Corruption is, without a doubt, a factor that can obstruct the full implementation of democratic principles.

But it is not directly related to economic growth or to democracy itself.

Corruption is endemic in some non-democratic countries, as is the case with many countries in Asia, Africa and America, even though the economy is in a permanent state of development.

In Europe, and especially in our privileged club of the 28 European Union member states, the situation concerning the level ...

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