State Capture Estimation and Monitoring of Anti-Corruption Policies at the Sectoral level (SCEMAPS)

SceMaps is designed to contribute to the fight against corruption in the EU by delivering impact on multiple levels and providing for long-term sustainability. The project aims at tackling anti-corruption deficiencies in high-risk EU member states (MSs) by developing and implementing an integrated risk assessment tool for estimating state capture and monitoring of anti-corruption policies ···

Romania, Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova

National Energy Regulators: A Comparative Assessment

The following report analyzes the capacity (governance and performance) of energy (gas and electricity) regulators in Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine and “benchmarks” them to the Romanian energy regulator. Energy regulators in countries that follow EU’s Energy Directives of the Third Energy Package – EU members, as well as members of the Energy Community and countries ···

State-Owned Companies – Preventing Corruption and State Capture

A Comparative Assessment – Performance vs Governance of SOEs in Romania, Italy, Bulgaria and the Czech Republic

Can we measure corruption and capture in state-owned companies, beyond impressions, opinion polls and indicators of compliance with governance standards? Is there a way in which we can gauge the level of resources that are misused or simply wasted, can we compare across countries and in time, and is there a correlation between the governance ···

Combating Clientelism in Local Investments and Financial Transfers (CC-LIFT)

CC-LIFT contributes to the development of watchdog mechanisms in Romania, Moldova and Georgia regarding the clientelistic allocation of funds towards the local communities. The project aims to improve the effectiveness, transparency and accountability of governance by enabling local civil society organizations to oversee the budgetary development procedures and participate in debates on resource allocations by ···