Global Debate

Back to basics: democracy and the fight against corruption

Corruption remains one of the most significant challenges of our democracies, preventing people from leading dignified lives under the consecrated protection of their states. Given its negative impact on human rights enjoyment and development performance, it begs us to question the very political models we abide by. As such, speakers will not only address measures to tackle corruption, as they will also analyze the structural changes required for the problem to be eradicatedIs it possible to find alternative ways of political participation that allow for greater scrutiny of governmental activities?