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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...
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Trying to predict MEP allowance reform

MEP’s continue to confound our expectations when it comes to transparency and accountability of their expenses.  They receive a number of allowances to cover for the expenses incurred in the performance of their duties. The General Expenditure...