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Section: Transparency International (Germany)

    Persecution of anti-corruption activists must stop in Ukraine
    Nov14

    Persecution of anti-corruption activists must stop in Ukraine

    Following an escalation of attacks, Transparency International and its chapter in Ukraine are calling on the authorities to protect civil society from the abuse, including physical beatings, that activists are facing. During the past few months, two anti-corruption activists from the city of Kharkiv that work on investigations with Transparency...

    Ukraine must create an independent anti-corruption court
    Sep21

    Ukraine must create an independent anti-corruption court

    Transparency International calls on the Ukrainian authorities to create an independent anti-corruption court as part of Ukraine’s legal obligations and its commitments to the EU and the International Monetary Fund. Only this will strengthen the country’s efforts to fight corruption. Ukraine’s President Poroshenko has stated that...

    Ukrainian authorities must publish anti-corruption case proceedings and stop harassing civil society
    Jul20

    Ukrainian authorities must publish anti-corruption case proceedings and stop harassing civil society

    Transparency International, the anti-corruption movement, is calling on the Ukrainian parliament to push for the publication of the court process that led to the confiscation of US$1.5 billion in stolen assets in order to ensure it cannot be challenged and the ruling over-turned. At the same time, Transparency International is concerned that its...

    TI Ukraine opposes creation of anti-corruption chambers instead of independent anti-corruption court
    Jul17

    TI Ukraine opposes creation of anti-corruption chambers instead of independent anti-corruption court

    Transparency International Ukraine strongly opposes the creation of anti-corruption chambers under existing courts. Ukraine is in need of an independent anti-corruption court. The chapter of the global network is certain that there are no good alternatives to the High Anti-Corruption Court and the system of independent anti- corruption courts in...

    Proposed amendments to a law that targets Ukrainian anti-corruption groups must be abolished
    Mar28

    Proposed amendments to a law that targets Ukrainian anti-corruption groups must be abolished

    Transparency International and its chapter in Ukraine call on Ukrainian authorities to abolish controversial amendments to the Law on Prevention of Corruption that appear designed to intimidate and target anti-corruption activists. The amendments would make it mandatory for leaders of anti-corruption groups to submit e-declarations of their...

    Ukraine must block measures that undermine the fight against corruption
    Mar01

    Ukraine must block measures that undermine the fight against corruption

    The integrity and work of the National Anticorruption Bureau (NABU) in Ukraine will be put in jeopardy if the process to appoint an independent auditor is manipulated, according to Transparency International, the global anti-corruption movement. It is calling on the government to ensure that only the most qualified, independent candidates are...

    Ukraine’s General Prosecutor’s Office must stand up to political pressure
    Jan19

    Ukraine’s General Prosecutor’s Office must stand up to political pressure

    Allegations that Ukraine’s General Prosecutor’s Office abuses its power and has helped an alleged criminal keep stolen assets show much more must be done to clean up this important institution if the country is to effectively combat systemic corruption and put an end to an ugly legacy of theft by public officials and other elites. The...

    Transparency International welcomes the completion of first round of e-declarations in Ukraine
    Nov07

    Transparency International welcomes the completion of first round of e-declarations in Ukraine

    Transparency International, the global anti-corruption movement and its partner in Ukraine, welcome the completion of the first step in providing the Ukrainian people with a public electronic register of the assets of politicians and senior civil servants, including those of President Petro Poroshenko. Transparency International now calls for the...

    Investigation into corruption of the Yanukovych regime  has yielded no results
    Aug18

    Investigation into corruption of the Yanukovych regime has yielded no results

    In March 2014 the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine opened the first criminal proceeding against the fugitive former president Viktor Yanukovych and other figures in the corrupt regime (former government officials, businessmen, etc.) a.k.a. “The Family”. To date, not a single member of the regime has been brought to justice. The key...

    Ukraine must certify e-declaration anti-corruption tool to make it effective
    Aug16

    Ukraine must certify e-declaration anti-corruption tool to make it effective

    Transparency International is concerned that Ukraine has introduced a new e-declaration system to fight corruption but without the necessary security certification, which means it cannot formally be used to prosecute public officials who falsely report their assets and interests. “President Poroshenko promised that the e-declaration system would...

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