RAS’s minimum SOE transparency requirements present in Romania’s National Anticorruption Strategy 2016-2020

RAS has a long history of obliging though legal action state owned enterprises (SOEs) in general to publish and/or disclose information and data which are of public interest. This is the year when our efforts have become an official state
› Continue reading Wednesday August 10th, 2016

Award winning idea at the Garage 48 hackathon in Bucharest

On June 17-19, Technohub hosted the „Digitalizing Governance” hackathon, a marathon-event organized by Garage 48 in order to develop and promote electronic applications relevant to digital governance. SAR researcher Andrei Macsut was part of the team that won second prize,
› Continue reading Thursday July 7th, 2016

The „I-voting (internet voting) 2019” debate, or how well would electronic voting work for Romania

On June 29th, SAR, along with several representatives of NGOs and the media, took part in the „I-voting (internet voting) 2019” debate, hosted at the European Parliament at the initiative of EMP Monica Macovei. Speakers included Dorin Fleşeriu, Europeans Throughout
› Continue reading Friday July 1st, 2016

SAR researchers took part in the “Strengthening Resilience to Corruption and State Capture in Southeast Europe” Policy Workshop

On 14 June 2016, the Southeast European Leadership for Development and Integrity (SELDI) held a policy workshop entitled “Strengthening Resilience to Corruption and State Capture in Southeast Europe”. The event was dedicated to the issues of anti-corruption and energy sector
› Continue reading Friday June 17th, 2016

The Freedom House – Nations in Transit 2016 Report

Romania remains 10th among former Communist countries in terms of democratic consolidation, according to the Freedom House Nations in Transit 2016 Report. The best (and slightly improved) score is for civil society, which contributes decisively to keeping Romania among the
› Continue reading Thursday June 9th, 2016

Round table discussion organized by The German Marshall Fund on the refugee crisis and migrants’ treatment in different European countries

RAS researcher, Valentina Dimulescu, was invited to a round table discussion on policy responses to the refugee crisis and the latter’s implications in Romania. The German Marshall Fund of the United States and the GMF Alumni Team organized the round
› Continue reading Wednesday May 25th, 2016

Presenting research findings for the ANTICORRP şi DIGIWHIST projects in Brussels

On April 28, in Brussels, SAR president, prof. Alina Mungiu-Pippidi took part in the most recent event showing the findings of the ANTICORRP and DIGIWHIST research projects, titled “Fighting corruption: from headlines to real impact”. The event dealt with corruption,
› Continue reading Wednesday May 4th, 2016

SAR co-organized the conference “Controlling Government: Measuring Corruption Risks in Public Procurement Data”

On March 23rd 2016, the Romanian Academic Society (SAR) in partnership with the Institute for Government Transparency (Budapest), the Competition Council and the National Public Procurement Agency (ANAP) organized the conference entitled “Monitoring Government: Measuring the corruption risks in public
› Continue reading Thursday March 31st, 2016

SAR has organized the “2016, the Decisive Year for Public Integrity Reform” conference

On February 25th, the Romanian Academic Society (RAS), together with the Chancellery of the Prime-Minister, and the Ministry of Justice, organized the conference entitled “2016, the Decisive Year for Public Integrity Reform”. The topic focused on the state of public
› Continue reading Tuesday March 1st, 2016

RAS organizes the conference entitled “2016, the decisive year for public integrity reform”

The Romanian Academic Society (SAR) together with the Prime Minister’s Chancellery, the Ministry of Justice and the Romanian Competition Council will organize the conference entitled “2016, the decisive year for public integrity reform” on Thursday, February 25th 2016, from 09:30 to
› Continue reading Wednesday February 17th, 2016

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