Corruption Perceptions Index 2018

Rank

36 / 180

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

Score

60 / 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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Why corruption matters in the EU elections

What voters should know as they head to the polls.

Historic day for whistleblowers as EU agrees pathbreaking legislation

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.

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

Proposed “transparency” legislation in Poland must be rethought and revised

Corruption and inequality: how populists mislead people

Corruption and social inequality are indeed closely related and provide a source for popular discontent. Yet, the track record of populist leaders in tackling this problem is dismal.

Exporting corruption, progress report 2015: assessing enforcement of the OECD Convention

Exportar corrupción: reporte de avance 2015: evaluación de la aplicación de la Convención OCDE

Lobbying in Europe: hidden influence, privileged access

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Stefan Batory Foundation

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Grzegorz Makowski
Program Director (Public Integrity Program)

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