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Chinese Economic Influence in Europe: The Governance and Climate Conundrum

The growth of Chinese economic and political influence has locked a number of Central and East European countries into...

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Western Balkans 2020: State-Capture Risks and Policy Reforms

SELDI’s Regional Anti-corruption Report presents the civil society’s assessment of the regulatory and institutional factors enabling corruption in the...

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SELDI Policy Brief 12: Judiciary in the Western Balkans: Тhe long road from political dependence towards EU standards

Although judicial reforms have been ongoing for more than a decade in the countries of the Western Balkans, no...

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SELDI Policy Brief 11: Hidden economy in the Western Balkans 2020: Trends and Policy Options

The negative effects of the hidden economy are numerous – low funding and quality of public services, no healthcare...

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Public Procurement Barometer (X-index)

The Public Procurement Barometer (X-index), developed by SELDI's partner RIINVEST, measures and evaluates the performance of municipalities in public...

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SELDI Policy Brief 10: State Capture Assessment Diagnostics in the Western Balkans 2020: Risks and Policy Options

The European Commission has repeatedly noted the existence of state capture risks in the Western Balkans, “including links with...

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The New Approach on Enlargement: Good Ideas in Need of a Captain

The European Commission’s proposal for a revised approach to Enlargement takes on board key proposals for SELDI’s Regional Anticorruption...

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SELDI Policy Brief 9: Corruption in the Western Balkans: Trends and Policy Options

The promise of enlargement to the Western Balkans has suffered another delay, as the start of accession negotiations with...

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Breaking the Silence: Enhancing the whistleblowing policies and culture in South-East Europe

The Center for the Study of Democracy and the SELDI initiative have been members of the South-East European Coalition...

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First Annual Summer School: Methodologies for monitoring anticorruption policies, state capture and public procurement integrity

The need of a behavioural change and an active civil society in Southeast Europe (SEE) is highlighted by the...

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First specialised regional training for R2G4P members: Аnticorruption Policy Implementation and Public Procurement Gaps

The R2G4P project, a spin-off from the SELDI initiative, aims to close the anticorruption policy implementation and public procurement...

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Implementing Shared Anti-Corruption аnd Good Governance Solutions in Southeast Europe: Innovative Practices and Public–Private Partnership

Anti-corruption efforts in Southeast Europe (SEE) have come a long way since the turn of the century. Yet, the...

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Anticorruption Reforms in the Western Balkans: Looking Back at the Next Decade

In the past two decades, the Western Balkan countries have undergone considerable political, social and economic transformations towards democracy...

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Hidden Economy in the Western Balkans: Challenges and Lessons for Economic Recovery and Convergence

The hidden economy is a widespread phenomenon throughout the Western Balkans, which manifests itself in various sectors such as...

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State Capture: Bridging the Gap between Diagnostics and Practical Solutions in the Western Balkans

The European Commission has repeatedly noted the existence of state capture risks in the Western Balkans, “including links with...

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Global Magnitsky: Targeted Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Sanctions

Human Rights First, an US-based non-government organisation with extensive experience in empowering the civil society, held a special training...

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Infographics: Hidden Economy levels in the Western Balkans

The hidden economy is a widespread phenomenon throughout the Western Balkans and manifests itself in various sectors, among which...

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Infographic: State Capture levels in the Western Balkans

SELDI’s State Capture Assessment Diagnostics (SCAD) results reveal that multiple economic sectors in the region show symptoms which can...

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Infographic: Power Outages: Energy Governance and State Capture in SEE

Energy has been identified as one of the critical sectors with high corruption and state-capture risks, which should be...

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Infographic: Hidden Employment

The current infographic presents key messages from the SELDI Regional Anti-corruption Report 2016. It answers the questions: - Which are...

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Infographic: Growing in the Shadows: the State of Hidden Economy in SEE in 2016

The current infographic presents key messages from the SELDI Regional Anti-corruption Report 2016. It answers the questions: Why and...

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Infographic: Common Corruption Practices and Attitudes

The current infographic presents key messages from the SELDI Regional Anti-corruption Report 2016. It answers the questions: What is...

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Infographic: Dynamics of Corruption

The current infographic presents key messages from the SELDI Regional Anti-corruption Report 2016. It answers the questions: What is...

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Key messages from the SELDI Second Regional Anti-Corruption Policy Forum

The current posters present the key messages from the SELDI Second Regional Anti-Corruption Policy Forum: Countering Corruption and State...

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On the eve of the International Day of the Fight against Corruption, let us recall the recommendations given in the Regional Anti-Corruption Report 2020 prepared by the South-East Europe Development and Integrity Network (SELDI). https://seldi.net/publications/western-balkans-2020-state-capture-risks-and-policy-reforms/

Comparative analyses of available data reveal that the legislative and the executive still exercise a strong influence on the judiciary election process and budget allocation across the region of the Western Balkans. https://seldi.net/publications/policy-briefs/seldi-policy-brief-12-judiciary-in-the-western-balkans-%d1%82he-long-road-from-political-dependence-towards-eu-standards/

In the new issue of SELDI anti-corruption bulletin #59 you can read a series of news relating to corruption in the Western Balkans and Southeast Europe regions. https://seldi.net/newsletters/

EU-WB #BrdoSummit in Slovenia was a parade of hypocrisy, empty words, autocratic appeasement and, above all, pretense.

I reiterated today at @Europarl_EN plenary on #WesternBalkans that 🇪🇺 needs a fundamentally different Balkan policy !

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The CEI-Executive Secretariat (CEI-ES) announced the launch of the 2nd edition of the Call for Ideas and Award Competition “IMAGINE” Active Young Citizens for Sustainable Development in Central European Initiative and Adriatic Ionian Initiative Areas. https://www.cei.int/news/9123/i-m-a-g-i-n-e-call-for-ideas-competition-and-call-for-proposals-for-elaboration-of-logo-design-now