World Congress Against Corruption

Mexico City, Mexico, • English and Spanish
ICC MENA Conference on International Arbitration

For the first time in the history of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Mexico will host the World Congress Against Corruption on 9 March 2017 in Mexico City. The ICC, as representative of more than 6.5 million companies worldwide, wants to encourage a new form of doing business in the world, free of corruption, promoting investment and the sustainable growth of nations.


Corruption is a phenomenon that infiltrates all sectors of society. Accepting this reality, ICC México has decided to bring together in this world anti-corruption meeting key players in global business, from the public sector (including tax officials, judges and directors of agencies responsible for combating corruption), from international organizations, as well as members of organized civil society, to discuss best practices for combating corruption.

This Congress will address emblematic cases of fighting corruption as told by companies that have experienced them, and who have revised and strengthened their Compliance programs at the national and international level. It will also present the vision of International organizations focused on fighting corruption; it will explain the Latin American experience of Brazil, Guatemala and Colombia in their struggle against the phenomenon and will analyze one of the most complex challenges of corruption: how to measure corruption and the costs it generates.

In this context, ICC México invites you to participate in the “International Congress against Corruption. Strategies and actions of the global business sector in combating corruption and impunity”.



08:00 – 08:30:Inauguration
08:30 – 09:30:Panel I: Achievements and emblematic cases in the struggle against corruption
09:30 – 11:00:Panel II: Principal actions for combating corruption of International Organizations
11:00 – 11:30:Break
11:30 – 13:00:Panel III: State of the fight against corruption in Latin America – participation of civil society, governments and the private sector: challenges and opportunities
13:00 – 14:00:Networking lunch (at cost for ICC members and non-ICC members)
14:00 – 15:00:Panel IV: Civil society as a driver for combating corruption
15:00 – 16:30:Panel V: Mexican National Anticorruption System (Sistema Nacional Anticorrupción (SNA)
16:30 – 18:00:Panel VI: Economic impact of corruption
18:00 – 18:30:Closing panel


Maria Fernanda Garza Merodio.President of ICC México
Denis Simonneau.President of the ICC Commission on Corporate Responsibility and Anti-corruption
Roberto Hernández García.President of the Anticorruption Commission of ICC México
Diego Sierra Laris.Partner, Von Wobeser y Sierra, S. C.
Stefano Bertasi.Director of the Department on Policy and Business Practices of the International Chamber of Commerce
Antonio L. Mazzitelli.Representative of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Mexico
Aníbal Enrique Quiñonez Abarca. Representative of the Organization of American States (OAS) in the National Office of Mexico
Judge Orlando Faccini Neto.Adviser of the President of the Asociación de Jueces de Rio Grande do Sul (AJURIS) and Judge in the Operation Lava Jato
María Elena Morera Mitre.President of Citizens for a Common Cause (Ciudadanos por una Causa en Común, A.C.)
Magistrado Carlos Chaurand Arzate.President of the Federal Court of Administrative Justice
Ximena Puente de la Mora.Commissioner and President of the National Institute of Transparency, Access to Information and Protection of Personal Data (Instituto Nacional de Transparencia, Acceso a la Información y Protección de Datos Personales)
Arely Gómez González. Head of the Department of Government Affairs
Shelley M. Hayes.Partner at Forensic, KPMG México.

Logistial notes

Four Seasons
Paseo de la Reforma #500,
Colonia Juarez, Mexico City,
06600 Mexico

Hotel contacts:

Tel. 52 (55) 5230-1818

Fax. 52 (55) 5230-1808


We are pleased to inform you that ICC Members can attend the World Congress Against Corruption free of charge.

Please confirm your registration to the meeting by contacting Laura Altamirano laltamirano@iccmex.org.mx and DAVID Fernanda fdavid@iccmex.org.mx

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