Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for home affairs, has launched a package introducing the future anti-corruption policy of the Union last week. Find her commentary here:
This is the result of a 16 year-long process. For an overview of the developments in the anti-corruption area at EU-level, see here:
1995 Transparency International‘s first memorandum on ´The fight against international corruption: what the European Union can do’ (see here)
1997 European Commission’s first comprehensive policy paper “A Union Policy against Corruption” [COM (97) 192]
1998 European Parliament adopts the BONTEMPI Report on combating corruption (see here)
1999 Transparency International‘s second memorandum on ´Fighting corruption: what remains to be done at EU level` (see here)
2003 European Commission Communication on a ´A comprehensive EU policy against corruption [COM(2003) 317]
2003 European Parliament RUTELLI Report (see here)
2010 European Parliament MACOVEI/ BUSUTIL Written Declaration on the Union’s efforts in combating corruption (see here)
2011 European Commission Communication on ´Fighting corruption in the EU` (see here)
More details will follow from our side!
Dr. Janina Berg, EU Policy & Legal Officer at the Transparency International Liaison Office to the EU.