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Despite recent skepticism from his own anti-corruption advisers, Sepp Blatter said FIFA can be a model of good sports leadership. On Monday, FIFA published the business agenda for next month's congress, where the football body hopes to finalize modernizing changes promised by Blatter two years ago following damaging allegations of bribery and vote-buying. ''I look forward to further important decisions being passed at the Congress in 2013 to complete the reform process,'' the FIFA president wrote about the May 31 meeting in Mauritius, pledging it would ''bring FIFA up to the highest standards of good governance, as befits an organization such as ours, which plays such a fundamental role in society.'' FIFA will be monitored in Mauritius - and beyond - by an independent advisory panel which lost a key member last week. Alexandra Wrage, a Canadian anti-bribery compliance expert, left after citing frustrations that best-practice proposals were '...
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