Presentations & Testimonies

Lessons for the Summit of Democracy: The Role of Parliaments in Advancing Anti-Corruption Commitments

On September 14, 2021, the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and Transparency International's US Office (TI) hosted a virtual global panel with legislators, government officials and experts. The discussion highlighted challenges and opportunities for parliaments in advancing anti-corruption agendas, and provided lessons relevant for the design and implementation of the Summit for Democracy commitments.


  • Hon. Kara McDonald, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, U.S. Department of State
  • Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN), Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
  • Hon. Anastasia Radina, Head of the Committee on Anti-Corruption Policy, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
  • Hon. Ibrahim Tawa Conteh, Member of the Parliament of Sierra Leone

Moderated by Kristen Sample, Director of Democratic Governance, NDI, and Gary Kalman, Director of TI-US