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Group of States against corruption (GRECO)


Last update 12/07/2016

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Cyprus should increase transparency in parliament and define rules for lobbying and gift giving, among other recommendations

Strasbourg, 27 July 2016 – A new report from the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) includes 16 recommendations to improve anti-corruption measures in parliament and for judges and prosecutors.

Although plenary meetings of the legislature are open to the public and proposed bills are published, lobbying is not regulated and no clear rules define conflicts of interest, such as gift giving and other benefits to MPs. GRECO recommends that a code of ethics be adopted. Moreover, (more...)

Link to the report pdf


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Council of Europe calls on San Marino to ratify the Criminal Law Convention on Corruption and to upgrade political financing law

Strasbourg, 12 July 2016 – The Council of Europe's Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) today called for San Marino to ratify the Criminal Law Convention on Corruption to fully implement it, and to improve legislation on political funding. (more... )

Link to the reports:

English: Theme I + Theme II pdf 
Français: Thème I + Thème II pdf 
Italiano: Tema I * + Tema II* pdf
* Translation provided by the authorities of San Marino


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Council of Europe calls on the Republic of Moldova to improve anti-corruption measures in repect of MP's, judges and prosecutors

[Strasbourg, 5 July 2016] – In a report published today the Council of Europe’s anti-corruption body GRECO calls on the Republic of Moldova to improve and to ensure the effective implementation of anti-corruption legislation in respect of parliamentarians, judges and prosecutors. GRECO identifies as key problems the inconsistent application of anti-corruption laws and policies, and the weak capacities and lack of independence of the major institutions in charge of fighting corruption. (more...

Link to the report: pdf 


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Council of Europe calls on Liechtenstein to ratify the Criminal Law Convention on Corruption and to make political funding transparent

[Strasbourg, 2 June 2016] – The Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption today called on Liechtenstein to ratify the Criminal Law Convention on Corruption, to fully implement it, and to swiftly and substantially improve legislation on political funding.
Liechtenstein joined the international anti-corruption efforts at a late stage and it is one of the four GRECO member states which, to date, has not ratified the Criminal Law Convention on corruption and its additional protocol. (more...)

Link to the reports: pdf 

English: Theme I / Theme II
Français: Thème I / Thème II
Deutsch: Thema I* / Thema II*

* Translation provided by the authorities of Liechtenstein


GRECO´s annual report: progress needed in preventing corruption in respect of MP´s, judges and prosecutors

[Strasbourg, 1 June 2016] – The Chair of the Council of Europe's anti-corruption body GRECO, Marin Mrčela, has stressed the need for mobilising policy-makers to address the shortcomings identified in the prevention of corruption prevention in respect of parliamentarians, judges and prosecutors.
In its annual report, published today, GRECO offers an overview of the impact of its recommendations concerning the legislation, practices and institutional framework in the states it evaluated in 2015. (more...)

Link to the report pdf 


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MEETINGS

  Calendar 2016 pdf

  Plenary meetings

  Tours de table / Presentations

     

    

PUBLICATIONS

  16th General Activity Report (2015)

  Incriminations (thematic review of GRECO's Third Evaluation Round)

  Political Funding (thematic review of GRECO's Third Evaluation Round)

  Lessons learnt from the three evaluation rounds (2000-2010)

   

    

FOURTH EVALUATION ROUND
Corruption prevention in respect of members of parliament, judges and prosecutors

  Reports adopted

  Questionnaire

  Reference texts

  Evaluators' guidelines  pdf

   

    

 REPORTS ADOPTED

  Third evaluation round

  Second evaluation round

  First evaluation round

Latest reports made public pdf


16th General Activity Report (2015)

Fourth Evaluation Round

Evaluation report(s)Cyprus (27 Jul 2016) - Republic of Moldova (5 Jul 2016)

Compliance report(s) France (3 Jun 2016) - Albania (15 Apr 2016) - Denmark (15 Apr 2016)

Interim Compliance report(s)Latvia (7 Apr 2016)

Third Evaluation Round

Evaluation report(s) -   San Marino (12 July) Theme I / Theme 2 - Liechtenstein (2 Jun 2016) Theme 1 / Theme 2

Second Compliance report(s) - Germany (16 Jun 2016) - United States of America (1 Apr 2016)

Interim Compliance report(s) - Switzerland (25 Aug 2016) - Cyprus (23 Mar 2016) - Turkey (21 Mar 2016)

Addendum(a) to Compliance report - Azerbaijan (14 Mar 2016)

First and Second Joint Evaluation Rounds

Addendum(a) to Compliance report - San Marino (20 Jul 2016)

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