The EU needs more effort to tackle corruption, according to the first ever EU Anti-Corruption Report published today by the European Commission. Findings indicate that despite many initiatives taken in recent years, corruption levels vary significantly among Member States.

As Cecilia Malmström, EU Commissioner for Home Affairs stated: "Corruption undermines citizens' confidence in democratic institutions and the rule of law, it hurts the European economy and deprives States from much-needed t...

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