EU corruption amounts to €120 billion in bribes a year

Report suggests ways of fighting systemic corruption

Theodoros Skylakakis MEP (ALDE) is working on implementing a thematic report he presented to the European Parliament on tackling systemic corruption in the EU’s public sector.

A 2012 poll by Eurobarometer showed that 74% of Europeans thought corruption was a major problem in their country, findings supported by studies carried out by Transparency International, which asked people about the contacts they had with various institutions, such as police, judiciary, medics and so on. They...

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