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Fighting Corruption in the Western Hemisphere

Council of the Americas

December 11, 2017


(Image: Federal Bureau of Investigations)

Council of the Americas will hold a discussion on the private sector’s role in fighting corruption in the Western Hemisphere.

As Peru gears up to host the Summit of the Americas in 2018, addressing transparency and anti-corruption, panelists will share best practices of public and private sector efforts to combat corruption, and discuss compliance, due diligence and risks to conducting business in the region.


  • Ana Rosa Valdivieso, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Peru to the OAS
  • J. Welby Leaman, Senior Director, Global Government Affairs (Americas & Africa), Walmart
  • Kathleen McGovern,  Principal, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services, Ernst & Young LLP
  • Randy Melzi, Vice President, Public Policy Programs & Corporate Relations, Americas Society/Council of the Americas (moderator)

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