False positive representation to authority

Other Names:
Deceptive appearances created for show
False front presentation
Potemkin village syndrome

Prince Potemkin in 1787, as governor of Crimea, organized Empress Catherine's tour of the newly-annexed province. He is alleged to have erected false-front villages peopled by actors along her route, to impress her concerning the living standards of the population and their contentment under his rule.

Broader Problems:
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
30.10.2020 – 19:39 CET