Ireland - Publication of the 4th Round Interim Compliance Report

Strasbourg 05/07/2018
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Ireland - Publication of the 4th Round Interim Compliance Report

GRECO has published today its Interim Compliance Report from the Fourth Evaluation Round on Ireland, dealing with Corruption prevention in respect of members of parliament, judges and prosecutors. This report was adopted by GRECO at its 80th Plenary Meeting (Strasbourg, 18-22 June 2018) and has been published with the authorisation of the Irish authorities.

The Fight against Corruption: a Priority for the Council of Europe


Ever since antiquity, corruption has been one of the most widespread and insidious of social evils. When it involves public officials and elected representatives, it is inimical to the administration of public affairs. Since the end of the 19th century, it has also been seen as a major threat in the private sphere, undermining the trust and confidence which are necessary for the maintenance and development of sustainable economic and social relations. It is estimated that hundreds of billions of Euros are paid in bribes every year. (more)

Members of GRECO Bureau

On Thursday, 29 November 2016, GRECO elected Marin MRČELA (Croatia) as its President and Agnès MAITREPIERRE (France) as its Vice-President. Helena LIŠUCHOVÁ (Czech Republic), Aslan YUSUFOV (Russian Federation), Vita HABJAN BARBORIČ (Slovenia), Ernst GNÄGI (Switzerland), and David MEYER (United Kingdom) have been elected members of the Bureau for the duration of the 5th Evaluation round starting in 2017.

Group of States against Corruption (GRECO)

Committed to Fighting Corruption


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