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Youngsters should not learn corruption from the elderly

On the occasion of International Anti-Corruption Day 2013, Transparency International Hungary organised the Átláccó Festival, a professional and cultural event with the aim of drawing the young generation’s attention to the importance of the fight against corruption. Young people learning bad patterns The “Youth and Integrity” conference on 9 December dealt with Transparency International’s research […]

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Hungary’s whistleblower law offers no real protection

Since a new government came to power in 2010, Hungary has witnessed the emergence of new patterns and forms of corruption. The symbiotic relationship between the government and powerful business groups has deepened. Many oversight institutions have become less independent. Government decision-making lacks transparency, as private interests have captured the legislative process. As a result, […]

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Transparent Education wins lawsuit against Hungary’s biggest university

According to a 21 October ruling, Hungary’s largest university – Eötvös Loránd (ELTE) – is being ordered to release the names of student union members in the law faculty who received “public service scholarships” and bonus payments for participating in the student government. This groundbreaking ruling comes in the wake of a freedom of information […]

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It’s time to get moving and act against corruption!

Transparency International Hungary will again be present at this year’s Sziget Festival – the biggest music festival in Hungary and one of the biggest in Europe. As part of our chapter’s “It’s time to get moving” campaign, dance flashmobs will be present throughout the festival, culminating in a gigantic dance event on 9 August at […]

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5 ways we’re speaking out against corruption around the world

While working on our Annual Report 2012, one thing stood out to me – ordinary people have the power to stop corruption. When people have the right tools and support, they will take action against corruption, and when they are given the space to speak out, they do. I’ve picked out five of my favourite […]

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Young Hungarians waking up to corruption

Transparency International Hungary is starting to build a new, committed, young audience, who is ready to listen and take action against corruption. This community aims to provide a platform for those concerned with and willing to fight against corruption. Anyone who values transparency and is not willing to idly watch abuse of power or corruption can […]

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