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Media advisory: What a Biden Presidency means for global anti-corruption advocacy

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, Rep. Tom Malinowki, and Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance take part in virtual panel at the 19th International Anti-Corruption Conference on 3 December

President-elect Joe Biden has promised to “re-engage in the world,” including on anti-corruption issues. He has criticized corrupt and authoritarian regimes, and pledged to support multilateral agreements to fight corruption by updating U.S. laws and rules and joining forces with allies overseas. He has promised to lead efforts internationally to bring transparency to the global financial system, and he has committed to hosting a first-of-its-kind Global Summit for Democracy that will focus in part on global anti-corruption efforts.

But where will campaign rhetoric meet reality? A panel of elected officials and other experts who have championed anti-corruption efforts will provide insights into what we can and should expect from the new administration.

Anti-Corruption Advocates: What to expect from a Biden Presidency

9:30am – 11am EST, Thursday 3 December 2020

  • Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (RI)
  • Representative Tom Malinowki (NJ-7)
  • Cyrus Vance Jr., New York County District Attorney
  • Gary Kalman, Director, Transparency International U.S. Office
  • Danielle Brian, Project on Government Oversight

Online as part of the 19th International Anti-Corruption Conference, hosted & organised by the Anti-Corruption & Civil Rights Commission, Republic of Korea; Transparency International; International Anti-Corruption Conference Council; Transparency International Korea.

Register for the conference to attend the session:

Transparency International press office
T: +49 30 34 38 20 666
E: [email protected]

The International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) is the world’s premier global forum for bringing together heads of state, civil society, the private sector and more to tackle the increasingly sophisticated challenges posed by corruption. Established in 1983, the IACC takes place usually every two years in a different region of the world, and hosts from 800 to 2000 participants from over 135 countries worldwide.

Updated on 2 December 2020 to add Danielle Brian to event line-up