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The Verkhovna Rada did not support the presidential bill concerning e-declaration of assets by anti-corruption activists. ... The Venice Commission stated that the requirements for the anti-corruption activists to submit e-declarations of assets should be completely removed from the relevant law or ...
"Unfortunately, the Verkhovna Rada has failed to pass a law cancelling e-declarations for anti-corruption activists before April 1," Radio Liberty's Ukrainian-language service quoted newly elected NAPC chief Oleksandr Manhul as saying at a briefing at midnight on April 1. "In this issue, NACP is on the side ...

Earlier, the G7 ambassadors urged the Verkhovna Rada to abolish the requirements obliging anti-corruption activists and international members of the supervisory boards of Ukrainian state-owned companies file electronic declarations. Brussels has repeatedly demanded that Ukraine abolish this norm, but ...
"Petro Poroshenko insists that the Verkhovna Rada and all its factions, without exception, must at last hear the arguments of the civil society, our partners, the head of state and take a responsible decision to abolish electronic declaration [requirement for anti-corruption activists]," the press service of the ...
The Venice Commission stated that the requirements for the anti-corruption activists to submit e-declarations of assets should be completely removed from the relevant law or significantly narrowed. On March 21, 2018, the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Prevention and Combating Corruption recommended that the ...
A number of foreign partners called it a "step back". The Venice Commission stated that the requirements for the anti-corruption activists to submit e-declarations of assets should be completely removed from the relevant law or significantly narrowed. On March 21, 2018, the Verkhovna Rada Committee on ...

"Petro Poroshenko insists that the Verkhovna Rada and all its factions, without exception, must at last hear the arguments of the civil society, our partners, the head of state and take a responsible decision to abolish electronic declaration [requirement for anti-corruption activists]," the press service of the ...
Civil society activists said the banking licence of the private bank Pilatus should be revoked by the Maltese financial regulator, after its chairman was arrested in the United States. Ali Sadr Hasheminejad is facing serious accusations of bank fraud and money laundering for having breached US sanctions ...
The Great 7 agreed with the conclusions and recommendations of the Venice Commission on e-declaration for anti-corruption activists and international members of the supervisory boards of state companies and urged Ukraine to comply with them. This was reported in Twitter by the Canadian Chair of the ...
"E-declaration requirements for anti-corruption activists and international SOE supervisory board members are not consistent with Ukraine's international obligations and best practices, negatively affect international assistance and obstruct the fight against corruption," the Twitter account of the Canadian ...
April 2011 at Delhi's iconic Jantar Mantar provided the occasion for a remarkable public negotiation over how best to tackle governmental corruption. The debate revolved around the Jan Lokpal (or ombudsman) legislation, drafted by the government in 2010, but criticised by anti-corruption activists as being ...
As a result of Russia's apparent use of a military-grade nerve agent in an attempted assassination on British soil, the UK government is expected to unveil the full suite of so-called 'Magnitsky' laws that anti-corruption activists have long campaigned for. Magnitsky was a Russian lawyer who died in custody ...
Much the same could be said about Romania; moreover, Romanian public opinion reached a certain awareness about how critical is to counteract this scourge, and how resolute anti-corruption activists must be. Furthermore, corruption and economic growth went well together. During the last two-three ...
What the presidential administration proposed was two draft laws that would rightly drop the declaration requirement for anti-corruption activists but, surprisingly, add additional reporting for all nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in Ukraine. How this is a good solution is anyone's guess. Experts on ...
Mr Putin was widely believed to be furious that American diplomats had wooed pro-democracy and anti-corruption activists, and to have concluded that Washington hoped to subvert his power. When Russia invaded Crimea early in 2014, and when a wider conflict erupted in Russian-speaking Ukrainian ...
Israeli anti-corruption activists are still being infiltrated to this day, with one secret agent coming forward and speaking out a rally last week. It is indeed business as usual. Recently, another lawyer was questioned for nine hours and told he was suspected of working with outside networks to leak information ...
Four anti-corruption activists have accused Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, of contradicting himself in the OPL 245. Malami had written to President Muhammadu Buhari stating that the case against accused persons in the sale of OPL 245 to Shell/Eni by Malabu Oil & Gas Ltd in 2011 ...

“Ukraine continues to see attacks against anti-corruption activists, NGOs and journalists exposing corruption,” says the 2017 report. The establishment of an independent anti-corruption court has also been delayed despite pressure from international and national stakeholders. “The same system is back,” ...
Malaysian police faced calls from anti-corruption activists to reopen probes into the incident, reported The Malaysian Insight. "He should explain the... transactions and show proof where the amounts were sourced," said Ms Cynthia Gabriel, executive director for the Centre to Combat Corruption and ...
Anti-corruption activists in countries such as Syria and Nigeria have unearthed a vast trove of assets in London linked to politicians and oligarchs in their home countries. But many of those doing the laundering are former Soviet citizens. “London has become the global center for laundering the money and ...
However, unless the bill is amended significantly in the second reading, Ukraine will receive just another useless kangaroo court instead of a genuine independent institution capable of jailing top officials, anti-corruption activists and independent lawyers say. Moreover, Poroshenko may opt for delaying the ...
It also revoked the citizenship of those who criticised the government, and subjugated civil society and anti-corruption activists to arbitrary travel bans and interrogations. This, in conjunction with the absence of a national strategy to fight corruption and an independent corruption agency, resulted in the ...
JAKARTA, NNC - Hundreds of employees of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) and anti-corruption activists are welcoming the arrival of KPK senior investigator Novel Baswedan at the KPK building on Thursday (2/22/2018). Banners and bouquets colored the welcoming of Novel's return.
Anti-corruption activists celebrated in 2016 when new laws forced public officials to publicly declare income and assets online. ... In December, only a last-minute campaign by anti-corruption activists backed by international pressure prevented political parties with ties to Poroshenko from neutering the ...
A section of anti-corruption activists has opposed the decision to unveil former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's portrait in the Assembly on Monday on grounds of “moral impropriety”.“Jayalalithaa was a convicted criminal. They cannot do [unveil her portrait in the Assembly] it. This is a form of impropriety,” ...
Malawi Civil Society Organisations (CSO's) and human rights activists have planned nationwide demonstrations later this month to demand explanation on how the government handled $5 million meant for development.Rights activist, Billy Mayaya told a press conference in the capital Lilongwe on ...
Anti-corruption activists have penned a letter to the Greek Prime Minister asking for Maria Efimova, who had provided information to slain journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, to be granted asylum in Greece. Efimova became a household name in Malta after it was found that she was one source who ...
The Anti-Corruption Coalition of Uganda has lauded the Inspectorate of Government for it's decision to probe the operations of Bank of Uganda. BOU governor not above the law -anti-graft activists. Info. Shopping. Tap to unmute. If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting your device. More videos.
Furthermore, it is crucial that Ukraine's plans to cancel the e-declaration requirements for anti-corruption activists, which likewise raise several serious human rights issues, are implemented as a matter of urgency, before April 1, 2018, the deadline for submission of the first declarations, according to the ...
That attracted criticism from anti-corruption activists who called for disclosure of the commitments made by the delisted jurisdictions. These engagements remain secret. The initial blacklist included 17 jurisdictions, but after one month eight were removed. They were Barbados, Grenada, South Korea, Macau ...
What the presidential administration proposed was two draft laws that would rightly drop the declaration requirement for anti-corruption activists but, surprisingly, add additional reporting for all nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in Ukraine. How this is a good solution is anyone's guess. Experts on ...
What the presidential administration proposed was two draft laws that would rightly drop the declaration requirement for anti-corruption activists but, surprisingly, add additional reporting for all nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in Ukraine. How this is a good solution is anyone's guess. Experts on ...
What the presidential administration proposed was two draft laws that would rightly drop the declaration requirement for anti-corruption activists but, surprisingly, add additional reporting for all nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in Ukraine. How this is a good solution is anyone's guess. Experts on ...
Anti-corruption activists describe graft as a social and ethical problem; whereby its fight requires changes in values, norms and behavioral patterns of society, which is usually a long and difficult process. Effectively overcoming challenges, therefore, calls for involvement of different actors in the fight against ...
Take the case of a group of anti-corruption activists, called the New Citizens' Movement. As China's president Xi Jinping declared the fight against corruption a centerpiece of his leadership, lawyers and activists jumped into action. They unfurled banners in public calling for government officials to publicly ...
“With a score of 30, Ukraine continues to see attacks against anti-corruption activists, NGOs and journalists exposing corruption. Smear campaigns, illegal inspections, lawsuits, harassment and beatings are all instruments sometimes used by the powerful elite against those who drive anti-corruption efforts.
JAKARTA, NNC - Hundreds of employees of the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) and anti-corruption activists are welcoming the arrival of KPK senior investigator Novel Baswedan at the KPK building on Thursday (2/22/2018). Banners and bouquets colored the welcoming of Novel's return.
And what we do know about him is thanks to the reporting of Russian journalists and anti-corruption activists. He is believed to be behind this Internet Research Agency - that organization which conducted social media campaigns in the U.S. from Russia. The other people on the list look like they are ...
Johannesburg - An "Ideas for action" document, compiled by British peer Lord Peter Hain and other anti-corruption activists, calls for an extradition treaty between South Africa and the United Arab Emirates. South African-born Hain said the UAE city of Dubai, which is also an emirate in the UAE, is the “main ...
“This day is a victory for those who fight relentlessly against corruption‚” William Bourdon‚ chairman of the PPLAAF, said. “Whistleblowers and anti-corruption activists‚ working in the light or in the shade‚ are the true heroes of this historical day. “But true justice will only be achieved when those responsible ...
His extensive business dealings with the Russian Defense Ministry have been criticized by anti-corruption activists in Russia, including opposition leader Alexei Navalny. His Anti-Corruption Foundation investigated Prigozhin, calculating that he has received roughly $3 billion in Russian government ...
Ukraine's authorities are attempting to clear the name of Yuriy Boyko, the former energy minister and leader of the Opposition Bloc in parliament, so that he can aid them in upcoming elections, anti-corruption activists have claimed. Sergii Leshchenko, a reformist lawmaker and a fierce critic of the President ...
Anti-corruption activists celebrated in 2016 when new laws forced public officials to publicly declare income and assets online. ... In December, only a last-minute campaign by anti-corruption activists backed by international pressure prevented political parties with ties to Poroshenko from neutering the ...
Saakashvili and an ongoing crusade against anti-corruption activists and journalists just happen to be the first line of attack by a president who is terrified by the collapse of his ratings and diminishing chances at reelection. Diane Francis, Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council and Editor at Large ...
The subject at hand was a reform effort directed at Dominion Energy Virginia, a longtime foe of state consumer advocates, anti-corruption activists and environmentalists. Dominion had already used its considerable influence to kill off two bills in the state Senate that were designed to bring the state ...
A section of anti-corruption activists has opposed the decision to unveil former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa's portrait in the Assembly on Monday on grounds of “moral impropriety”.“Jayalalithaa was a convicted criminal. They cannot do [unveil her portrait in the Assembly] it. This is a form of impropriety,” ...
The verdict was applauded by many anti-corruption activists, according to The New York Times. After Monday's decision, Lee can now return to his multiple corporate roles, including as director of the flagship Samsung Electronics. Lee's corruption case is linked to the one that led to President Park ...
A recent editorial in the Kyiv Post described him as "the king of the corrupt and kleptocratic oligarchy" and "a persecutor of his political foes and anti-corruption activists." Ukrainian and Austrian prosecutors declined to comment for this story. A spokesman for the president said he did not own, directly or ...
This last session included multiple short speeches by anti-corruption activists from organizations including End Citizens United, Take Back Our Republic and Issue One. Republican Representative for Wisconsin Michael Gallagher and Democrat Representative for Hawaii Tulsi Gabbard spoke the closing ...
The verdict was applauded by many anti-corruption activists, according to The New York Times. After Monday's decision, Lee can now return to his multiple corporate roles, including as director of the flagship Samsung Electronics. Lee's corruption case is linked to the one that led to President Park ...


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