Corruption Perceptions Index 2018

Rank

64 / 180

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A country's rank indicates its position relative to the other countries in the index. Learn more.

Score

46 / 100

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A country or territory’s score indicates the perceived level of public sector corruption on a scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean). Learn more.

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Western Europe and EU: stagnating anti-corruption efforts and weakening democratic institutions

With an average regional score of 66 out of 100, Western Europe and the EU are doing far better than other parts of the globe. However, for a region that prides itself on some of the most robust integrity systems in the world, the patchwork of partially overlapping national and EU-level integrity systems presents its own problems and still has a long way to go to tackle corruption effectively.

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Populism and corruption

International Anti-Corruption Day 2018: The power of people’s pressure

Across the world, Transparency International chapters work hard to help the public become involved and engaged in the fight against corruption.

Hungarian Officials Must Extradite Former Macedonian Prime Minister

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Financial incentives for whistleblowers

Risky business: Europe’s golden visa programmes

Are EU Member States accepting too much risk in their investor migration schemes?

EU member states in race to the bottom to sell Golden Visas to the super-rich

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Whistleblowing protection in Romania and Hungary

Media Advisory: Report on ‘Golden Visas’ corruption risks to EU published 10 October

Is Hungary’s assault on the rule of law fuelling corruption?

In June 2018, Hungary’s parliament passed a series of laws that criminalise any individual or group that offers help to an illegal immigrant. The laws continued worrying trends in the public arena that began with the rise to power of the Fidesz party in 2010. What are these trends, and what do they mean for the fight against corruption and the rule of law in Hungary?

Europe and Central Asia: More civil engagement needed (Part II)

As follow-up to the regional analysis of Eastern Europe and Central Asia, additional examples from Albania, Kosovo and Georgia highlight the need for more progress in anti-corruption efforts in these countries and across the region.

Europe and Central Asia: more civil engagement needed (Part I)

In 2017, authoritarianism rose across Eastern and South East Europe, hindering anti-corruption efforts and threatening civil liberties. Across the region, civil society organisations and independent media experienced challenges in their ability to monitor and criticise decision-makers

Council of Europe must act on Azerbaijan reputational laundering, including sanctioning the corrupt

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