10 février 2017

Collective effort needed to combat academic corruption

By Mary Beth Marklein. A panel presentation on how the global academic community can combat academic corruption in higher education provoked a lively discussion highlighting the widespread and wide-ranging scope of the problem, the diversity of responses and a growing sense that the issue belongs high on the agenda for policy-makers in international education. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 16:24 - - Permalien [#]


31 janvier 2017

Italy: GRECO calls for reinforced measures to prevent conflicts of interest in Parliament and the judiciary

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "coe.int"The Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) has published today its Fourth Round Evaluation Report on Italy. It focuses on the prevention of corruption amongst members of parliament, judges and prosecutors. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 01:12 - - Permalien [#]

Assembly rapporteur’s visit to Rome focuses on “Youth against corruption”

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "coe.int"Eleonora Cimbro (Italy, SOC), rapporteur for the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), will conduct a fact-finding visit to Rome on 1-2 February, in the context of the preparation of her report on “Youth against corruption”. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 01:04 - - Permalien [#]

Georgia should continue reforms to prevent corruption among parliamentarians, judges and prosecutors, says new report

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "coe.int"In a report published today, the Council of Europe's anti-corruption body, Group of States against Corruption (GRECO), acknowledged considerable progress in reducing corruption in Georgia and improving the country’s standing in international indices, and called on the Georgian authorities to continue implementing  the reforms aimed at preventing corruption among parliamentarians, judges and prosecutors. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 00:59 - - Permalien [#]

United States encouraged to enhance measures to prevent conflicts of interest

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "coe.int"In a report published today, the Council of Europe's Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) acknowledges that the United States has in place a solid legal, ethical and institutional framework to prevent and fight corruption in respect of Members of Congress, judges and prosecutors. Nevertheless, the report draws attention to some areas where the system could be further enhanced. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 00:56 - - Permalien [#]


17 janvier 2017

State agency takes the lead in university corruption cases

By Tunde Fatunde. A recent series of investigations by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission or EFCC into allegations of corruption against high-level university staff is challenging the traditional autonomy of university governing councils. Read more...

Posté par pcassuto à 09:44 - - Permalien [#]

23 décembre 2016

GRECO report: Greece should step up its fight against corruption in politics

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "coe.int"A new report by the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) on Greece finds that transparency in party financing and the incriminations of bribery and trading in influence have not improved further since it last issued a report in June 2015. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:44 - - Permalien [#]

International Anti-Corruption Day, 9 December

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "coe.int"To mark the International Anti-Corruption Day, the president of the Group of States against Corruption of the Council of Europe (GRECO), Marin Mrčela, today made the following statement:
“Combating corruption is not only a matter of new laws, but also a matter of ethics and individual behaviour, and often implies changing people’s hearts and minds. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 22:42 - - Permalien [#]

Russian Federation: The Group of States against Corruption publishes its Second Compliance Report

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "coe.int"The Council of Europe’s anti-corruption group (GRECO) today made public its Second Compliance Report on the Russian Federation concerning incriminations (criminalisation of corruption) and transparency of party funding. More...

Posté par pcassuto à 21:59 - - Permalien [#]

01 octobre 2016

Corruption in Higher Ed: Canada in the Crosshairs

By Mel Broitman. It is overwhelmingly evident that there is a remarkable and callous disregard for academic ethics and standards in a scramble by Canadian universities to sign up foreign students. Read more...

Posté par pcassuto à 23:24 - - Permalien [#]