European Union The talks initiated in 2016 on a compulsory transparency register for interest representatives at European level resumed on 16 June. Whereas the Council of the EU and the European Parliament had previously refused to restrict their meetings solely to lobbyists on the register, the negotiations now seem...
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and development After the Council of Europe and the Financial Action Task Force, the OECD has also published a policy brief on strengthening public integrity during the Covid-19 crisis. The guidelines assess the main risks associated with the health context (corruption, fraud, price gouging, irregularities...
The Network for Integrity aims to develop an international culture of integrity, transparency and ethics in public life. With the current declining trust in government and democracy in general,...
The network key figures
The Network for Integrity has an international dimension. It brings together institutions that share common values and missions related to transparency, ethics and integrity of public officials.
"The world doesn't change by itself. If we want a fairer world we have to actively take part in it."
"Without strong watchdog institutions, impunity becomes the very foundation upon which systems of corruption are built."
"People should be conscious that they can change a corrupt system."
"The corruption of the best things gives rise to the worst."
« If corruption is a disease, transparency is a central part of its treatment. »
“A lack of transparency results in distrust and a deep sense of insecurity.”
"A lack of transparency fuels corruption, a corrosive force that hits the poor and the vulnerable the hardest."
"Open government means acknowledging that we can no longer make decisions apart from the citizenry."
"Taking action means saying ‘no’ to indifference. If there is a war to be waged, it is the war against the indifference which is eating away at our societies."
« Integrity, transparency and the fight against corruption have to be part of the culture. They have to be taught as fundamental values. »