|Dr Emil Tsenkov, Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Democracy participated in the conference "Instruments for Limiting Corruption in the Public Administration" organized by Friedrich Ebert Foundation-Sofia and the Center for Strategic Studies - 21st Century. Many reasons for corruption were discussed: collapse of the existing system of values; bank fraud, overlapping of state administration and state economy; too many licenses; great number of state officials, participation of state administration into boards of directors in many state owned enterprises, etc. Some solutions against corruption were also discussed: financial stability; de-bureaucratization of society; reducing of the "grey" economy; legalization of party financing; taking specific measures designed to curb corruption in some specific spheres; securing of political stability as a condition for anticorrupion, etc. Mr. Tsvetozar Tomov announced the data of Sova-Haris, according to which corruption is a problem number four for the society. Mr. Alexander Tomov, Chairman of the Bulgarian Euroleft, university professors and NGO representatives also took part in the discussions.