Group of States against corruption (GRECO)


Selected general background material
on political funding
for GRECO’s Third Evaluation Round

Sélection de documents d'information générale
sur le financement politique
pour le Troisième Cycle d'Evaluation du GRECO

Conference on Corruption and Democracy (20-21 November 2006 – Octopus Programme): in particular the working document Regulations on the financing of political parties and electoral campaigns in Europe – an inventory, and the conclusions of the conference

Enforcing Political Finance Laws: training handbook, IFES, TIDE project, June 2005

(English) Financing of political parties and election campaigns - Guidelines (Integrated project of the Council of Europe, Ingrid van Biezen, 2003)
(Français) Financement des partis politiques et des campagnes électorales - Lignes directrices (Projet intégré du Conseil de l'Europe, Ingrid van Biezen, 2003)

Financing Politics: a Global View, Michael Pinto-Duschinsky, Journal of Democracy, Vol 13 nr 4, October 2002

Funding of political parties and election campaigns (International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance – IDEA, 2003)

Guidelines and report on the financing of political parties (Council of Europe, Venice Commission, 2001)

International standards on auditing ISA 240, 300, 315 and 330 (International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board, version revised December 2006)

Monitoring Election Campaign Finance: A Handbook for NGOs, Open Society Justice Initiative, 2005

Political finance regulations: bridging the enforcement gap, TI policy position N°2/2005

Political Finance in Post-Conflict Societies, IFES, 2006

Political money and corruption, Marcin Walecki, IFES Political Finance White Paper Series

(English) Recommendation Rec(2003)4 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on common rules against corruption in the funding of political parties and electoral campaigns  /
(français) Recommandation Rec(2003)4 du Comité des Ministres aux Etats membres sur les règles communes contre la corruption dans le financement des partis politiques et des campagnes électorales

Standards on Political Funding and Favors, TI policy position N°1/2005

(English) Third European conference on trading in influence and illegal political party funding (Madrid, 28-30 October 1998)
(Français) Troisième Conférence européenne sur le trafic d'influence et le financement illégal des partis politiques (Madrid, 28-30 octobre 1998)