I. Publications in National Newspapers
24 Chassa daily
November 16, 1998 - Corruption Can Erode Even the Eiffel Tower
Interview with Nelly Koutzkova, Chair of Sofia District Court
and a member of the Coalition 2000 Steering Committee, in which
she discusses corruption in the judiciary and the need to create
a register for the assets of magistrates.
November 20, 1998 - The Anti-Corruption Wave Reached Bulgaria
A comment by the economist, Ivo Kovachev, on the effect that
the anti-corruption plan of Coalition 2000 can have on Bulgarian
November 30, 1998 - The Present Bulgarian Rulers Are amongst
the Most Corrupted in Recent History
In this interview the former secretary of the Bulgarian Ministry
of the Interior, Colonel Tzviatko Tzvetkov, claims that corruption
is the most serious problem facing Bulgarian rulers. Colonel Tzvetkov
expresses the view that anti-corruption initiatives, such as Coalition
2000, can have only a limited effect as a remedy against corruption.
November 30, 1998 - Americans are Studying Corruption among
The article quotes an analysis by the American Center for International
Private Enterprise (CIPE) of the results from the corruption monitoring
surveys conducted by the Center for the Study of Democracy within
the framework of Coalition 2000.
November 19-25, 1998 - Review of the Week
An analysis of the role that a group of non-governmental organizations,
such as Coalition 2000, can play in the fight against corruption
in Bulgarian society.
November 1998 - People Expect from Their Governments an Active
Fight against Corruption
The article makes a review of Coalition 2000 and its anti-corruption
efforts so far. The author links them to some of the international
II. Publications in Regional Newspapers
Pautalia - Kyustendil
November 17, 1998 - Coalition 2000 Started a Crusade
Morski Trud - Bourgas
November 19, 1998 - Corruption Drains Resources from Everyone
In this interview the coordinator of Coalition 2000, Emil Georgiev, talks about the economic cost of corruption and its adverse effect on economic growth. Mr. Georgiev also describes the Anti-Corruption Action Plan developed by Coalition 2000 and the specific measures it proposes to limit corruption among public officials.