Dr. Nieves Zúñiga received her PhD in Political Science from the University of Essex in the UK. After her PhD she was Research Fellow at the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham, working on the EU’s ANTICORRP project. At Nottingham she analysed the anti-corruption policies in Bolivia and Rwanda, and worked on the idea of integrity management to counter corruption. Nieves has extensive experience as a researcher and public speaker on socio-political issues developed in the UK and in Spain, and she is specialised in qualitative research methods with fieldwork experience in Latin America and Africa. Since 2017 she has been supporting the work of the TI Helpdesk. Besides the Helpdesk, she provides research support to a TI project on state capture in the Western Balkans.
19 Dec 2018
Anti-corruption interventions in the medical and pharmaceutical sectors in this region have consisted of promoting integrity, transparency and accountability, quality control testing and social accountability.
18 Nov 2018
There is a general assumption about the positive effect of transparency on accountability. Even if, in theory, that link seems to be obvious, in practice the relationship is not always straightforward...