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The difficult life of anti-corruption agencies

Agnes Batory In the current issue of Governance, Agnes Batory of Central European University examines the troubled lives of anti-corruption agencies in  new member states of the European Union.  Whether these agencies can achieve the power and independence promised in law hinges crucially on three key factors.  “The deck is strong stacked for political control and against agency autonomy,” Batory says.  “If a strong agency is in fact created, the most likely reason is the intention to highjack it from the outset.”  Read the article.

Written by Governance

November 1, 2012 at 1:45 pm

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