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Romania: Code of Conduct for Romanian MPs

Romania has recently been hit with a series of corruption scandals which have gravely affected the parliament’s image. In September 2012 Transparency International Romania (TI-Ro) with the help of two other NGOs specialized in the field, Pro Democratia and Centre for Legal Resources put forward a proposal for a Code of Conduct in the agenda […]

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Is the Public watching its Public Officials?

We have been posting a series of articles on codes of conduct. Scandals from Brussels to Tbilisi show why it is important that public officials live by a code. Launched in July our blog post series has extolled the benefits and challenges of codes, examined their application in continental and common law countries. Different codes […]

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Codes of conduct in action: common law states

The fourth post in our series on codes of conduct looks at three countries and their codes in action. Australia, the UK and the US are all common law countries, but how much do their codes of conduct have in common? Be sure to check out the first, second and third posts in our series. […]

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Are Chinese leaders ready to tackle corruption in China?

High profile arrests. Public denunciations. Strict new anti-corruption laws for government officials on all levels. China is very vocal in its determination to stop corruption. There are signs that China may be getting serious about corruption, but are these measures the start of a move towards more transparent and accountable government, or just window dressing? […]

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