Conflict of Interest
The National Agency for Integrity (ANI), in the first quarter of 2021, issued six integrity warnings to prevent conflicts of interest in connection with public procurement procedures amounting to approximately 3.2 million euros.
Ljubljana – The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has admitted an application against Slovenia over an alleged violation of the right to a fair hearing. The case concerns Constitutional Court judge Rok Čeferin’s failure to exclude himself from a case, the STA has learnt from the State Attorney’s Office.
A judge has recused himself from the case against a prominent Turkish press freedoms lawyer on trial for criticizing the Turkish justice system on the day a verdict was due.
Turkey's capital markets regulator decided on July 15 to cancel a partial suspension of a directive related to insider trading, saying "speculation and negative perceptions" of the move would have prevented the decision having its desired effect.
President Klaus Iohannis has called on Parliament to reexamine a law supplementing Law 176/2010 on integrity in the discharge of public duties, amending and supplementing Law 144/2007 on the establishment, organisation and operation of the National Integrity Agency (ANI).
Journalists should always adopt the stance of "first the public interest, then the institution's interest, then personal interest." The main function of journalism is to defend the interest of the entire society, the entire public.