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GRECO 66 - Strasbourg, 6-10 October 2014 - Decisions
Statement by Marin Mrčela, President of the Group of States against Corruption, on the occasion of International Anti-corruption Day - 9 December 2014
Some might think this is too sharp a claim, but it is not. The results of GRECO´s evaluations show that we have good reason to ring the alarm bells. What our current country evaluations teach us is that boosting the integrity of MPs (and also of judges and prosecutors) is a must.
The anti-corruption community must underscore more assertively the need for stronger political will to bring about lasting progress. Promises of morality and ethics are not enough. The 9th of December is a good opportunity to remind ourselves of this basic truth."
Council of Europe supports Ireland in its commitment to preventing corruption among members of parliament, judges and prosecutors and to further strengthening their integrity
[Strasbourg, 21/11/2014] – In a report published today, the Council of Europe’s Group of States against corruption (GRECO) assesses the Irish system for ensuring integrity and preventing corruption and misconduct among members of parliament, judges and prosecutors. (more...)
Link to the report
Council of Europe warns Slovakia on risks of corruption amongst parliamentarians, judges and prosecutors
[Strasbourg, 06/11/2014] – In a report published today, the Council of Europe’s Group of States against corruption (GRECO) underscores substantial corruption risks and vulnerabilities that parliamentarians, judges and prosecutors are prone to in the Slovak Republic. (more...)
Parliamentary Hearing on “Gender dimensions of corruption”
Held under the auspices of the Assembly’s Anti-corruption Platform, the hearing hosted two guest speakers: Mr Matthias Kopetzky, Member of the Board of the Institute of Internal Audit (IIA-Austria), Leader of the Anti-Fraud Study Group (Austria) and Mrs Helena Lišuchová, GRECO Gender Equality Rapporteur and Bureau Member, Head of the International Co-operation Department, Ministry of Justice (Czech Republic).
The objective was to illustrate with concrete examples why and how the integration of a gender perspective brings added value to the prevention and fight against corruption. The hearing was co-chaired by Ms Nataša Vučković, Chairperson of the Committee on Rules of Procedure, Immunities and Institutional Affairs and by Ms Gisela Wurm, Chairperson of the Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination.
The hearing was open to the public and to the press.
Presentation by Mr. Matthias Kopetzky
Presentation by Mrs Helena Lišuchová
Webpage on Gender dimensions of Corruption
Corruption amongst members of parliament, judges and
prosecutors: Belgium must step up its action regarding integrity and
Link to the Report
GRECO urges Albania to step up corruption prevention in
respect of members of parliament, judges and prosecutors
[Strasbourg, 27/06/2014] – The Council of Europe’s Group of States against corruption (GRECO) has published today its Fourth Round Evaluation Report on Albania dealing with corruption prevention in respect of members of Parliament, judges and prosecutors. (more...)
Council of Europe praises Norway for its commitment to preventing corruption among members of parliament, judges and prosecutor
[Strasbourg, 25/06/2014] – In a report published today, the Council of Europe Anti-Corruption Group (GRECO) assesses positively the Norwegian system for ensuring integrity and preventing corruption and misconduct among members of parliament, judges and prosecutors. (more...)
Council of Europe’s Anti-corruption Group calls on Croatia to raise public confidence in judiciary and bolster anti-corruption measures in parliament
– In its
annual report, published today, the Council of Europe´s anti-corruption monitoring group GRECO expresses concern about the little progress made by a significant number of European countries in implementing its recommendations on transparency of political funding.
Council of Europe encourages Denmark to further develop its tools for preventing corruption
[Strasbourg, 16/04/2014] –Danish measures to prevent corruption among members of parliament, judges and prosecutors appear to be quite effective in practice. However, the current system based on trust might not always provide sufficient safeguards against corruption risks in the future. (more...)
on “Strengthening the capacity of parliamentarians, judges and prosecutors
to prevent corruption in their own ranks: emerging trends from two years of
GRECO Round IV evaluations”
[Strasbourg, 14/04/2014] –Under the auspices of the Austrian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, this one and a half day conference was jointly organised by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Justice, the Group of States against Corruption of the Council of Europe (GRECO), and the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA), with extra financial support from the Government of Monaco. In addition to taking stock of national experience and main findings in the prevention of corruption in respect of members of parliament, judges and prosecutors, it also provided an opportunity to review policies, exchange information on good practices and to identify future action in the light of GRECO’s Fourth Evaluation Round.
prevention of corruption in respect of members of parliament,
prevention of corruption in respect of judges and prosecutors.
The conference brought together around 70 participants from the GRECO member States, as well as those from international organisations and other relevant stakeholders.