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  • Fighting corruption in post-communist states: lessons from practice

    Corruption is generally viewed as a scourge of post-communist economies and polities. A vast literature has not surprisingly appeared on the causes and nature of corruption in the countries of Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States...

    United Nations Development Programme Regional Support Centre (Slovakia)

    Bratislava, UNDP RSC, 2002

  • Newspaper

    In Georgia, Professors Hand Out Price Lists

    Georgia

    Bryon Mac Williams - Chronicle of Higher Education

    Admissions, courses, grades and diplomas are for sale in high profile higher institutions. Admissions officers offer expensive private lessons. Reforms should include an accreditation system, an entrance exam and an increase in financing.

  • The World Bank and Anticorruption in Europe and Central Asia

    In Europe and Central Asia, the radical shift in economic and political systems that occurred in most countries after 1990 made existing forms of corruption more visible and opened opportunities for new forms of corrupt practices. Fostering...

    Anderson, James, Photos, Ilene

    Washington, D.C., World Bank, 2003

  • Corruption in the higher education system of Georgia

    This report analyzes the level of corruption within the higher education system of Georgia. It uncovers the main reasons for the existence of corruption and the variables influencing it. The research recommends and discusses possible ways of...

    Rostiashvili, Ketevan

    Tbilisi, TraCCC CO, 2004

  • Teaching integrity to youth: examples from 11 countries

    This toolkit from Transparency International, published in December 2004, includes examples of youth education experiences from 11 countries. Education is central to preventing corruption, and thus young people, as the potential leaders of tomorrow...

    Transparency International

    Berlin, Transparency International, 2004

  • Fighting corruption in Georgia's universities

    This article examines the fight against corruption in universities in Georgia, focusing particularly on admissions, arguably the most corrupt area in the Georgian higher education. It touches upon the problem of private tutoring and bribing, as well...

    Janashia, Natia

    2004

  • Newspaper

    Georgia: Education minister determined to proceed with controversial reforms

    Georgia

    Jean-Christophe Peuch - Radio Free Europe

    Georgia: The Minister of education and science plans to reshuffle the education system of his country so as to reduce corruption in universities. One way to do this consists in standardising admission exams, under the supervision of a national organ only.

  • The Global corruption report 2005

    The 2005 Global Corruption Report focuses on corruption in construction and post-conflict reconstruction. It includes expert reports on: post-conflict reconstruction, with a detailed analysis of corruption in Iraq; the mechanisms of corruption in...

    Transparency International

    Berlin, TI, 2005

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