Corruption—Is there a cure?

Protests Bucharest, Romania, 2017. Photo credit: Albert Dobrin Flickr.

Protests Bucharest, Romania, 2017. Photo credit: Albert Dobrin Flickr.

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Curbing corruption is not a quick-fix and there is no single universal cure for it. However, there is more hope than ever that the endemic spread of corruption can be contained and ultimately reduced, argues Adina Turk.

Read the full article published on Euractiv, which links recent anti-corruption protests in Romania to the Global State of Democracy findings on corruption around the world.  

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Special Adviser to the Secretary-General
Adina Trunk

Adina Trunk’s advises the Secretary-General on matters relating to the research of International IDEA, political trends around the world, relations with external stakeholders, internal and external events and speeches, and the strategic directions of the organization.