ICFO Conference 2018 in Mexico City, Mexico

Friday 18 May – Sunday 20 May

ICFO Annual General Meeting  –  Open Conference

In cooperation with Confio, A.C., Mexico



The Role of Monitoring Agencies

Friday 18 May 2018

Location Memoria y Tolerancia Museum

Memoria y Tolerancia Museum

8:30 Departure to Memory and Tolerance Museum, Mexico City. 

Transfer to museum for registration.

Open Conference Agenda

9:00 Registry

Conference language may be in English or Spanish; simultaneous translation service will be available.

9:30 Welcome

Enrique Hernández Botello, Board Member of Confío
Martina Ziegerer, President of ICFO 

Moderation: Javier García, Executive Director of Confío

10:00 Building trust and confidence in corruption environments

to be confirmed

10:30 Mexican civil society organizations diagnosis

Carlos Zarco. Civil Society Expert, Mexico 

11:00 Break

11:15 Who do you trust? The central challenge for philanthropy in Mexico and Latin America.

Michael Layton, Arizona State University, Senior Research Fellow, USA 

11:45 The Spaniard experience in the development of a prosperous environment towards external assessment in Civil Society Organizations.

Ana Benavides. Fundación Lealtad España, Executive Director 

12:05 Panel 1 | Contributions to third sector through assessment and monitoring of CSOs.

Sharing experiences. Curtis Towns from Canadian Charity Counciland Lena Hörnblad from Svensk Insamlingskontroll, Sweden

12:50 Lunch

13:50 Panel 2 | Difficulty to foster citizen participation through information and public disclosure.

Sharing challenges. (pending)

14:40 Panel 3 | A look to the future: challenges and trends on civil engagement and confidence in CSOs.

Nathalie Blum from Comité de la Charte, France and Art Taylor from Wise Giving Alliance, USA. 

15:30 Panel 4 | Finding Success in DZI Germany: 125 Years Encouraging Charity.

Burkhard Wilke. Deutsches Zentralinstitut für soziale, Executive Director 

15:50 Closing remarks.

Martina Ziegerer. President of ICFO.

16:00 Closure