Global Debate

Back to basics: democracy and the fight against corruption

Corruption remains one of the most significant challenges of our democracies, preventing people from leading dignified lives under the consecrated protection of their states. Given its negative impact on human rights enjoyment and development performance, it begs us to question the very political models we abide by. As such, speakers will not only address measures to tackle corruption, as they will also analyze the structural changes required for the problem to be eradicated. Is it possible to find alternative ways of political participation that allow for greater scrutiny of governmental activities?

Minister of Justice of Portugal (Portugal)

Minister of Justice and Public Security of Brazil (Brazil)

Minister of Justice and Labor of Cape Verde (Cabo Verde)

Prosecutor General for the Portuguese Republic 2012-2018 (Portugal)

Journalist and Information Director at SIC (Portugal)


Prime Minister of Senegal 2013-2014, Member of WLA – Club de Madrid & Special Rapporteur of the Estoril Conferences 2019 (Senegal)