Political influence over independent institutions is a systemic corruption risk in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia according to a new study released today by Transparency International.
Anti-corruption group Transparency International today warned in a new report that the close relationship between business and government has enabled corruption and undermined economic stability in Europe.
Due to the weakening of checks and balances and the inability of the control institutions to limit the power of the government private interests prevail over public interests. Party financing and the business sector are facing the most alarming corruption risks.
On the 4th of October, 2011 TI Hungary organised a Stakeholder Workshop about the National Integrity Study.
Comprehensive situation analysis of national institutions’ transparency and accountability. The National Integrity System is aimed at identifying practical problems and legal shortcomings that allow corrupt cases to emerge, and formulating proposals to remedy them.
Risks of Corruption in Business Life- the National Integrity System, published in 2008, analyzes the corruption mechanisms of the business sector.
Risks of Corruption in Hungary- The National Integrity System, published in 2007, focuses on the institutions of the public sector.
Visegrad Integrity System