Welcome to the Members’ page for the Corruption Working Group. Here you will find tools and resources to assist you in progressing working group projects.

Contact List

If you would like to get in touch with Working Group members, please contact the PILON Secretariat.

CountryNamePositionOrganisation
NauruKerryn Kwan (co-chair)Principal Government LawyerDepartment of Justice and Border Control
NauruJay Udit (co-chair)Secretary for Justice and Border ControlDepartment of Justice and Border Control
American SamoaLaura GarveyActing Attorney GeneralAttorney General’s Office
AustraliaMeg RudderSenior Legal OfficerAttorney General’s Department
Cook IslandsStuart BakerSolicitor GeneralCrown Law Office
Cook IslandsJana EpatiCrown CounselCrown Law Office
FSMHon Joses GallenSecretary for Justice/Attorney GeneralDepartment of Justice
FSMRobert Nakasone JrAssistant Attorney GeneralDepartment of Justice
NauruRonald Talasasa Director of Public ProsecutionsDepartment of Justice and Border Control
PalauErnestine RengiilAttorney GeneralOffice of the Attorney General
RMIRichard HicksonAttorney GeneralOffice of the Attorney General
Solomon IslandsRachel Olutimayin Director of Public ProsecutionsOffice of the Director Public Prosecutions
Solomon IslandsAndrew KelesiDeputy Director of Public ProsecutionsOffice of the Director Public Prosecutions

Published resources

Please visit the Digital Library to download this Working Group’s published documents.

Learning resources

Whistleblower protection: Webinar 3: Practical advice on setting up a whistleblower policy and reporting mechanisms

The Pacific Islands Law Officers’ Network (PILON) Corruption Working Group is pleased to present the third (and final) webinar in our series on Whistleblower Protection. This webinar is entitled Practical advice on setting up a whistleblower policy and reporting mechanisms and is presented by Dr Ashley Savage, an UN-PRAC consultant who specialises in good governance with a particular focus on whistleblowing as a tool to combat corruption. The webinar also features opening remarks by Mr Ronald Talasasa (Director of Public Prosecutions, Nauru) and graphics by Mr Martin Ackerly.

The views expressed in this presentation are those of the presenter and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of PILON, or any one PILON member country or government agency.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact pilon@pilonsec.org.

Next meeting details

Our next meeting is scheduled for:

Date: 3rd September 2021
Time: 12.00pm Nauru Time
Type: Videoconference

In advance of each Working Group meeting, the PILON Secretariat will send group members a Zoom link. If you have not received a link by the morning of your videoconference, please contact the PILON Secretariat.

To find some handy guides for best practice engagement in meetings, webinars and workshops held over Zoom, please visit Videoconferencing.