Challenges to Democracy and Anti-Corruption in Turkey

ANTICORRP partner Hacettepe University, together with Transparency International (TI) Turkey, (Uluslararası Şeffaflık Derneği) held a day-long conference in Istanbul on 7 April 2016. Und the headline “How is Turkey Being Governed? Principles of Governance Institutions in Turkey” the conference offered a comprehensive agenda featuring prominent speakers and an wide-ranging audience, including representatives of international organizations, […] Read More

2016, the Decisive Year for Public Integrity Reform in Romania

On 25 February, ANTICORRP partner Romanian Academic Society (SAR), together with the Chancellery of the Romanian Prime-Minister, and the Ministry of Justice, organized a conference titled “2016, the Decisive Year for Public Integrity Reform,” looking at the state of public integrity in Romania and what can be done to improve the control of corruption. The […] Read More

How history can help us think about corruption and anticorruption

It's Throwback Thursday with our researcher at the University of Amsterdam showing us how they use history to explain corruption and anticorruption. Ronald Kroeze and André Vitória analyse how anticorruption practices changed across space and time, bringing out their diversity and continuity and to enhance our understanding of how modern Western governments developed in the way that they did. Read More

ANTICORRP Researchers Win Regional Studies Award

Two ANTICORRP researchers, Nicholas Charron and Victor Lapuente from the Quality of Government Institute (University of Gothenburg), together with Lewis Dijkstra (European Commission) won the annual Best Regional Studies Paper Award, issued by the Regional Studies Association. They got the award for their paper on “Regional Governance Matters: Quality of Government within European Union Member […] Read More

ANTICORRP and SELDI Conference: Enhancing CSO Advocacy Efforts for Countering Corruption

On 29-30 October 2015 the EU FP7 ANTICORRP project, together with the SELDI initiative organized a conference in Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro bringing together researchers with local and regional stake-holders in anti-corruption initiatives. The participants discussed ways how to use up-to-date anti-corruption and good governance research and turn it into efficient policy and advocacy tools. Participants focused in […] Read More

Gender and Corruption: the latest ANTICORRP research

In the last months, several ANTICORRP researchers, based at the Quality of Government Institute at the University of Gothenburg investigated the issue of gender and corruption. They approached the issue from different angles and published several papers on it, covering questions such as: Are women are less corrupt than men and Who suffers most from corruption- men or women? Read More