SPECIALISTS FROM more than 20 countries were due to be in Lisbon to discuss the failure of anti-corruption agencies on Wednesday.

This conference has been organised by Luis de Sousa from the Instituto Social de Ciências do Trabalho e da Empresa (ISCTE), a Portuguese institute for the study of matters related work and businesses.

To Australia, the US, the UK, France, Israel, Romania and Hong Kong were just a few of the countries that were to be represented at the conference, which was also due to include members of the Polícia Judiciária and Portugal’s social security system.