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The Future of Anticorruption in U.S. Foreign Policy

6 April 2017 8:45AM EDT

  • Event

  • Ending 2:15PM EDT

Council on Foreign Relations
1777 F Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20006

This event has concluded. The Council on Foreign Relations livestreamed this symposium. 

Corruption is increasingly recognized as corrosive to U.S. foreign policy interests, from national security to commerce. This symposium will bring together current and former U.S. foreign policy leaders, legal experts, and innovative thinkers to discuss and debate the role of anticorruption in U.S. foreign policy at the start of a new administration. The symposium Sessions will consider lessons learned in fighting corruption abroad, and strategize how best to address corruption in a systematic and effective manner going forward.

The Corruption and National Security panel featuring NRGI president and CEO Daniel Kaufmann begins panel at 12:55.
Session I: A Conversation with Senator Ben Cardin–Anticorruption in U.S. Foreign Policy under the Trump Administration

Welcoming remarks
Shannon K. O'Neil, Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies and Director, Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Program, Council on Foreign Relations

Ben Cardin, U.S. senator from Maryland (D); Ranking Member, Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
8:45 am–9:15 am Breakfast Reception
9:15 am–10:15 am Meeting

Session II: Corruption and Commerce–The Costs and Benefits of Policing International Markets

Raymond Baker, director, Global Financial Integrity
Marshall L. Miller, of counsel, litigation, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Claudius O. Sokenu, partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP
10:15 am–10:45 am Coffee Break
10:45 am–11:45 am Meeting

Session III: Corruption and National Security–What Has and Has Not Worked

Jennifer Fowler, acting assistant secretary for terrorist financing, U.S. Department of the Treasury
Mary Beth Goodman, former special assistant to the president and senior director for development and democracy, National Security Council, The White House
Daniel Kaufmann, president and chief executive officer, Natural Resource Governance Institute; nonresident senior fellow, Brookings Institution

Kate Bateman, visiting fellow, Center for a New American Security; international affairs fellow
12:45 pm–1:15 pm Buffet Lunch
1:15 pm–2:15 pm Meeting
Washington, D.C.
United States
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