Council of Europe anti-corruption body GRECO expresses concern about the use of emergency procedures to amend legislation in Romania

18/04/2017 Strasbourg

In a report published today, the Council of Europe anti-corruption body (GRECO) expresses concern about the use of emergency procedures to amend legislation in Romania instead of using proper parliamentary process. GRECO has followed closely recent developments in Romania related to the...

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Portugal - Publication of the Addendum to the Second Compliance Report on Portugal (Third Evaluation Round)

13/04/2017 Strasbourg

Following the authorisation by the authorities of Portugal, GRECO publishes the Addendum to the Second Compliance Report on Portugal, relating to ”Incriminations (ETS 173 and 191, GPC 2)” and ”Transparency of Party Funding”. This Addendum to the Second Compliance Report terminates the Third Round...

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New GRECO evaluation round launched: Preventing corruption in central governments and law enforcement agencies

20/03/2017 Strasbourg

The Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) launched on the 20th of March its Fifth Evaluation Round, just before the 75th plenary. The round will focus on “Preventing corruption and promoting integrity in central governments (top executive functions) and law enforcement agencies”. The event...

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Poland - Publication of the Second Compliance Report

28/03/2017

Today, GRECO has published its Second Compliance Report of Fourth Evaluation Round on Poland, as adopted at its 75th Plenary Meeting in Strasbourg (20-24 March 2017). Link to the report

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Compliance Report of Fourth Round on Malta

27/03/2017 Strasbourg

The Group of States against Corruption - GRECO has made public today the Fourth Round Compliance Report on Malta, which has been adopted last week at its 75th Plenary Meeting (20-24 March 2017). Link to the report

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Publication of the Addendum to the Second Compliance Report of Third Evaluation Round on Malta

24/03/2017 Strasbourg

The Addendum to the Second Compliance Report of Third Evaluation Round on Malta has been adopted by GRECO at its 75th Plenary Meeting, and made public today, after authorisation by the authorities of Malta.

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Council of Europe’s Anti-Corruption body calls on Switzerland to develop ethical rules applicable to federal members of parliament, judges and prosecutors

15/03/2017 Strasbourg

In a report published today, the Council of Europe anti-Corruption body (GRECO) highlights the specificities of Switzerland’s institutions which enjoy considerable public confidence. It underlines, however, that the very organisation of the system allows subtle pressure to be exerted on...

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Gender equality and corruption - International Women's Day

08/03/2017 Strasbourg

Combating corruption contributes to a more inclusive, gender equal world #BeBoldForChange Useful links: International Women’s Day GRECO Gender Dimensions of Corruption Gender Equality website of the Council of Europe

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High-Level Launch of the Fifth Evaluation Round, Strasbourg, 20 March 2017 (morning)

10/03/2017

GRECO will launch its Fifth Evaluation Round just before GRECO’s 75th plenary. The round will focus on “Preventing corruption and promoting integrity in central governments (top executive functions) and law enforcement agencies”. The event would consist of high-level political interventions,...

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Azerbaijan - Publication of 4th Round Compliance Report

17/03/2017 Strasbourg

The authorities of Azerbaijan have today authorised publication of the Fourth Round Compliance Report on Azerbaijan. Links to the report in English / French / Azerbaijani* * unofficial translation, as provided by the authorities

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