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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Integrity Pacts – Civil Control Mechanism for Safeguarding EU Funds, Phase II – Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

The Integrity Pact (IP) is a pilot project implemented by Transparency International Secretariat and DG Regional and Urban Policy in 11 EU Member States for several EU co-funded projects by the European Regional Development Funds and the Cohesion Fund. The
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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,
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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
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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
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RAS researcher, Natalia Milewski, presented her work within ANTICORRP at the conference entitled “Understanding Transition IV”

RAS researcher Natalia Milewski presented the main findings of the quantitative phase of Research Package 6: Press and corruption, taking place within the ANTICORRP FP 7 project. The presentation was given during the “Understanding Transition IV: Ways and Challenges to
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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
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The Southeast Europe Coalition on Whistleblower Protection

The Southeast Europe Coalition on Whistleblower Protection is a coalition aimed at protecting the rights of whistleblowers, fighting corruption and promoting freedom of speech, created on 9-10 November 2015 by 12 organizations from South-East Europe. The Coalition has 28 members
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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
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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,
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Policy Brief #74: Transparency of Public Institutions in Romania and the Republic of Moldova – A Challenging Ideal

More than 15 years after the freedom of information acts were passed, most public institutions in Romania and the Republic of Moldova still do not publish their annual reports. Moreover, although transparency of decision-making has been regulated in Romania since
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