The Role of Good Governance in International Relations by U.S. Senator Ben Cardin

5:00 pm
UChicago Center in Delhi


The Embassy of the United States of America, the Observer Research Foundation and the University of Chicago Center in Delhi hosted U.S. Senator Ben Cardin who spoke on the "The Role of Good Governance in International Relations."

About the Speaker

Senator Ben Cardin represents the people of Maryland in the United States Senate. First elected to the Senate in 2006, Senator Cardin previously served in the United States House of Representatives and in the Maryland House of Delegates. Cardin is the Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, playing an instrumental role in influencing U.S. foreign policy while leading oversight efforts of the Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development. Throughout his career he has worked to further U.S. national security and to ensure that good governance, transparency and respect for human rights are integrated into U.S. foreign policy efforts. Cardin is the author of major legislation related to these topics such as the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act, the Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act and the Syrian War Crimes Accountability Act. Cardin is a member of the Democratic Party and was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, where he resides with his wife, Myrna.