EVENT REPORT: Ensuring Integrity in REDD+ and Forest Climate Finance

On 12 October 2016, Transparency International EU organised a debate on illegal logging and corruption in the forestry sector, focusing in particular on the REDD+ initiative aimed at Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation: Ensuring integrity in REDD+ and …

Posted 26 Oct 2016 LATEST POST No Comments

EU Climate Finance

BBC Wise

We need to talk about MEPs’ expenses

Over the years we have seen a number of MEPs getting into trouble over the use of their expenses. Former Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Peter Skinner was sentenced to a four-year jail sentence for fraudulently claiming about €120,000 …

Posted 14 Oct 2016 No Comments

Ethics in EU Institutions

SDG 16

We must end corruption for a sustainable future

At the heart of most global challenges lies one problem: corruption. Poverty, climate change, hunger, inequality and conflict are all fuelled to varying degrees by corruption. In the poorest countries, one out of every two people has paid a bribe …

Posted 13 Oct 2016 No Comments

EU Development

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