Tag European Union

17 Jul

Writing a European Citizens’ Constitution; Could we ask for more transparency in the EU?

Last weekend we celebrated 60 years of the European Union (EU), and there is no better time to consider what kind of future we want for the EU. At the beginning of March, 150 young activists from more than 30 different countries representing various organisations gathered in Strasbourg to put in writing how a stronger […]

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17 Jul

Why the European Union Matters!

On the second anniversary of Anti Corruption International, two of the primary founders of the organisation were in a windy Brussels campaigning. They were seeking to advance the discussion on the relevance of combatting corruption for the European Union, an area which even this year has seen its setbacks. The very disappointing step not to […]

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17 Jul

The role of local and regional authorities in preventing corruption and promoting good governance

Committee of the Regions (CoR), Brussels, Belgium, February 28th, 2017, 10am – 5pm According to an old Slovak saying, ‘a fish stinks from the head.’ However, when it comes to state governance and a country’s progressive democratic growth, evidence suggests that it might be more effective and feasible to address deficiencies and fill the gaps […]

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