Video On Demand

Defending Transparency and Advancing Anticorruption in the Western Hemisphere

December 12, 2022 • 3:00 – 4:30 pm EST

Please join the CSIS Americas Program for an event on defending transparency and advancing anticorruption efforts in the Western Hemisphere.

Corruption, impunity, and weak institutions throughout the hemisphere both undermine citizen security and create openings for criminal groups. These challenges have only been exacerbated in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, which saw anti-corruption and good governance efforts stagnate throughout the region, while several countries declined significantly.   

This event will feature leaders in anticorruption advocacy throughout the Western Hemisphere. The discussion will unpack some of the most salient challenges to transparency faced by countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. It will go on to sketch policy options for the United States to better engage with governments and civil society actors to tackle persistent corruption and impunity.  

This event is made possible through cooperation with the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs of the U.S. State Department

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Programs and Aviation, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement

Annette Planells

Anticorruption Civil Society Leader and Activist

Dorothy Bradley

Auditor General of Belize

Juan Francisco Sandoval Alfaro

Former Chief of the Special Prosecutors Office Against Impunity in Guatemala