Blog, tweet and film the 14th IACC

Are you a journalist or a professional blogger? Are you young – and we actually have a broad definition of young here? Are you working in an Asian country?

Then it would be great to have you join me to form a small team of journalists and bloggers that will cover the 14th International Anti-Corruption Conference in Bangkok, this November, 10-13!

Under the motto “Restoring Trust: Global Action for Transparency” the conference will address the key challenges in fighting corruption, identified as peace and security, transparency and accountability in the natural resources and energy markets, climate governance, an accountable corporate world, and reaching the Millennium Development Goals.

I will be leading this social media team with the objective to open up the conversations during the conference inviting interested people around the world to join the discussions. By blogging about new approaches and ideas presented, tweeting the most relevant thoughts, and video-interviewing the most interesting participants, we want to encourage everyone, who could not be at the conference in persona, to follow the conference and chip in with their thoughts and viewpoints. Hopefully, we will be able to make sure that more people can contribute to the exchange on the most challenging issues in the fight against corruption.

So:

It would be great to meet you in Bangkok!

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Georg Neumann

About Georg Neumann

Georg Neumann is Internal Communications Coordinator at Transparency International.

8 Responses to Blog, tweet and film the 14th IACC

  1. Georg Neumann
    Georg Neumann 19 October 2010 at 9:48 am #

    Dear all,

    we have received a great number of amazing, talented and very qualified applicants. I wouldn’t have expected that so many people would be interested in joining the 14th IACC!

    Now we will have the hard time of choosing the eight that will be part of the social media team. We will do so this week and announce them on the website and here. For the moment, I simply would like to thank you all for taking the time to apply.
    Warm regards, Georg

  2. Bunga 24 October 2010 at 1:34 pm #

    Dear Georg,

    Today’s already Saturday, the end of this week. I wonder whether you’ve made the decision yet… (and me being one of the lucky eight, hahaha)

    I really hope we can meet in Bangkok.

    Cheers,
    Bunga.

  3. Bunga 24 October 2010 at 1:36 pm #

    ooops, I meant today’s Sunday.
    hope the minor typo wouldn’t cut my chance to be in Bangkok…

  4. Georg Neumann
    Georg Neumann 24 October 2010 at 4:31 pm #

    Hi Bunga,

    you are right! We said we’d announce by the end of this week. We are a bit behind, but we’ll share the winners with all tomorrow!
    Georg

  5. Saleema 27 October 2010 at 7:01 am #

    Hello Georg

    Hows preps for the conference? The results are filling us with suspense!

  6. Saleema 28 October 2010 at 5:00 pm #

    Any update?

  7. Georg Neumann
    Georg Neumann 28 October 2010 at 5:20 pm #

    Dear all,

    it was a hard decision but we had to make our choice amongst a great selection of very talented and qualified professionals. Thank you to all candidates for your application and your patience. Unfortunately we couldn’t bring all to the conference.

    The candidates that will be joining the social media unit at the 14th IACC are: Charlie Saceda (Philippines), Jimmy Chalk (India), Bunga Manggiasih (Indonesia), Rjnees Bhandari (Nepal), Wajahat Khan (Pakistan), Pooja Shanani (Hong Kong), Tonyo Cruz (Philippines), Kornchanok Raksaseri (Thailand), Munza Mushtaq (Sri Lanka).

    Congratulations to the participants!
    Georg

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