8:00 – 9:00
Registration and Coffee Service

9:00 – 9:45
Introduction
Mr. David M. Luna, APEC ACT Pathfinder Coordinator and Senior Director, INL, U.S. Department of State

Keynote Remarks
Judge Conchita Caprio-Morales, APEC ACT Chair, the Philippines
Mr. Eric Kneedler, Political Counselor, U.S. Embassy Manila
His Excellency Thinn Maung, Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission, Myanmar
The Hon. Greg Hunt MP, Minister for the Environment, Australia (via video) and Assistant Secretary Lyndall Hoitink
Undersecretary for Fisheries Asis Perez, the Philippines

9:45 – 10:45
Session 1 – Plenary: Threat Convergence and Regional Cooperation
This session will provide an overview of strategic drivers and practical examples of poly-crime threat convergence and will review key elements of multi-agency and international cooperation to combat corruption and criminal convergence.

Chair: Mr. Peter Ritchie, Anti-Corruption Advisor, American Bar Association
Panelists:
Trafficking in Persons: Ms. Tejal Jesrani, Research Officer , UNODC Global Report on Trafficking in Persons Unit
Wildlife and Fisheries: Mr. Luke Bond, Criminal Intelligence Officer, INTERPOL
Illegal Logging: Mr. Chen Hin Keong, Global Forest Trade Programme Leader, TRAFFIC Malaysia

10:45 – 11:00
Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30
Session 2a – Breakout Session to Discuss Best Practices on Corruption & Environmental Crime
This session will focus on developing best practices for combating corruption in the environment, to include wildlife trafficking, illegal logging, and illegal fishing. Participants will share best practices of proven strategies to reduce corruption and bribery and identify future priorities for action.

Chair: Ms. Jessica Graham, Senior Advisor for Environmental Crime, INL, U.S. Department of State
Panelists:
APEC Perspectives on Wildlife Trafficking:
– Ms. Klairoong Poonpon, Chief of Wildlife Sanctuary Management Subdivision, Thailand Department of National Parks
– Dr. Theresa Mundita Lim, Biodiversity Management Bureau, Department of Environment and Natural Resources, the Philippines
Mr. Giovanni Broussard, Regional Officer, Global Programme for Combating Wildlife and Forest Crime, UNODC, Thailand
Mr. George Phocas, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Attaché, U.S. Embassy Bangkok

Session 2b – Breakout Session on Corruption & Trafficking in Persons
This session will highlight policy perspectives and regional and global guidelines on combating human trafficking and slavery, participants will share knowledge of key trafficking pathways, and identify anti-corruption and law enforcement intervention points. Participants will also help to refine draft principles to combat corruption and its impact on human trafficking, which will be published as a resource for APEC members.

Chair: Ms. Lisa Jacobson, Senior Advisor for Border Security and Human Trafficking, INL, U.S. Department of State
Panelists:
Global Perspective: Ms. Tejal Jesrani, Research Officer, UNODC Global Program on TIP
Regional Perspectives:
– Ms. Rebecca Miller, Programme Manager – People Smuggling and Trafficking in Persons, Immigration New Zealand
– Mr. Janos Bertok, Head of Public Sector Integrity Division, OECD

12:30 – 14:00
Lunch

14:00 – 16:30
Session 3a – Breakout Session to Discuss Strategies and Responses to Combat Corruption & Environmental Crime
This session will provide a regional perspective on wildlife trafficking and illicit timber trade. It will provide examples of sophisticated investigations that have made effective use of anti-money laundering systems to map the true extent of illicit networks and then disrupt them via criminal charges and major asset seizures. This session will also explore the essential role of the private sector in keeping supply chains free of products obtained by corruption, fraud and other illicit means.

Chair: Mr. Steve Galster, Founder & Executive Director, Freeland ARREST Program
Panelists:
Regional Perspective: Scott Roberton, Asia Regional Coordinator, Wildlife Conservation Society Vietnam
Financial Investigations: Mr. Peerathorn Vimollohakarn, Legal Officer, Senior Professional Level, Thailand Anti-Money Laundering Office
Private Sector Perspective: Mr. Mark Gomm, Risk and Sustainability Manager, Bunnings Group

Session 3b – Session on Corruption & Trafficking in Persons
This session will focus on international cooperation and the work of law enforcement practitioners and NGO’s in providing training programs, best practices, and support to combat TIP-related corruption. This includes identifying areas of vulnerability to trafficking-related corruption—i.e. areas and transaction points where traffickers are likely to need to and try to corrupt public officials in order to traffic people (all along the spectrum from recruitment, transport, and exploitation of people).

Chair: Mr. Janos Bertok, Head of Public Sector Integrity Division, OECD
Panelists:
Global Perspective: Mr. Jean Gatabazi, Criminal Intelligence Officer, INTERPOL
Cooperation on Investigations: Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Transnational Crime and Law Enforcement Cooperation: Mr. Alex Gordon, Legal Attaché, U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Mr. Sombat Tuengwiwat, Director of Intelligence Analysis, Freeland Foundation

16:30 – 16:45
Coffee Break

16:45 – 17:30
Practical Applications for Dismantling Transnational Criminal Networks and Reporting Back to Group
A Way Forward: Areas to collaborate on corruption and environmental crime and human trafficking. This session will draw together key results from the previous sessions, with a particular focus on (i) supply chain corruption risks, (ii) effective countermeasures, and (iii) opportunities and priorities for future domestic and international cooperation.

Co-Chairs:
Mr. Peter Ritchie, Anti-Corruption Advisor, American Bar Association and
Mr. Ryan Keeratithanachaiyos, Anti-Corruption Specialist, UNODC

17:30 – 18:00
Closing Remarks/Adjourn
Mr. David Luna, Senior Director, INL, U.S. Department of State