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Entries in Vienna (7)


In Vienna, history is looking down

On the sidewalk outside our Airbnb at Prinz Eugen Strasse 18, there's a bronze plaque. It says, "Here lived Maria von Newlinski (born May 13, 1869) until April 28, 1944 when she was deported to Theresienstadt and died on January 21, 1945."

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Does graft keep OPEC weak?

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries was founded in Baghdad in 1960 by five countries -- Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela. It later expanded to the current twelve members.

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Final call -- Master Program in Anti-Corruption Studies

The second cycle of the world’s first international Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS) is starting this October. The closing date for applications is April 30, 2014 and there are still some places available. 

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Ukraine energy tycoon arrested in Austria for bribery 

Dmytro Firtash, courtesy of YouTubeA pro-Russia Ukrainian energy magnate has been arrested in Austria at the request of the United States following an FBI investigation.

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Teaching at the new International Anti-Corruption Academy

We recently blogged about the U.N.'s new International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA), which brings professionals and academics from around the world to Vienna, Austria. Professors and students alike teach and learn, question and answer, argue and laugh. I've just returned from a one-week stint, teaching courses on Comparative Anti-Corruption Law and Corruption and the Rule of Law. 

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Do anti-corruption agencies promote graft?

In July, I had an interesting conversation with Prof. Alan Doig in Vienna relating to the fight against corruption in my own country, Kenya.

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IACA seminar on lessons learned from clean governments

Campus of the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) in Laxenburg (Vienna), AustriaOur friends at the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) in Laxenburg, Austria (part of the city of Vienna) have an important seminar coming up in early December.

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