Corruption

Transparency and accountability of public administrations in Europe (EuroPAM)

Thursday 22 August 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

A database curated by ERCAS collects data, information and legislation concerning the transparency and accountability of public officials in the EU member states. 


Transparency International’s 2018 Corruption Perception Index

Tuesday 29 January 2019 | VoxEurop

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.


Unpacking the Corruption Perception Index: A focus on the EU 

Tuesday 05 February 2019 | Alexander Damiano Ricci
| VoxEurop

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.


What brings Romanians to the streets  in depth

Monday 10 September 2018 | Paula Baciu
| VoxEurop

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.


The corrupt, the most pardoned

Tuesday 24 April 2018 | VoxEurop

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.


The EU Integrity Watch

Tuesday 03 April 2018 | OBC Transeuropa

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.


Offshore companies (ICIJ)

Thursday 30 November 2017 | OBC Transeuropa

Thanks to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalism, the databases that made possible the Panama Papers are now open and available for download


Digiwhist: fighting corruption with open data on public procurement  in depth

Monday 05 February 2018 | Gian-Paolo Accardo
| VoxEurop

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.


Public integrity loses momentum  in depth

Friday 08 December 2017 | Gian-Paolo Accardo
| VoxEurop

According to the latest Index of public integrity freedom of the press and of trade is losing ground in most of the EU.