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How to re-establish the rule of law in the EU

The Polish Parliament recently approved two laws that would enable the government to remove several Supreme Court judges and consequently further subordinate the country’s public institutions to the ruling Law and Justice Party (PiS). The move...
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Eurozone watchdog network launched

On 5 December 2017, Transparency International EU launched the Eurozone watchdog network with 18 partner organisations. We launched this network one day before the Commission’s formal proposals to reform Eurozone governance. This is an open...
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New Eurogroup President faces long to do list

Monday, the Eurogroup will choose a new President among the shortlisted candidates from Portugal, Luxembourg, Latvia and Slovakia. Whoever is chosen will face the daunting task of reconnecting the Eurogroup with the citizens it serves.
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SDGs progress report: A partial truth

On November 20th Eurostat, the statistical office for the European Commission, released their first progress report on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  The report looked at 100 targets, out of 169, and included Transparency...
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The spill-over effects of corruption in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan ranks 30 out of 100 on Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index, which indicates rampant corruption. All this is well known and has been documented by anti-corruption activists, international organisations and...