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Group of States against corruption (GRECO)


Last update 12/07/2016

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The Czech Republic should improve measures to prevent corruption among MP´s, judges and prosecutors, according to Council of Europe report

Strasbourg, 2 November 2016 – In a report published today, the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) calls on the Czech authorities to make substantial reforms to strengthen the prevention of corruption among parliamentarians, judges and prosecutors.

GRECO specifically calls on the Czech authorities to further increase the transparency of the legislative process. In the absence of any lobbying regulations, it recommends introducing rules for members of parliament on how to interact with third parties seeking to influence the legislative process and that such interactions be made more transparent. (more...

Link to the report pdf


Council of Europe’s anti-corruption body GRECO to monitor prevention of corruption in respect of top government officials and law enforcement

Strasbourg, 24 October 2016 – In 2017, the Council of Europe anti-corruption body GRECO will start monitoring the prevention of corruption and the promotion of integrity in central governments (top executive functions) and law enforcement agencies, which will be the themes of its 5th Evaluation Round. (more...

Link to:  Decisions / Questionnaire of 5th Evaluation Round  pdf


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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 respect 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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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) - Czech Republic (02 Nov 2016) - Cyprus (27 Jul 2016) - Republic of Moldova (5 Jul 2016)

Compliance report(s) Croatia (9 Nov. 2016) - "The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia" (12 Oct. 2016) - Spain (10 Oct. 2016) - France (3 Jun 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) - New Italy (02 Dec. 2016) - Monaco (24 Nov. 2016) - Russian Federation (21 Nov. 2016) - Austria (21 Oct 2016) - Belgium (20 Sep 2016) - Germany (16 Jun 2016) - United States of America (1 Apr 2016)

Interim Compliance report(s) - Bosnia and Herzegovina (22 Sep 2016) - Switzerland (25 Aug 2016) - Cyprus (23 Mar 2016) - Turkey (21 Mar 2016)

Addendum(a) to Compliance report - New Georgia (02 Dec 2016) - Azerbaijan (14 Mar 2016)

First and Second Joint Evaluation Rounds

Interim Compliance report(s) - Belarus (summary) (01 Sep 2016)

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

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