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  EU research project asks if traditional accountability is suited for modern times

Photo of article Public accountability has long been considered a cornerstone of European societies. Access to public officials' records and publicly traded companies' bank statements is considered such an ordinary concept that we hardly give it much thought. Yet, with today's overlapping layers of government coupled with a near-constant flow of information through numerous channels of communication some European researchers wondered what the traditional concept of public accountability means for contemporary Europe. Indeed, the rejection of the EU constitution was due in part to a lack of confidence in European public officials. For a closer look at such issues, the EU funded PubAcc, an FP6 project aimed at understanding public accountability within a contemporary context.

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Published: 19 December 2006

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