Political corruption

Oracle Romania Country leader Mindrutescu accused of bribe taking worth over 800,000 euro

Country leader of Oracle Romania Sorin Mindrutescu is accused by the National Anticorruption Directorate (DNA) of bribe taking worth 869,413 euro from the representatives of some companies in the IT area, in return for making available favorable offers on the products marketed by Oracle, for the respective companies to participate in public tenders organized by various state institutions or wit

The EU Has Failed to Europeanize the Balkans

Hence, we did not only aim to "fill a gap in the field"  - no such volume existed at the time ­ but to above all provide comprehensive empirical analysis that would possibly serve both practitioners engaged with, and in, the region, and academics alike.

This is how Balkanizing Europeanization: Fight against Corruption and Regional Relations in the Western Balkans came about.

CoE spokesperson says GRECO mentions classified protocols in its report on Romania

The Council of Europe's Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) mentions the classified protocols concluded between the General Prosecutor's Office and the Romanian Intelligence Service in the compliance report on Romania released on Tuesday, a CoE spokesperson told AGERPRES on Tuesday, in response to a statement by Chairman of the Romanian Senate Calin Popescu-Tariceanu.

Top Bosnian Judicial Official Faces Disciplinary Probe

The Office of the Disciplinary Prosecutor, UDT, of the High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina, HJPC, on Friday filed a disciplinary action against Milan Tegeltija, president of the HJPC, for "a serious violation of official duty, jeopardizing public trust in the impartiality and credibility of the judiciary".