Moldova’s government voted down, EU sees ‘worrying signals’ for the reform

By |november 12th, 2019|corruption, Federica Mogherini, Igor Dodon, judicial reform, Maia Sandu, Moldova, News|

Moldova’s government was brought down by a no-confidence vote on Tuesday (12 November), threatening more instability just five months after pro-Western Prime Minister Maia Sandu took office promising to fight corruption.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Moldova’s government voted down, EU sees ‘worrying signals’ for the reform

Bulgarian dissident takes stock of 30 years of ‘criminal’ transition

By |november 8th, 2019|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, corruption, fall of the Berlin Wall, News|

Petar Boyadjiev, a Bulgarian dissident and political refugee living in France, has talked to EURACTIV Bulgaria about his “disgust” with people in power in his native country, who he says waste or misappropriate EU funds instead of using them to the benefit of society.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Bulgarian dissident takes stock of 30 years of ‘criminal’ transition

Bulgaria president rejects appointment of new chief prosecutor

By |november 8th, 2019|Boyko Borissov, Bulgarian elections, corruption, judicial reform, News, Rumen Radev|

Bulgaria's President Rumen Radev refused on Thursday (7 November) to approve the appointment of the sole candidate for the post chief prosecutor, whose nomination recently sparked a series of street protests.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Bulgaria president rejects appointment of new chief prosecutor

Bulgaria appoints new chief prosecutor amid protests

By |oktober 25th, 2019|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Cooperation and Verification Mechanism, corruption, CVM, Ivan Geshev, Jean-Claude Juncker, justice reform, mafia, News, Rumen Radev, Sotir Tsatsarov|

Bulgaria on Thursday (24 October) appointed a new chief prosecutor despite months-long protests against the sole nominee for the post. After an all-day hearing, the 25-member Supreme Judicial Council, the country’s top judicial body, voted in Ivan Geshev for a...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Bulgaria appoints new chief prosecutor amid protests

Zelenskiy embarrassed by corruption scandal

By |oktober 24th, 2019|corruption, News, Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy urged on Wednesday (23 October) members of parliament's Finance Committee, including from his own party, to take a polygraph test in the wake of bribery allegations.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Zelenskiy embarrassed by corruption scandal

Ukrainina oligarch linked to Zelenskiy suffers blow in London court

By |oktober 16th, 2019|corruption, News, oligarchs, Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskiy|

Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy hardly expected to become a protagonist in a possible impeachment of his US colleague Donald Trump. On top of that, his name has now also appeared in the press in relation to a London court case of possible financial malpractice involving billions of dollars. 

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ukrainina oligarch linked to Zelenskiy suffers blow in London court

Romania’s government hurries to place a Commissioner before no-confidence vote

By |oktober 2nd, 2019|corruption, Dan Nica, Gabriela Ciot, News, PSD, Romania, Romania elections, Viorica Dancila, Von der Leyen Commission|

Romania's centrist opposition is seeking to topple the government in a parliamentary no-confidence vote next week, one year ahead of a general election, the National Liberal Party (PNL) said on Tuesday (1 October).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Romania’s government hurries to place a Commissioner before no-confidence vote

Romania’s government hurries to place a Commissioner before no-confidence vote

By |oktober 2nd, 2019|corruption, Dan Nica, Gabriela Ciot, News, PSD, Romania, Romania elections, Viorica Dancila, Von der Leyen Commission|

Romania's centrist opposition is seeking to topple the government in a parliamentary no-confidence vote next week, one year ahead of a general election, the National Liberal Party (PNL) said on Tuesday (1 October).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Romania’s government hurries to place a Commissioner before no-confidence vote

Reynders, Belgium’s pick for EU Commission, faces new graft accusation

By |oktober 2nd, 2019|corruption, Didier Reynders, News, Von der Leyen Commission|

Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders faced new corruption allegations on Tuesday (1 October), days after a prosecutor dropped an inquiry into money-laundering allegations against him by the same man.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Reynders, Belgium’s pick for EU Commission, faces new graft accusation

Corruption in Romania: a European affair

By |september 30th, 2019|civil society, Cooperation and Verification Mechanism, corruption, CVM, Laura Codruta Kovesi, News, Romania, Schengen|

The situation in Romania is partly hopeful: numerous civic movements have emerged in the country and an outstanding anti-corruption movement is growing in the society, especially among the young generations, write Elena Denisa Petrescu and Yannis Karam...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Corruption in Romania: a European affair