New Tech to Fight Kleptocracy in Africa

Oct 10 2016 3:30 pm
Oct 10 2016 4:30 pm
America/New York
Date and Time: 
Monday October 10, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Austin Convention Center - 531 E 4th St, Austin TX 78701

This session will discuss innovations in technology and open source data used to fight kleptocracy and corruption in Africa, as well as their impact on U.S. Government policy. U.S. Department of State Deputy Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Steve Feldstein will be joined by C4ADS, an organization using data-driven analysis and evidence-based reporting to provide detailed visuals of the chains of kleptocratic financing, and Global Witness, an organization using visual data to showcase global connections in money laundering. The audience will learn how government and non-government partners are using innovative tools to combat corruption and kleptocracy in Africa. Enough Project Policy Director Brad Brooks-Rubin will moderate the session.

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