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RAS presented its research findings at the round table “State Capture Assessment Diagnostics: From Concept to Policy Instrument”
RAS researcher, Valentina Dimulescu, delivered a presentation during the round table “State Capture Assessment Diagnostics: From Concept to Policy Instrument” which took place on June 27th 2019 in Brussels. She discussed the latest findings regarding the state capture phenomenon in
› Continue reading Tuesday July 2nd, 2019
RAS attended the OLAF conference “Standing Up To State Capture: Innovative Methods to Investigate Fraud and Corruption in EU Funding for Agriculture”
RAS researcher, Valentina Dimulescu, attended the international conference entitled “Standing Up To State Capture: Innovative Methods to Investigate Fraud and Corruption in EU Funding for Agriculture” which took place in Sofia, Bulgaria in September 2018. The event was organized by
› Continue reading Saturday October 6th, 2018
Annual Policy and Forecast Report 2018: 12 years in the EU. Evolution or involution?
In 2018, Romania’s GDP per capita will exceed 10,000 USD for the first time ever, marking Romania’s emergence as a medium-income economy. If we look at the raw data in terms of real income, Romanians now have twice the disposable
› Continue reading Tuesday May 15th, 2018
Is Romania the next Italy?
Romania is often featured in the media these days as the theatre of a black and white fight between good and evil. The once leader of Romania’s Coalition for a Clean Parliament, international anti-corruption expert Alina Mungiu-Pippidi explains why Romania’s
› Continue reading Monday February 26th, 2018
“Anti-corruption in History: From Antiquity to the Modern Era”. Another ANTICORRP research endeavour has been published
Now you can read about (anti)corruption during the era of the Romanian Principalities! RAS’s research endeavour within WP 2: History of corruption in comparative perspective of the ANTICORRP project has ended. Historian Ovidiu Olar contributed with a chapter entitled “Corruption
› Continue reading Saturday December 30th, 2017
The Romanian Academic Society joins the Coalition for the Rights of Migrants and Refugees
The Romanian Academic Society (SAR) joined the Coalition for Migrant and Refugee Rights (CDMiR) in early December 2017. What recommends us for this participation is both the general work carried out by RAS in the area of good governance and,
› Continue reading Thursday December 21st, 2017
Integrity pacts in public procurement: what are they good for, why do we use them and what are the results so far?
On 14 December 2017, Transparency International Secretariat organized the conference “Integrity Pact Stakeholder Event” in Bucharest. It focused on the results of the collaboration between the entities involved in the European project “Integrity pacts”. A relatively new concept in Romania,
› Continue reading Saturday December 16th, 2017
Increased transparency in managing EU funds and RAS’s contribution (continued)
As a result of RAS’s presence as a full member of the Monitoring Committee of the Operational Program Grand Infrastructure, under the coordination of the Ministry of Regional Development, Public Administration and European Funds and Public Administration (MDRAPFE), the public
› Continue reading Saturday December 9th, 2017
Volume 17, Number 1 of the Romanian Journal of Political Science
PolSci Volume 17, number 1 (Summer 2017) comprises articles which deal with themes such as Russian imperialism, Brexit and political participation of young people. The first article deals with Russian neo-imperial dependence model. The second discusses Brexit through the lens
› Continue reading Thursday November 16th, 2017
Farewell, Zoe Petre
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