In its February 2014 report, the European Commission provides a clear picture of the situation in each Member State: measures in place, outstanding issues, policies that are working and areas that could be improved.
The report shows that the nature and scope of corruption varies from one Member State to another and that the effectiveness of anti-corruption policies is quite different. It also shows that corruption deserves greater attention in all EU Member States.
Read here the European Commission’s EU anti-corruption report
Labour unions fight against corruption because it steals money which could be used for improving public services and education; it delegitimises the state and often supports the existence of anti-union elites.
PSI organised an anti-corruption event at the International Labour Conference last year in Geneva, listen to the the news report available on RadioLabour.