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Anna-Maija Mertens

Chief Executive Officer of Transparency International Germany

Anna-Maija Mertens is the Chief Executive Officer of Transparency International Germany.

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How Legislative Footprints and Lobby Registers Can Rebuild Trust

As global distrust in democracies grows, we believe intransparent legislative structures are a big factor. When lobbyists influence laws, it can create feelings of injustice and distrust within a society. Yet, lobbying, or the articulation of and advocacy for various interests, is essential for democracies. So, what does a fair and transparent lobbying system that enhances trust for political procedures look like?

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