Prof. Dr. Melanie Sully

Anti-Corruption Day

Combatting corruption is a part of achieving good governance. International day of anti-corruption draws awareness to this problem. Voice of America interviewed Dr Melanie Sully, December 2015 on corruption in the twenty-first century. Russian version on web of VOA. And here a TV clip from VOA with the full show on international News here


Go Governance at the Council of Europe

Strasbourg meeting of the Group of States against Corruption on the Fourth Evaluation Round. Presentations and news here including input by Dr Melanie Sully on parliamentarians.


House of Commons reviews Code of Conduct Procedures

Experts including Dr Melanie Sully, appeared before a House of Commons committee looking at how parliamentary ethics is working and what can be improved see more


Dr Melanie Sully on The EU Code of Conduct

"Order! Order!! The EU Code of Conduct", interview on FM4 Austrian Radio 30.5. 2014 with Dr Melanie Sully


Conference on GRECO Round IV Evaluations

A two-day high level conference took place at the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) in Laxenburg near Vienna ( on strengthening the capacity of parliamentarians, judges and prosecutors to prevent corruption in their own ranks. It was held jointly by the Austrian Ministry of Justice, the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), the Council of Europe and the IACA.

Mag Marion Breitschopf of "meine Abgeordneten" (My Deputies) and Dr Melanie Sully presented a paper in the Panel on Politics and Parliament on the topic of "Transparency and Trust".


Ethics and Parliament Conference in Georgia

The OSCE/ODIHR supports the efforts of participating States in promoting ethical and professional behaviour among parliamentarians


Austrian Yearbook with chapter on comparative parliamentary standards Dr Melanie Sully

Austrian Yearbook for Politics: Contribution by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on Codes of Conduct and Parliaments


Article, interviews and presentations on Parliamentary Codes of Conduct Prof Melanie Sully

•Codes of Conduct in different Parliaments article by Dr This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in Die Furche 26.4. 2012
•Interview on ORF/FM4 Radio FM4/ORF Radio Code of conduct 20.3. 2012.
•Conference co-organised by the OSCE and the German Embassy in the parliamentary assembly of Albania, July 2012 during which Dr Melanie Sully presented an expert opinion. For more see OSCE/ODIHR


Eine neue OSZE Studie über Ethik im Parlament

Die OSZE hat eine gründliche Überprüfung der Verhaltensregeln in den Mitgliedstaaten durchgeführt. Diese, so heißt es, könnten dabei helfen, das Vertrauen in die Politik wiederaufzubauen. Die Studie wurde in Wien im Haus der Europäischen Union zusammen mit dem Europabürgerforum und Go-Governance vorgestellt. Zu den ReferentInnen gehörten Dr Nathalie Tagwerker, Dr Liz David-Barrett (OSZE), Mag Othmar Karas and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


A panel discussion on the profession of politics with the OSCE, Dr Melanie Sully, Dr David-Barrett and Dr Josef Mantl

"Politiker: Transparent aber nicht farblos", Report on event by Thomas Winkler for EU Infothek see summary of speeches of MEP Karas, Dr David-Barrett, Dr Tagwerker and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with Dr Josef Mantl as moderator 25.1. 2013.
Discussion: The Job of a Politician: what they should or should not do, Friday January 25, 11-1pm,  2013, Europe House, Vienna  with Prof Dr Melanie Sully, Dr Josef Mantl, Europabürgerforum2020 and the OSCE/ODIHR and Dr Liz David-Barrett, Oxford University, Transparency International