>Shruti Shah, a contributing editor of the FCPA Blog and the senior policy director for Transparency International – USA, talked about corruption and human rights during a September 3 event sponsored by the U.S. State Department.
The event — “Government for the People: Combatting Corruption” — was the first in the State Department Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor’s discussion series called State of Rights.
With Shruti on the panel were Tom Malinowski, assistant secretary for democracy, human rights, and labor at the U.S. State Department, Jean Pesme, coordinator for the stolen asset recovery initiative at the World Bank, and Heather Lowe, legal counsel and director of government affairs at Global Financial Integrity.
The event was moderated by Nathaniel Heller, executive director of Global Integrity.
It was broadcast by C-Span and shown in U.S. embassies around the world.
Viewers engaged with with Shruti and the panel by Twitter at #StateofRights.
The C-Span broadcast is here.
Richard L. Cassin is the publisher and editor of the FCPA Blog. He can be contacted here.