30 avril 2017

Parliamentary Assembly creates independent external investigation body to look into allegations of corruption

The Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) today ratified the terms of reference of an independent external investigation body to carry out a detailed independent inquiry into the allegations of “corruption and fostering of interests” made against certain PACE members or former members. More...

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18 avril 2017

Vice-rectors resign en masse over anti-corruption rule

By Suluck Lamubol. All 13 vice-rectors at Thailand’s prestigious Mahidol University resigned en masse at the end of last month after Thailand’s anti-corruption agency announced that the vice-rectors of public universities needed to declare their assets under a new law. More...

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24 mars 2017

Preventing corruption in top governmental functions

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "coe.int"The Council of Europe anti-corruption body (GRECO) is organising a High Level conference in Strasbourg on 20 March  to discuss the prevention of corruption in top governmental functions and law enforcement agencies. More...

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20 mars 2017

iMaginons un gouvernement sans corruption

Blog Educpros de Xavier Pavie. Est-ce qu’avec un salaire de près de 3 millions de dollars par an un premier ministre est moins corrompu que celui qui ne touche que 5% de cette somme ? C’est le pari qu’a fait Singapour en rémunérant de manière abusivement élevé le chef du gouvernement. C’est d’ailleurs aussi le cas de l’ensemble des ministres dont la rémunération est souvent supérieure à celle des plus importants chefs d’entreprises. Il semble que cela fonctionne puisque Singapour arrive généralement en 7ème position dans la liste des pays les moins corrompus au monde (Indice de Perception de Corruption) et très largement premier pour ce qui concerne l’Asie du sud-est. Il est donc important de comprendre pourquoi Singapour a fait de la lutte contre la corruption un axe prioritaire. Voir l'article...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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