This is an online event hosted in .
Sponsored by: The Youth Education and Leadership Foundation and Global Americans with funding from the United States Embassy in Suriname
We are pleased to present “Good Governance and Corruption in the Caribbean,” a two-day virtual conference on governance issues in the Caribbean. The conference will be broken up into two panels and hosted through Zoom.
For questions or concerns, please contact Jimena Galindo of Global Americans at firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 30 at 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM EDT : “Good Governance and Corruption in Suriname and Guyana”
Opening by: The Honorable Karen L. Williams, U.S. Ambassador to Suriname
Moderator: Dr. M Schalkwijk, Scientist at NIKOS; former Director of the Institute of Graduate Studies
Speakers: Sharda Ganga, Director Stg. Projekta Dr. Ivelaw Griffith, Senior Associate, Americas Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies. Drs. S. Jabbar, Chairperson of the Institute for Public Finance
July 31 at 10:00 AM to 11:15 AM EDT: “Corruption, Oil, and the Role of External Agencies in the Caribbean”Opening by: Mavrick Boejoekoe, Chairman of the Youth Education and Leadership Foundation
Moderator: Guy Mentel, Executive Director, Global Americans
Speakers: Dr. Anthony T. Bryan, Senior Associate, Americas Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies Dr. Scott B. MacDonald, Chief Economist, Smith’s Research & Gradings; Research Fellow, Global Americans Dr. Toussant Boyce, Head, Office of Integrity, Compliance and Accountability, Caribbean Development Bank Dr. Georges Fauriol, Senior Associate, Americas Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies; formerly of the National Endowment for Democracy