Topic outline

  • Good governance and anti-corruption - with Alina Mungiu-Pippidi (21-09-2020)

    How can societies reach the point where integrity becomes the norm and corruption the exception in the conduct of public affairs and allocation of public resources? Can good governance be promoted across borders, and how has the European Union performed in this regard?  In this talk, Alina Mungiu-Pippidi will look at how to diagnose, measure and change governance so that those entrusted with power and authority can protect public resources. To illustrate her main points, she will use publicly available resources resulting from her research, such as the Index of Public Integrity, a tool that assesses a society’s capacity to control corruption and ensure that public resources are spent without corrupt practices, the legal repository and

    Alina Mungiu-Pippidi was recently ranked as one of the most influential academics in the field of political science. She is a professor of Democracy Studies at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, and also chairs the European Research Centre for Anticorruption and State-Building (ERCAS).