memo2The study of corruption risks in the defence sector in nine countries in Southeast Europe has now been completed. The findings of the study, conducted by the Agency for Public Management and eGovernment (Difi) on assignment from the Norwegian Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, are documented in separate reports highlighting corruption risks in each country. In addition, Svein Eriksen, senior adviser at CIDS, has prepared a report summarising the main patterns observed across countries and topics. The CIDS publication Criteria for good governance in the defence sector: international standards and principles provided the assessment guidelines for the analyses.
The following countries are assessed in the study: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia/FYROM, Montenegro, Romania, and Serbia.
The summary and nine country reports can be found here.