- Tools for journalists
Transparency International released its latest Corruption Perception Index. It mentions “vulnerable EU institutions”, the rise of “populist leaders” and the lack of “whiste-blower protections” as critical elements in Europe.
According to the 2018 Corruption Perception Index by Transparency International, Nordic countries are again global leaders in the fight against corruption. But looking at the data since 2012, Baltic countries appear to be the rising stars.
On 10 August, more than 100,000 citizens rallied in Bucharest to protest against the rampant corruption that cripples the Social-Democrats-led government and makes thousands of educated young people flee the country in search for better opportunities.
Transparency of public administrations is a demand and a right of civil society. Fundación Civio, based in Spain, wants to satisfy this demand through data journalism.
A user-friendly interactive database developed by Transparency International, providing a unique overview of the lobby organisations registered in the EU Transparency Register – the register of Brussels lobbyists.
Thanks to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalism, the databases that made possible the Panama Papers are now open and available for download
New tools developed by a consortium of data-journalists, researchers and developers will allow anyone to follow closely the process of public procurement, and to spot potential problems.