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The Embassy of Canada and the National Endowment for Democracy presented the sixteenth annual Seymour Martin Lipset Lecture on Democracy in the World. Alina Mungiu-Pippidi held a lecture on “The Rise and Fall of ‘Good Governance’ Promotion”. The lecture is available via youtube here: 

In his regular column in The Times on March 2, journalist Edward Lucas argues that Alina Mungiu-Pippidi’s book Europe’s Burden on EU’s anticorruption policy should be a compulsory reading for decision-makers everywhere and particularly in Brussels and Washington DC. Lucas focuses on the start of the book which highlights Switzerland. “The Alpine confederation is a byword for good government, having solved […]

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ECPR 14th General Conference

Alina Mungiu-Pippidi and Till Hartmann are on the panel “The International Factor in Promoting Good Governance” discussing the role of international actors in supporting good governance and anti-corruption; current theories of change; and innovative approaches to promoting good governance and anti-corruption across borders. Mungiu-Pippidi’s paper is available here:

The DIGIWHIST Project Team is pleased to invite you to the Final Project Conference Big Data with Local Impact: Using Open Data to Improve Public Procurement hosted by Benedek Jávor, MEP Date: 29 January 2018, 13:00-17.30 Venue: European Parliament, ASP5E1 (Altiero Spinelli building), Brussels Are you interested in how big data can be used to support government performance […]

Fostering Good Governance through Trade Agreements

An evidence-based review for the workshop ‘EU anticorruption chapters in EU free trade and investment agreements’ Brussels, January 24, 2018 Alina Mungiu-Pippidi, European Research Center on Anti-Corruption and State-Building- Hertie School of Governance, Berlin[1] A video of the presentation and full workshop is available here. This report reviews both secondary data and primary evidence on […]

Civil society organisations promoting open society enjoyed enormous expansion in the developing and post-Communist worlds of the 1990s. Today, they face serious contestation from groups with different values and states that fear their legitimacy and want to control them, as well as persistent underfunding. What new actions are civil society groups taking, how are governments […]

The international anticorruption regime after Donald Trump

Over the past 20 years, anticorruption has made its mark on the international agenda. International legal norms and the international development agenda have both taken up anticorruption as a key issue. But, how do these norms change in a time where many Western governments seem to have their own problems with conflicts of interest and […]

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