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 LATEST POST 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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SDG Watch Europe launch: civil society groups join forces to push for a sustainable future

Event Launch: 13 October from 18:00 to 20:30 at the North Rhine-Westphalia Representation First Vice President Frans Timmermans will provide the opening remarks. Brussels, 13 October 2016 – Seventy-five diverse civil society organisations have today joined forces to formally launch SDG …

Posted 12 Oct 2016 No Comments

EU Anti-Corruption, EU Development

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