Anti-corruption and anti-fraud in relation to the use of European Structural And Investment Funds

Organised by the European Commission in co-operation with Transparency International.


Agenda, Registration and Practical information

08:30 - 09:30

Registration and welcome coffee

 

OPENING SESSION
Room: Tas-Kond

Chair: Pascal Boijmans, Head of Unit, DG Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission

09:30 - 11:00

Opening and welcome
Nándor Csepreghy, Deputy Minister, Prime Minister's Office, Hungary

Keynote addresses
Eszter Vitályos, State Secretary for EU Developments of the Prime Minister's Office, Hungary PPTX HU
Walter Deffaa, Director General of DG Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission
Giovanni Kessler, Director General of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF), European Commission
Anabela Gago, Head of Unit, DG Home Affairs, European Commission
József Péter Martin, Executive Director of Transparency International Hungary

11:00 -11.30

Transition break

 

WORKSHOPS

11.30 -13:00

I. Fraud Risk Assessment and Management
Room: Huba

II. Identifying and Monitoring Risky Projects: ARACHNE Tool
Room: Töhötöm

III. Preventing Fraud and Corruption in Public Procurement
Room: Tas-Kond

Chair: Rafael Lopez Sanchez, Deputy Head of Unit, DG Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission

Panellist: Tamás Tóth Head of Central Monitoring Department, Prime Minister’s Office, Hungary

Chair: José Ferreira
Deputy Head of Unit, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission

Panellist: Balázs Pichler, Head of Monitoring and Evaluation Department, Prime Minister’s Office

Chair: Frank Michlik, Head of Unit, OLAF, European Commission

Fraud Risk Assessment and Management in ESI Funds
Rafael Lopez Sanchez, Deputy Head of Unit, DG Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission PPTX EN - Annex XLS EN

ARACHNE tool
José Ferreira, Jean-Michel Gautier, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission PPTX EN

Identifying and Reducing Fraud and Corruption Risks in Public Procurement
Frank Michlik, OLAF, European Commission PPTX EN

Anti-Corruption Measures under the New EU Public Procurement Directives
Bogdan Stefan, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, European Commission PPTX EN

Distinction between cartels in public procurement and corruption - signs of cartels in public procurement
Géza Füzesi, Head of Cartel Detection Section - Hungarian Competition Authority PPTX HU

13:00 -14:00

Lunch

14:00 -15:30

I. Fraud Risk Assessment and Management
Room: Huba

II. Identifying and Monitoring Risky Projects: ARACHNE Tool
Room: Töhötöm

Repetition of the morning session

III. Preventing Fraud and Corruption in Public Procurement
Room: Tas-Kond

Repetition of the morning session

Chair: José Ferreira
Deputy Head of Unit, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission

Panellist: Gábor Dányi, Deputy State-Secretary, Deputy State-Secretariat of Development Policy, Prime Minister’s Office, Hungary

Chair: Gabriella NAGY, Head of Public Funds Programmes, Transparency International Hungary

Panellist: Dániel Császár Deputy State-Secretary, Deputy State-Secretariat of Public Procurement, Prime Minsiter’s Office, Hungary

 

ARACHNE tool
José Ferreira, Jean-Michel Gautier, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission

Possible Tools of the Fight Against Corruption Related to Public Procurement - with special regard to integrity pacts
Anita Németh, attorney-at-law and lecturer at the Faculty of Law of Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)

Identifying Fraud and Corruption Risks in Using EU Funds in Hungary, with special regard to public procurement
László Kállay, Director of Small Business Development Centre at the Corvinus University of Budapest (University of Economics), lecturer, researcher on corruption

Forms of Manifestation of the Corruption Related to Public Procurement in Practice, and the Power of Publicity in its Detection and Prevention
Tibor Sepsi, lawyer of Átlátszó, a watchdog NGO and online newspaper for investigative journalism

15:30 -16:00

Coffee break

 

CLOSING SESSION
Room: Tas-Kond

Chair: Pascal Boijmans, Head of Unit, DG Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission

16:00 - 16:40

Reporting Suspected Corruption and Fraud
Frank Michlik, Head of Unit, OLAF, European Commission PPTX EN
David Szeverényi (Dr.), Head of the OLAF Coordination Office in Hungary
PPTX EN

16:40 - 17.00

Whistleblowing
Miklós Ligeti, Head of Legal Affairs, Transparency International Hungary PPTX HU

17.00 -17:30

Concluding remarks
Eszter Vitályos, State Secretary for EU Developments of the Prime Minister's Office, Hungary
Pascal Boijmans, Head of Unit, DG Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission