Netherlands 2012

Filed under - Surveys

Published by Transparency International Netherlands on 14 May 2012

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Even though the Netherlands is frequently considered to be a corruption-free society in the eyes of international business, there are signs of a lack of transparency, of integrity, of accountability even here, as recent examples in this study for sectors as different as real estate, education and public procurement show.

Transparency International highly welcomes that public tolerance for integrity breaches has been reduced. This is in line with a more general trend towards condemning corruption in the different sectors of society. This NIS aims to give a holistic view of the whole national integrity system, and encompasses the evaluation of a broad range of institutions. This is at the expense of a very detailed assessment of specific aspects of the anti-corruption system.

New in this study is the use of a system approach as a method for analysing the vulnerability to corruption. This approach makes it possible to recognise patterns in the interactions between the different sectors of society. It shows how correction mechanism between the pillars and within the pillars of Dutch society are changing.

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Country / Territory - Netherlands   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Access to information   |   Accountability   |   Civil society   |   Governance   |   Judiciary   |   Law enforcement   |   Politics and government   |   Public services   |   Surveys   

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