European Funds: Guidelines on defrauding

The platform "European Funds – guidelines on defrauding" serves as a resource for the general public and the civil society offering official information on fraud and irregularities along with ...
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Alina Mungiu-Pippidi

The personal webpage of Alina Mungiu-Pippidi, SAR founding President, includes downloadable books (in English and Romanian), papers and ...
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The Alliance for a Clean Romania (2010-2012)

The Alliance for a Clean Romania is a civic initiative open to everybody who promotes the principles of good government and is willing to invest volunteer work, or offer ...
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Resource Website for Anti-Corruption

Civil Society against Corruption is a resource page dedicated to civil society activists, journalists and scholars against corruption. We document and promote anti-corruption initiatives through a database of projects, ...
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Romanian Journal of Political Science (PolSci)

The Romanian Journal of Political Science (PolSci) is the first Romanian peer-reviewed journal of political science edited and published twice a year by the Romanian Academic Society (SAR) on behalf of ...
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Volume 16, Number 1 of the Romanian Journal of Political Science

PolSci Volume 16, number 1 (Summer 2016) comprises articles which deal with themes such as effects of military coups on the economy, private pension funds and foreign direct investments. The first article deals with the effects of Xi Jinping’s political
› Continue reading Friday October 28th, 2016

RAS among first NGOs to register in the Interest Transparency Common Registry (ITCR)

RAS is among the first NGOs in Romania to register in the Interest Transparency Common Registry (ITCR). The ITCR is essentially a lobby registry where businesses, civil society entities and government officials voluntarily make their policy interactions public. Our profile
› Continue reading Friday October 28th, 2016

Integrity Pacts Launch Event

On June 17 2016, Transparency International and the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy held an event dedicated to all partners – both NGOs and managing and contracting authorities across the EU – participating in the project Integrity Pacts – Civil Control
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Increased transparency in managing EU funds and RAS’s contribution

In September-October 2016, RAS attended the roundtables organized by the Ministry of Public Consultation and Civic Dialogue and the Ministry of European Union Funds on improving procedures and work practices so as to increase transparency in managing EU funds in
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The “Energy Transparency” platform and RAS’s involvement

In August – September 2016, the Ministry of Energy initiated a dialogue with the non-governmental sector on increasing transparency in Romanian energy state owned enterprises (SOEs). The discussions that took place aimed at firstly providing an evaluation of the present
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SELDI Second Regional Anti-Corruption Policy Forum: Countering Corruption and State Capture in Southeast Europe

RAS researcher, Valentina Dimulescu attended SELDI’s Second Regional Anti-Corruption Policy Forum which was held in Skopje on 29-30 September 2016. The forum drew a picture of the corruption environment in the region, presented the latest data on corruption pressure, but
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Energy Governance and State Capture Risks in Southeast Europe: Regional Assessment Report

RAS contributed to SELDI’s energy governance report on the Western Balkans entitled “Energy Governance and State Capture Risks in Southeast Europe: Regional Assessment Report”. The report provides comparative assessment of national energy governance deficits and state capture risks in the
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Shadow Power: Assessment of Corruption and Hidden Economy in Southeast Europe

RAS contributed to SELDI’s newest report on the Western Balkans, entitled “Shadow Power: Assessment of Corruption and Hidden Economy in Southeast Europe”. The analysis makes an important contribution to the regional approach to anticorruption. It provides a civil society view
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How the media talks about corruption in Romania. RAS’s report on “Media & corruption” published

The quantitative and qualitative research reports produced within Work Package 6: Media and corruption have been published. These investigate the manner in which four newspapers in seven countries (France, United Kingdom, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Romania and Slovakia) have covered the news
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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
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