaders in their own fields in their respective countries. The main focus of the seminar is on Australia and the South Asian and South-East Asian region.
Conference organiser and Director of the Business School's Trade, Migration and Development Research Centre, Associate Professor Abu Siddique, said media were welcome and should register by emailing him.
WHAT: International seminar: Good Governance and Sustainable Development
WHEN: Monday, 29 June and Tuesday, 30 June, 9am to 5.30pm
WHERE: UWA Business School, Case Study Room Three
Nearest carpark is off Hackett Drive Entrance Four