State Capture and Russian Influence
CSD is a pioneer of the anti-corruption efforts of the Bulgarian civil society. In 1997, it introduced Coalition 2000, the innovative process platform for public-private cooperation among NGOs and government institutions to tackle corruption, which inspired many to follow.
Anti-corruption monitoring and coalition building. The Corruption Monitoring System (CMS), introduced in 1998 in Bulgaria and in 2001 in Southeast Europe was one of the first victimisation-based survey instruments to provide reliable metrics of corruption. assessing anticorruption policy implementation gaps at institutional level - MACPI. State Capture Risk metrics.
Russian influence the Russian economic footprint and its influence on Central and Eastern Europe.