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June 2010 US-Russia C2C Summit in Washington, D.C.

During the June 2010 U.S.-Russia Presidential Summit in Washington, D.C., there was a parallel U.S.-Russia Civil Society to Civil Society Summit (C2C). With the support of the U.S. and Russian governments, leaders of civil society from both nations met to develop joint initiatives to recommend to President Obama and President Medvedev. The Center for Business Ethics & Corporate Governance participated in the C2C Summit, and helped form the “U.S.- Russia Working Group on Anti-Corruption and Institutional Integrity”. Other members include: Transparency International-USA, the Sunlight Foundation and Transparency International Russia. On June 24, 2010, the U.S.-Russia Working Group presented its recommendations for further C2C cooperation in anti-corruption to the Plenary Session of the Summit. They can be downloaded in English below.