Switzerland - Publication of the Compliance Report of Fourth Evaluation Round

13/06/2019 Strasbourg

GRECO has published today its Compliance Report of Fourth Evaluation Round on Switzerland. Link to the report in English - French - German* * unofficial translation, as provided by the authorities of Switzerland

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Germany - Publication of the Second Addendum to the Second Compliance Report of Third Evaluation Round

04/06/2019 Strasbourg

GRECO has published today its Second Addendum to the Second Compliance Reprot of Third Evaluation Round on Germany (dealing with ”Incriminations - ETS 173 and 191, GPC 2” and ”Transparency of Party Funding”), as adopted by GRECO at its 82nd Plenary Meeting (Strasbourg, 18-22 March 2019). Link to...

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Fight against corruption in Latvia: Council of Europe anti-corruption group regrets lack of progress

03/06/2019 Strasbourg

In a report published today on corruption prevention in Latvia in respect of members of parliament, judges and prosecutors, the Council of Europe’s anti-corruption group (GRECO) regrets the lack of measures concerning regulation on lobbying, parliamentary ethics and conflicts of interest. Despite...

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Anti-corruption group calls for better rules to manage revolving doors in U.S. Congress

29/05/2019 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) today published a report that takes aim at the persisting revolving door problem in the U.S. Congress. At a time when polls indicate all-time lows in government trust, the report stresses the need for passage of congressional...

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Sweden needs to raise awareness in the government and in the police about conflicts of interest and “friendship corruption”

03/05/2019 Strasbourg

In an evaluation report published today, the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) called for further measures to prevent corruption in Sweden in respect of persons entrusted with top executive functions, including ministers, state secretaries and senior political...

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Council of Europe calls for more robust and effective action against corruption in the Maltese government and police

03/04/2019 Strasbourg

In an evaluation report published today, the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) assesses the effectiveness of the framework in place in Malta to prevent corruption amongst persons with top executive functions (ministers and other senior government officials) and the...

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Norway: a role model for preventing corruption in parliament and among judges and prosecutors

03/04/2019 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe anti-corruption body (GRECO) published today its Fourth Evaluation Round Report on Norway concerning corruption prevention in respect of members of parliament, judges and prosecutors. GRECO concludes that Norway has implemented satisfactorily, or dealt with in a satisfactory...

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Serbia - Publication of Interim Compliance Report

02/04/2019 Strasbourg

GRECO just published its Interim Compliance Report in respect of Serbia of the Fourth Evaluation Round (Corruption prevention in respect of members of parliament, judges and prosecutors), as adopted by GRECO at its 82nd Plenary Meeting (Strasbourg, 18-22 March 2019). Link to the report

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Slovak Republic - Publication of an Addendum to the Second Compliance Report of Fourth Evaluation Round

26/03/2019 Strasbourg

GRECO just published its Addendum to the Second Compliance Report of Fourth Evaluation Round on the Slovak Republic (Corruption prevention in respect of members of parliament, judges and prosecutors), as adopted by GRECO at its 82nd Plenary Meeting (Strasbourg, 18-22 March 2019). Link to the...

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Luxembourg - Publication of GRECO's Interim Compliance Report of 4th Evaluation Round

26/03/2019 Strasbourg

GRECO has just published its Interim Compliance Report of Fourth Evaluation Round on Luxembourg (dealing with Corruption prevention in respect of members of parliament, judges and prosecutors), as adopted at its 82nd Plenary Meeting (Strasbourg, 18-22 March 2019). Link to the Interim Compliance...

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Outcome of GRECO 82

25/03/2019 Strasbourg

The GRECO Plenary has adopted the following decisions that ended last Friday: click here.

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Council of Europe’s anti-corruption body GRECO publicly declares the country non-compliant with the CoE anti-corruption standards

19/03/2019 Strasbourg

Today, the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption, in an unprecedented move, has publicly declared Belarus non-compliant with GRECO’s anti-corruption standards. Since 2012, when GRECO addressed 24 recommendations to Belarus and invited the authorities to authorise the publication...

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San Marino - Publication of 3rd Round Compliance Report

18/03/2019 Strasbourg

GRECO has just made public its Compliance Report of Third Evaluation Round on San Marino (”Incriminations (ETS 173 and 191, GPC 2)”; ”Transparency of Party Funding”), as adopted by GRECO at its 80th Plenary Meeting (Strasbourg, 18-22 June 2018). Link to the report in English - French - and also...

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82nd Plenary Meeting of GRECO (Strasbourg, 18-22 March 2019)

15/03/2019 Strasbourg

In a plenary meeting GRECO will discuss, with a view to their adoption, 5th round evaluation reports on Malta, North Macedonia and Sweden focusing on corruption prevention in central governments, including top executive functions, and law enforcement. GRECO is also expected to adopt a public...

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Hungary - High level visit

01/03/2019 Budapest

GRECO delegation ends its high level visit to Hungary. [more]

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Czech Republic - Publication of a compliance report (4th Evaluation Round)

28/02/2019 Strasbourg

GRECO has just published its Fourth Round Compliance Report on the Czech Republic as adopted by GRECO at its 80th Plenary Meeting (Strasbour, 18-22 June 2018), after authorisation by the authorities of the Czech Republic. Link to the Fourth Round Compliance Report on the Czech Republic Link to...

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Heads of Council of Europe anti-corruption and anti-torture bodies call on member states to take decisive action against corruption and torture

28/02/2019 Strasbourg

In a joint statement issued at the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, Marin Mrčela, President of the Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), and Mykola Gnatovskyy, President of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or...

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The Netherlands needs to enhance measures to preserve integrity in the government and in the police

22/02/2019 Strasbourg

In an evaluation report published today, the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) called for measures to prevent corruption in the Netherlands in respect of persons entrusted with top executive functions, including ministers, state secretaries, political advisors; and in...

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Bosnia and Herzegovina - Publication of the Second Compliance Report of Third Evaluation Round

22/02/2019 Strasbourg

GRECO has published its Second Compliance Report of Third Evaluation Round on Bosnia and Herzegovina, as adopted by GRECO at its 81st Plenary Meeting (Strasbourg, 3-7 December 2018) following the authorisation from the authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Link to the report in English / French...

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