ICFO Annual General Meeting  –  Open Conference

In cooperation with Confío, A.C., México


The Role of Monitoring Agencies

Friday 18 May 2018

8:30 – 9:00 Registration

9:00 Welcome

Enrique Hernandez, Confio’s board president and Homero Apodaca, from the Social Action Movement of Memory and Tolerance Museum

9:10 ICFO Presentation

Martina Ziegerer, President ICFO

9:30 Perceptions and feelings towards the U.S. charitable sector

Ezra Vazquez – D’Amico, Better Business Bureau, Wise Giving Alliance

10:00 Building confidence in corrupt environments

Jesus Gonzalez Arellano, Pacto Mundial en Mexico, President of the Board

10:40 Break

10:55 Whom do you trust? The central challenge for philanthropy in Mexico and Latin America

Dr. Michael Layton, Arizona State University, Senior Research Fellow

11:35 The Spanish experience in the development of a prosperous environment towards external assessment in Civil Society Organizations

Ana Benavides, Fundación Lealtad España, Executive Director

11:55 Finding Success in DZI Germany: 125 Years Encouraging Charity

Burkhard Wilke, Deutsches Zentralinstitut für soziale Fragen, Executive Director

12:15 Lunch

13:10 Panel 1 | Contributions to third sector through assessment and monitoring of CSOs

Sharing experiences: Curtis Towns from Canadian Charity Council, Lena Hörnblad from Svensk Insamlingskontroll, Sweden and Nathalie Blum from Comite de la Charte, France

14:00 Panel 2 | Citizen participation grounded in information and public disclosure

Sharing challenges: Ales Mrazek from Asociace verejne prospesnych organizad (AVPO), Czech Republic and Art Taylor from BBB Wise Giving Alliance, USA and Eduardo Bohórquez, Executive Director form Transparencia Mexicana

14:50 Closing remarks

Martina Ziegerer, President ICFO

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