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Sunday, November 23 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Corruption, Cover-ups, Incompetence

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Corruption, cover-ups and incompetence cost society untold billions of dollars every day. The amount of money lost to corruption alone is estimated at US$2.6 trillion annually, and it affects everything from health and human rights to democracy and national security. Here are four experts on uncovering wrong-doing, all from very different societies -- Japan, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan -- but using very similar skills. 

Moderators
avatar for Kunda Dixit

Kunda Dixit

Founder and Editor, Nepali Times
Born in Nepal, Kunda Dixit is one of the country's leading journalists and editors, and an international authority on the press in Asia. He is founder, editor, and publisher of the Nepali Times, and co-publisher of Himal magazine.

Speakers
avatar for Umar Cheema

Umar Cheema

Investigative reporter, The News
Umar Cheema is an investigative reporter for Pakistan's English language daily, The News International. In 2008, he won a was a Daniel Pearl Journalism Fellowship, and was the first Pearl fellow to work for The New York Times. Cheema studied at the London School of Economics under a Chevening Scholarship and obtained a master degree in Comparative Politics. | | Twitter: @UmarCheema1 
avatar for Toshihiro Okuyama

Toshihiro Okuyama

Senior Staff Writer, Asahi Shimbun
Toshihiro Okuyama has been a reporter for the Japanese daily Asahi Shimbun for more than 25 years. He is author of the books published in Japan The Power of Whistleblowing: What Would A Whistleblower Protection Act Protect?


Sunday November 23, 2014 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Ballroom C

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