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Policy Insight| Anti-money laundering in Albania – What role for civil society?

Anti-money laundering in Albania – What role for civil society? Topics related to money laundering and terrorist financing are not new to civil society, academia and especially the media in Albania. While the latter (media) has often reported on the phenomenon , law and economics researchers have addressed both topics, …

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Public Opinion Poll Trust in Governance 2020

Public Opinion Poll: Trust in Governance 2020 The Opinion Poll “Trust in Governance” is an annual exercise to measure citizens’ trust in public institutions. It explores public perceptions regarding trust in institutions, transparency and accountability, corruption, citizen engagement in policy and decision-making, satisfaction with public service delivery, and enforcement of …

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National Security vs. Accountability: Striking the Right Balance

National Security vs. Accountability: Striking the Right Balance April 2021 – Information classification is an important mechanism that governments use to keep citizens safe and protect national interests. However, when classification regimes produce excessive secrecy, they can both interfere with democratic governance and counterproductively jeopardize national security. As such, on …

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