Belén Fernández García is a researcher and professor (FPU) in the Political Science Department of the University of Granada. She has completed two research stints at the 'Düsseldorf Party Research Institute' (Germany) and the 'Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research' (The Netherlands). She has two recent publications in academic journals on political communication ("Political Participation and New Technologies of Communication in Spain") and populism ("Emergent anti-establishment political parties in Europe: exploring lessons from Southern Europe"), and has participated in several national and international political science congresses.
The fight against corruption has cost the illustrious Peruvian jurist José Ugaz more than one problem. It is not easy to oppose the political and economic powers.
We can say that there is a globalisation of corruption. This problem is so old that it already existed in ancient civilizations.
Corruption is a cancer for the rule of law and development.
The reasons for concern about corruption in the EU have only increased over these years.
It may seem, at a distance, that Euskadi is a kind of idyllic oasis in the arid landscape of corruption surrounding us.