Issues Concerning a Tobacco Company at an OECD Session on Integrity and Lobbying (2019)

I. Background

At the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) annual Integrity and Anti-Corruption Forum in Paris, France, a Philip Morris International (PMI) executive served as a panelist at a 21 March 2019 session entitled “Responsible Lobbying: Aligning Profit for Public Good.” The session details were posted on 19 March 2019. Upon learning of PMI’s participation in the session, one of the session’s invited speakers from Transparency International pulled out of the session at the last minute.1 About 100 people attended the session.

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