Corruption continues to ravage societies around the world. The fight against corruption can be fruitful only if approached from multiple standpoints. Thus, corruption must also be approached from an academic and educational perspective.
This report presents the main conclusions of a corruption-risk assessment of the higher education sector of Georgia, carried out by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) at the request of the Prime Minister’s Office of Georgia.
In this article, we explore affiliations of high-level public officials in East and South-East Europe and Central Asia with higher education institutions, which create a risk of undue influence because of conflict of interest.