Debate in Brussels: The profile of political clientelism in Eastern Europe: the comparative cases of Romania, Moldova and Georgia

Expert Forum is pleased to invite you to a debate on political clientelism and its effects on elections and good governance. Together with partners from the Republic of Moldova (Expert Grup) and Georgia (Institute for Development of Freedom of Information) we created an explanatory framework for the clientelistic behaviour in the region.   The profile ···

Monitoring report

Observation report of the EU Elections and referendum on justice, 26 May 2019 – FiecareVot

FiecareVot Coalition has observed the EU elections and 26th of May referendum with more than 1200 observers, in polling stations organized in Romania and abroad. The report includes information obtained from 627 polling stations for the opening procedure, 2547 polling stations for the voting day and 577 polling stations for the closing and vote counting. ···

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 ···

Poor governance and manipulation through fake news in the region as a strategy of predatory elites

2019 ANNUAL REPORT: The revival of populism in Eastern Europe

The EFOR 2019 report outlines the results of a series of projects of the organisation and its partners on both components: measuring clientelism and combating strategic political misinformation. Clientelism can be powered either directly from public funds, as it is the case for financial transfers made by local authorities to the local governments for investment – which have been documented by us throughout recent years; or affecting strategic sectors through more subtle schemes, such as energy.