News - Offshore Leaks: ICIJ director Ryle in Brussels
On 4 April 2013, 86 journalists member of ICIJ, published the contents of 2.5 million confidential documents worldwide, thereby exposing the fiscal and financial structures that offshore companies had set up on the Cook Islands, Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, Labuan (Malaysia), Singapore, Hong Kong, etc. It was ICIJ director Gerard Ryle who had started the project through the document database that he had. He then organised the decoding, analysis and journalistic exploitation of the information with the help ICIJ members in newsrooms all over the world.
This unique conference, the only one programmed on mainland Europe, will take place on Tuesday evening 11 June at 8pm in Brussels, in the offices of Le Soir newspaper, 100 Rue Royale.. Gerard Ryle will talk with Le Soir editor-in-chief Béatrice Delvaux and investigative journalist Alain Lallemand, Belgian member of ICIJ.
The event is open to the public, but registration is required through an e-mail to communication [at] lesoir [dot] be. It will be streamed on Le Soir's website, too.
The event is co-organised by Le Soir l'Ecole de Journalisme de Louvain (UCL), Journalismfund.eu and Pascal Decroos Fund for Investigative Journalism.