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As follow-up to the regional analysis of Eastern Europe and Central Asia, additional examples from Albania, Kosovo and Georgia highlight the need for more progress in anti-corruption efforts in these countries and across the region.
In 2017, authoritarianism rose across Eastern and South East Europe, hindering anti-corruption efforts and threatening civil liberties. Across the region, civil society organisations and independent media experienced challenges in their ability to monitor and criticise decision-makers
Elderly Alma went to court to claim ownership of a small slice of land excluded from her title. On checking over the documentation, she noticed a significant misprint.
For more than two years, key players in the hydropower sector have worked together with civil society to develop a framework for assessing the impact of hydro electric plants. This tool is called the Hydro Sustainability Assessment Protocol and it is being launched on June 16 at the World Congress on Sustainable Hydro Development in Iguaçu, Brazil, near one of the world’s largest hydroelectric facilities at Itaipú.