Key Speaker

Conrad C. Daly

Conrad C. Daly

Conrad C. Daly Senior Counsel, World Bank

Mr. Daly’s work has been of a diverse nature, including data protection and digital privacy (particularly in the context of social protection); legal issues surrounding identification (notably foundational identification (fID) systems, especially in the context of social registries); cybercrime and cybersecurity issues; governance and anti-corruption (GAC); the right to education; justice reform; and facilitating UN agencies engagement in World Bank-financed operations, as well as arbitration and mediation counselling.

A dual U.S.- and French-educated attorney, Mr. Daly graduated with a J.D. and Master 1 & 2 from a dual-degree program between Cornell Law School and the Ecole de droit de la Sorbonne (Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne). He is also a graduate of Heythrop College, University of London, where he read for a Master in systematic theology, and of Boston College, where he double-majored in biochemistry and in history, and minored in Irish Studies.

While in Paris as a Visiting Fellow at the Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris 2), Mr. Daly researched issues in competition law and lectured and researched on U.S. and U.K. constitutional and administrative law. His work experience also includes time with the German gas and engineering company, Linde AG, and at the U.S. Court of International Trade. Prior to making law his chosen profession, he worked at the Southern Medical Journal. Mr. Daly has published prolifically in many areas.

Areas of Interest:

– Cybercrime and cybersecurity;

– UN agency partnerships; fragile and vulnerable states;

– Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR); mediation and arbitration;

– Right to Education;

– Disability Rights;

– Anti-corruption / anti-bribery, and administrative sanctions; Governance, Risk (assessments, management), Compliance (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), UK Bribery Act),

– Justice reform.

The event is a seminal effort at bringing together all 15 West African countries that makeup ECOWAS to discuss and showcase their efforts at engendering digital economies in the sub-region.

Congress Hall, Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria.
31st January to 1st February, 2023
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