On today’s international anti-corruption day, the Anti-Corruption Intergroup in the European Parliament would like to reflect on the EU’s performance in fighting corruption. Corruption costs the EU economy around 120 billion Euros per year. It is a loss we cannot accept! We welcome the recent deal on a new mechanism that will condition the disbursement… International Anti-Corruption Day: EU needs to step up fight against corruption weiterlesen
Faced with a sound proposal on tying the disbursement of EU funds to the rule of law, the Hungarian and Polish governments have resorted to holding the EU budget and the corona recovery fund hostage.
It’s been 12 years that the EU has ratified the UN Convention against Corruption and thereby obliged itself to carry out a regular self-assessment of its anti-corruption policies. The Anti-corruption Intergroup, consisting of 129 Members of the European Parliament from five different groups, has today sent a letter to Commission President Ursula von der Leyen,… Intergroup demands EU compliance with international anti-corruption obligations weiterlesen
The European Parliament voted on the discharge of the EU budget this week. The members of the Anti-Corruption Intergroup have successfully collaborated on a number of amendments in the area of transparency and integrity. The discharge reports will now be submitted to the respective institutions which will have to report to the Budgetary Control Committee… EP discharge procedure: Success for Anti-Corruption Intergroup weiterlesen