How can we end corruption in public funds?

One of Europe’s greatest and perhaps least publicised achievements is the use of Structural and Social funds to help provide much needed investment in European regions. From Galway to Varna the EU has provided funds which have helped build...

Avramopoulos allegations: fake news or parable?

Only one thing is certain among the allegations, counter-allegations and rumours that are swirling around EU Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos in recent weeks – the truth will not be known for a very long time. As Transparency...

The rains of Athens: Stopping the floods

In ancient Greek mythology when Poseidon, god of the sea, lost the competition to have patronage over Athens to the wise and peaceful goddess Athena, he was furious and flooded the plains of Attica. Today, Poseidon’s fury might have abated, but...

Integrity Pacts – state of play

Through transparency and monitoring Integrity Pacts improve trust and accountability in public procurement. Here you can find details of these Integrity Pacts.

Driving out corruption in Hungary through clean contracts

From Budapest to Pécs in Hungary the M6 highway gradually weaves along the River Danube, through farms and vineyards. When the main stretch of the road was completed in 2010 one of several seemingly unnecessary tunnels, given the gently rolling...

Open data + Integrity Pacts = Clean Contracts

Transparency International EU sits down with Gabriela Nagy, the leading expert on corruption in public funds at Transparency International Hungary about their experience with fighting corruption in public procurement in Hungary.