The Committee of Ministers representing the 47 Member States of the Council of Europe adopted a decision on 10 July accepting a request by the European Union to become an observer with the Group of States against Corruption, or GRECO.
GRECO is the Council of Europe anti-corruption body, that helps states to identify deficiencies in national anti-corruption policies, prompting the necessary reforms. It comprises the 47 Council of Europe Member States, Belarus and the United States of America.