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FACT SHEET: Implementing the United States Strategy on Countering Corruption
Accomplishments and Renewed Commitment in the Year of Action
April 2, 2023

The White House
March 29, 2023

On December 6, 2021, President Biden issued the first United States Strategy on Countering Corruption to meet the grave threat transnational corruption poses to U.S. national security.  The Strategy resulted from an interagency study the President mandated when he made combating corruption a core U.S. priority in his first National Security Study Memorandum.  Organized in five pillars, the Strategy establishes specific lines of work to support people and institutions that fight corruption, direct action against corrupt actors, and impede corrupt actors’ abuse of our financial system.  Some of the many steps taken under the Strategy are outlined below.

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