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Press Releases, Fact Sheets, and Remarks

2007-2008
--12/08/08  Intellectual Property Training Programs Funded 
--04/10/08  International Legal Standards on Corruption; Robert Leventhal, Director, Anticorruption Programs and Governance Initiatives; Remarks to the American Society of International Law; Washington, DC
--01/28/08  Opening Statement of the Government of the United States at the Second Conference of the State Parties to the UN Convention Against Corruption; Elizabeth Verville, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Washington, DC
--01/23/08  The Second Conference of States Parties to the UN Convention Against Corruption
--09/26/07  Strategies To Fight Kleptocracy; David M. Luna, Director for Anti-Crime Programs Division, INL; Washington, DC
--04/04/07  Declaration of the Fifth Global Forum on Fighting Corruption and Safeguarding Integrity; Johannesburg, South Africa
--04/03/07  Principled Responsibility: Fulfilling Anti-Corruption Commitments and Transforming the Culture of Corruption; Statement of the U.S. Delegation, Fifth Global Forum on Fighting Corruption & Safeguarding Integrity; Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa

2006
--12/10/06  First Conference of the States Parties to the UN Convention Against Corruption; Elizabeth Verville, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Amman, Jordan
--11/29/06  United States Joins United Nations Convention Against Corruption
--08/10/06  The President's New International Initiative to Combat Kleptocracy; Josette Sheeran Shiner, Under Secretary for Economic, Business, and Agricultural Affairs; On-the-Record Briefing; Washington, DC
--08/10/06  National Strategy to Internationalize Efforts Against Kleptocracy
--08/10/06  Statement by the President on Kleptocracy
--08/10/06  U.S. Strategy to Internationalize Efforts Against Kleptocracy: Combating High-Level Public Corruption, Denying Safe Haven, and Recovering Assets
--05/20/06  Good Governance for Development (GfD) in the Arab Countries: An Arab Regional Initiative in Partnership with OECD and UNDP; J. Scott Carpenter, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs; Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt

2005
--12/09/05  Prosecuting Kleptocrats: Denying Safe Haven to Corrupt Officials and Their Illicitly-Acquired Assets; David M. Luna, Director for Anticorruption & Governance Initiatives; Remarks at the "International Recovery of the Proceeds of Corruption" Seminar, American Bar Association (ABA) Section of International Law Anticorruption Initiatives & Compliance Issues Committee; Washington, DC
--11/19/05  President Bush Attends APEC Summit in Busan, South Korea
--11/18/05  13th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting: Busan Declaration; Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC); Busan, Korea
--11/16/05  The Seventeenth APEC Ministerial Meeting: Joint Statement
--04/24/05  Transnational Organized Crime and Corruption; Elizabeth Verville, Special Representative to the 11th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice; Statement by the United States During the High-Level Segment of the 11th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice; Bangkok, Thailand
--02/07/05  Declaration: Initiative on Good Governance for Development in the Arab Countries; Conference on Good Governance for Development in the Arab Countries, February 6-7, 2005; Dead Sea, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
--02/07/05  U.S. Pledges to Support Arab Leaders Who Fight Corruption and Are Committed to Reform and Freedom; Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Washington, DC
--02/06/05  The Governance/Investment Nexus: Measuring Results for Better Performance; John B. Taylor, Under Secretary for International Affairs, United States Treasury; Remarks at Forum on Good Governance for Development in the Arab Countries: An Arab Regional Initiative in Partnership with OECD and UNDP; Dead Sea, Jordan
--02/04/05  Message from the President: Good Governance for Development in the Arab Countries; President George W. Bush; The White House; Washington, DC

2002 - 2004
--12/13/04  U.S. Contributes $500,000 to Support Implementation of the United Nation Convention Against Corruption
--11/24/04  APEC Leaders Agree To Crack Down on Corruption -- Commit to Deny Safe Haven to Officials and Individuals Guilty of Public Corruption
--11/21/04  APEC Course of Action on Fighting Corruption and Ensuring Transparency
--11/21/04  Santiago Commitment To Fight Corruption And Ensure Transparency
--09/25/04  Santiago Commitment to Implement APEC Leaders' Course of Action on Fighting Corruption and Ensuring Transparency; Craig A. Kelly, Ambassador to Chile; Statement to APEC Meeting of Government Anticorruption Experts; Santiago, Chile
--06/10/04  Fighting Corruption/Improving Transparency
--06/05/04  The OAS General Assembly: Strengthening the Hemisphere's Commitment to Fight Corruption; Ambassador John F. Maisto, Permanent Representative, Organization of American States; See below for publication information
--01/12/04  Presidential Proclamation: To Suspend Entry as Immigrants or Nonimmigrants of Persons Engaged in or Benefiting From Corruption; Washington, DC
--01/12/04  Transfer to Peru of Assets Derived From Corruption
--12/10/03  Signing of the UN Convention Against Corruption
--12/09/03  Conference for Signing the UN Convention Against Corruption; John Ashcroft, Attorney General; Prepared Remarks; Merida, Mexico
--10/31/03  Agenda Item 108: the Resolution Adopting the United Nations Convention Against Corruption; John D. Negroponte, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations; Statement in the UN General Assembly; New York, New York
--10/30/03  Interview on CNN en Espanol with Patricia Janiot; Secretary Colin L. Powell; Washington, DC
--10/30/03  Combating Transnational Crime and Corruption in Europe; Steven Schrage, Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs; Testimony Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Washington, DC
--10/30/03  Transnational Crime in Europe; Steven Pifer, Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs; Testimony for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Subcommittee on European Affairs; Washington, DC
--10/10/03  Corruption, a Critical Obstacle for Social Development; Kathleen M. Hamann, Anticorruption and Good Governance Team; Remarks to the High-Level Meeting on Poverty, Equity, and Social Inclusion's Fourth Plenary Session; Isla Margarita, Venezuela
--10/02/03  Successful Completion of the UN Convention Against Corruption
--05/31/03  Third Annual Forum on Fighting Corruption and Safeguarding Integrity; Don Evans, Commerce Secretary; Remarks to the Global Forum III; Seoul, Korea
--05/30/03  War Torn Countries Need Help From International Entrepreneurs; Paula J. Dobriansky, Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs; Remarks before the International Policy Committee of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Washington, DC
--05/29/03  Third Global Forum on Fighting Corruption; George W. Bush, President; Remarks to the Global Forum III; Seoul, Korea
--04/01/03  President Bush's Letter Regarding the Inter-American Convention Against Corruption
--11/13/02  U.S. - Poland Letter of Agreement
--10/04/02  Fighting Corruption and Safeguarding Integrity: A Shared Responsibility Based on Prevention, Transparency and Partnership; David M. Luna, Director for Anticorruption and Governance Initiatives; Remarks to the 2002 International Institute for Public Ethics Conference; Brisbane, Australia
--09/20/02  Fact Sheet: U.S. Government Initiatives to Fight Corruption; Washington, DC

  
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