Birzeit University Student Ranks Second in the Anti-Corruption Research Competition 2013

Public administration student Ikhlas Yousef Salim won second place for Best Research on Integrity and Accountability in the fight against corruption competition of 2013. Ikhlas’ research is entitled, "The integrity and transparency system of public shareholding companies that deal with the government."

The award was made on the occasion of the World Day to Combat Corruption, organized by AMAN Coalition for Accountability and Integrity on December 4, 2013.

Ikhlas’ research is part of her graduation project for a bachelor's degree in public administration under the supervision of the Public Administration Department Chair Mohammed Hanini.

In this year’s competition, 11 researchers competed to win the Integrity award. First place was awarded to Mahmoud Abu Habib from Gaza. Dr. Habib’s research focused on "The application of international transparency standards on international organizations operating in the Gaza Strip: UNRWA as a case study."