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What Is Left of the Fight against Corruption in Romania?

by PhD Stefanie Ricarda Roos, Corina Rebegea

A Critical Analysis in Light of the Recent Parliament Elections

December 9 marks the date on which awareness for a global phenomenon is raised world-wide. The talk is about corruption. Corruption undermines the institutions and values of democracy, ethical values and justice and jeopardizes sustainable development and the rule of law (UN Convention against Corruption).

In commemorating International Anti-Corruption Day, the Rule of Law Program South East Europe of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung wishes to draw your attention on the significance of the fight against corruption, especially in rather new democracies. The attached report focuses on the fight against corruption in Romania in light of the recent parliamentary elections, and stresses important aspects in the work of the two main anti-corruption bodies: the National Anti-Corruption Directorate and the National Integrity Agency.


Hartmut Rank

Hartmut Rank

Head of the Rule of Law Programme in Latin America +57 601 7430947 ext. 210

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