But political corruption isn’t just about election rigging. Political corruption can divert scarce resources from poor and disadvantaged people. We must demand that they put in place regulations which will force them to act openly. And our trust in the political process will improve.
Or regulations to stop corporate lobbying and political funding from distorting the democratic process.
If companies publish their donations, they can show their contributions aren’t intended to win favours.
The Eritreans, under the resolution were to have a number of democratic rights, and autonomy.
These guarantees were largely ignored by the Ethiopian Emperor Haile Sellassie.
The volume of illicit financial flows is higher than […] Posted on by Alesia Nahirny This report brings together the findings of 25 National Integrity System assessments carried out across Europe in 2011, in Belgium, Bulgaria, the ...
In this paper I will discuss the recent history of Eritrea, its high-level of corruption and its material support to terrorist groups and goals of destabilizing both the Ethiopian government and the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia (TFG).But how can we ensure they realise their mandate while remaining accountable to citizens? You arrive in a new city on a rainy day and check into your top floor hotel room, only to find the roof is leaking.When the receptionist comes to check, he looks up and says, “I don’t see what the problem is, madam.After the Italians surrendered in WWII, the administration of Eritrea was placed under the command of the British.In 1952, a UN resolution was adopted that brought Eritrea under Ethiopian control as a contiguous, but separate state.The first essay, co-authored with Adam Glynn and Nahomi Ichino, asks what the effect of electoral systems is on corruption.Persson, Tabellini and Trebbi (2003) proposed that plurality electoral systems should lead to lower corruption compared to proportional representation (PR) systems because the former creates a direct link between voters and politicians whom voters can hold accountable for corruption.Three Romanian CSOs will be using Integrity Pacts to monitor three public procurement processes affecting education, land and the distribution of EU funds in Romania.This is part of a Transparency International project funded by the European Commission to make sure that public procurement in the ...It’s natural to think of elections when we think of political corruption. We need to call on our politicians and public officials to be accountable for their actions.People or organisations with their own agendas can skew voting. Or parties and candidates can buy votes instead of winning them. How can we trust them if we don’t know what they’re doing?