ERF 18th Annual Conference – Report plenary session 3: Fighting corruption

After having looked into the issues of measurement and consequences of corruption, and its determinants, the third plenary session of the ERF’s 18th Annual Conference focused on how to fight corruption.

The need to establish an anti-corruption culture to prevent corruption in the future was highlighted by Ziad Ahmed Bahaa-Eldin, Member of Egyptian People’s Assembly. In this context, he mentioned the Egyptian Initiative for Prevention of Corruption and the role that the Parliament should play in this regard.

While Pratap Mehta, President of the Centre for Policy Research, shared some good and successful practices of fighting corruption in India; Michael Ross (University of California at Los Angeles) discussed the “unobvious correlation” between oil and corruption in the Middle East region.

Read more on ERF blog

A trailer providing an overview of the Conference and the issues that emerged over the past three days was projected at the closing session.

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