Daily Archives: February 25, 2017

Corruption In Romania: The People Stand Firm

Since joining the EU ten years ago, Romania has instituted a number of anti-corruption measures as part of its struggle to counter long-standing government level corruption. However, on 31 January 2017, Romania’s Social Democrat led government ruled that low-level corruption should be decriminalized and that corruption would only be punishable […]

UN Appoints New Head Of Peacekeeping Operations

The UN has a newly appointed Head of Peacekeeping Operations, appointed by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. The current Head of Peacekeeping Operations, Hervé Ladsous, has declined to stay on and will be replaced by Jean-Pierre Lacroix, a french diplomat with a wealth of knowledge and experience regarding diplomacy and multilateral organizations. […]