Agenda & Documents
Day 1 – 19 July 2017
08:30 – 09:00
Registration
09:00 – 09:30

Opening Ceremony

09:30 – 09:45
Group Photo
09:45 – 10:15

Keynote Speech

10:15 – 10:30

Questionnaire Summary Report

Papua New Guinea to report on the analysis and summary of pre-workshop questionnaire

  • Mr. Fredrick M. TAMARUA, Principal Legal Officer (International Law), Department of Justice & Attorney General, Papua New Guinea
10:30 – 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30

Session 1: Whistleblower Protection in Public Sector –
Legal Frameworks

  • The definition of whistleblower
  • The definition of whistleblowing/public interest disclosure
  • Proper authorities
  • Proper disclosure (conditions to be excluded)
  • Effective whistleblowing system or safeguarding measurements

Moderator:

  • Ms. Karen GORMAN, Chief, Retaliation and Disclosure Unit, U.S. Office of Special Counsel, United States

Panelists:

  • Dr. Nerisa DOZO, Survey and Business Manager, Centre for Governance and Public Policy, Griffith University, Australia
  • Prof. YANG, Wu-Lung, Professor, Department of Government and Law, National University of Kaohsiung
  • Mr. YANG, Donghoon, Director, Public Interest Whistleblowing Inspection & Policy ivision, Anti-Corruption & Civil Rights Commission(ACRC), Republic of Korea
  • Ms. WANG, Nan-Jiun, Director, Agency Against Corruption, Ministry of Justice; Public Prosecutor, Taiwan High Prosecutors Office
12:30 – 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 15:40

Session 2: Whistleblower Protection in Private Sector: Receiver and Giver

  • Internal safeguarding whistleblowing mechanism
  • How to raise and deepen public awareness on whistleblowing protection
  • Cases on public sector’s involvement to whistleblowing in private sector

Moderator:

  • Dr. Nerisa DOZO, Survey and Business Manager, Centre for Governance and Public Policy, Griffith University, Australia

Panelists:

  • Mr. Thomas THOMAS, CEO, ASEAN CSR Network
  • Ms. Young-Sun CHUNG, Lawyer/Patent Attorney, Darae Law & IP Firm, Republic of Korea
  • Mr. Philip CHOU, General Counsel & Compliance Officer, Siemens Ltd.
  • Mr. T. C. CHENG, Deputy Director, Corporate & Compliance Legal Division, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited
  • Mr. WU, Jung-Chun, Director, Economic Crime Prevention Division, Investigation Bureau, Ministry of Justice
15:40 - 16:00
Coffee Break
16:00 - 18:00

Session 3: Economies to Share Best Practices and Experiences

  • Cases of whistleblower protection in the public and/or private sectors: causes and results
  • The influence from the aforementioned cases to the current whistleblower protection mechanism
  • Future objectives and directions of the development in whistleblowing protection
  • Suggestions or expectations of whistleblowing protection cooperation in APEC

Moderator:

Panelists:

18:00 – 20:00

Welcome Dinner

  • Mr. CHIU, Tai-San, Minister of Justice
  • Mr. HSU, Pei-Yung, Director General, Department of International Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Chinese Taipei APEC Senior Official
  • Mr. Fredrick M. TAMARUA, Principal Legal Officer (International Law), Department of Justice & Attorney General, Papua New Guinea
Day 2 – 20 July 2017
09:00 – 10:20

Session 4: APEC Cooperation Mechanism and Development on Whistleblower Protection

  • Suggestions of whistleblowing protection cooperation among public sectors, private sectors, and NGOs in APEC
  • How NGOs facilitate public-private partnership on whistleblower protection in APEC
  • How to utilize the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Experts Working Group (ACTWG) and APEC Anti-Corruption Authorities and Law Enforcement Agencies Network (ACT-NET) in APEC to improve whistle-blower protection in Asia Pacific
  • Other suggestions

Moderator:

  • Dr. YEH, I-Jan, Standing Board Member, Transparency International Chinese Taipei

Panelists:

10:20 – 10:40
Coffee Break
10:40 – 11:40

Session 5: Discussion and Drafting Guiding Principles

Moderator:

  • Chair Professor LIN, Chih-Chieh, Carol, Associate Dean, School of Law, National Chiao Tung University

Panelists:

  • Dr. Nerisa DOZO, Survey and Business Manager, Centre for Governance and Public Policy, Griffith University, Australia
  • Mr. Mark WORTH, Director, International Whistleblower Project, Blueprint for Free Speech
  • Mr. Thomas THOMAS, CEO, ASEAN CSR Network
11:40 - 11:50

Concluding & Closing

11:50 – 13:30
Lunch
14:30 - 17:00
Cultural Tour: National Palace Museum
17:00 -
Back to Grand Victoria Hotel
Free at leisure