Ivan KRASTEV

Ivan KRASTEV

Ivan Krastev is the Chairman of the Centre for Liberal Strategies in Sofia and Permanent fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. His books in English are "Democracy Disrupted. The Global Politics on Protest" (UPenn Press, May 2014); "In Mistrust We Trust: Can Democracy Survive When We Don't Trust Our Leaders?" (TED Books, 2013); "The Anti-American Century", co-edited with Alan McPherson, (CEU Press, 2007) and "Shifting Obsessions: Three Essays on the Politics of Anticorruption" (CEU Press, 2004). He is a founding board member of the European Council on Foreign Relations and a member of the International Crisis Group’s Board of Trustees. Dr. Krastev is a Contributing Opinion Writer of the International New York Times. He is a co-author with Stephen Holmes of a forthcoming book on Russian politics.

Bono
Bono
, 15th YES Annual Meeting, 2018
«Corruption is killing more children than HIV/AIDS or malaria. Corruption kills more kids, but there is a vaccine for corruption. It’s called transparency, it’s called open government, and the civil societies and the youth.»