Vice President of Guatemala, The Honorable Dr. Rafael Espada, Addresses Task Force Conference

By Global Financial Integrity, PRNE
Monday, September 27, 2010

BERGEN, Norway, September 28, 2010 - The following is being released by Global Financial Integrity:

The Honorable Dr. Rafael Espada, Vice President of Guatemala, will
address participants of the second annual Task Force on Financial Integrity
and Economic Development conference in Bergen, Norway tonight to close out
the first day of the two-day conference. The Vice President is expected to
highlight recent initiatives by the Guatemalan government aimed at improving
transparency and best governance practices.

The government of Guatemala has undertaken several policy initiatives
that the Vice President is expected to comment on tonight including a
Politically Exposed Persons initiative, a government spending surveillance
program and cooperative agreement with the United Nations Development

To watch the Presidents' remarks (live 18:30 CEST) go to
37465a0be8c all of the conference proceedings are available to watch at

To request an interview with the Vice President or any other conference
participants contact Monique Danziger at +1-216-538-0157 or

Monique Danziger, +1-216-538-0157, mdanziger at

will not be displayed