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During the academic year 2014-2015, Transparency International (TI) carried out 9 projects with students from Business Schools of the CEMS Alliance. These short-term pro bono consultancies, where students work on real-life challenges, have provided some interesting results that have helped to strengthen TI in various ways…
ACRN guest blogger Brigitte Zimmerman provides an overview of the American Political Science Association's annual meeting from September 2015.
Transparency International UK calls for ideas for potential anti-corruption policies.
Between the 2nd to the 4th of September, the International Anti-Corruption Conference is being held in Putrajaya in Malaysia. The theme this year is "Ending Impunity: People, Integrity, Action"
A new interactive map of the world, showing the amount of FCPA cases since 1977 per country, has just been published.
The programme will take place in London from 19th - 23rd October 2015. If you wish to attend, please register online as soon as possible to secure your place.
Alina Mungiu-Pippidi's 'The Quest for Good Governance' Cambridge University Press book, available from August 2015
A new and free online course, entitled "Transparency and Anti-Corruption", starts from 31st August 2015.
Here, Aram Khaghaghordyan reports back on the conference “Understanding Governance Virtuous Circles: Who Succeeds and Why” (July 8-12, 2015), organized by Hertie School’s European Research Centre for Anti-Corruption and State-Building (ERCAS), which assembled the biggest names in the international anti-corruption and democratization in order to identify patterns that have led to national success stories (“virtuous circles”) in fighting corruption.
Guest writer Nils Köbis discusses some new research on the impact of corruption as 'normal' behaviour. Nils is a PhD student from the VU University Amsterdam