International Centre for Collective Action Blog
The ICCA provides ICCA staff, partners and other interested parties an opportunity to discuss some of the current issues in anti-corruption and collective action. The views represented here do not necessarily reflect those of the ICCA nor the Basel Institute on Governance.
Chocolate and Christmas go together like holly and ivy, adding anti-corruption Collective Action into the cocoa supply chain would be a real sweetener.
Last week two celebratory events took place that at first glance appear to have little in common: One was the annual awarding of the Nobel prizes in Stockholm. The other was in Paris, and it marked the 20th anniversary of the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery in International Business Transactions (‘Foreign Bribery Convention’). The Nobel laureate for economics, Richard Thaler was awarded the 2017 prize for his work on behavioural economics, including the “nudge theory.” In his Nobel acceptance lecture Thaler referred to the phrase he uses when signing his books: “nudging for good,” that involves pointing people in the right direction, but without forcing them to do anything.
Below is an interview with Mr. Camilo Alberto Enciso Vanegas, former Secretary for Transparency of the Presidency of the Republic of Colombia and international anti-corruption expert, who visited Peru on behalf of the Basel Institute on Governance (BIG) and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in August and October 2017 to support efforts to adopt a High Level Reporting Mechanism (HLRM) in the country.