Greece ranks 58th in Corruption Perception index
n its annual Corruption Perception Index for 2015, the Transparency International NGO has ranked Greece 58th out of 168 countries included in the report.
Greece specifically scored a 46 in 2015’s index, which puts it above neighbors Italy and Turkey, but bellow countries such as Georgia and Costa Rica. The performance for 2015 marked minor improvement over previous readings (43 in 2014, 40 in 2013 and 36 in 2012).
Northern European countries, such as Denmark, Finland and Sweden, have topped the list for 2015, however the NGO argues that “just because a country has a clean public sector at home, doesn’t mean it isn’t linked to corruption elsewhere” and notes how bribery abroad is a major problem.
You may be interested
Greek President reiterates call for German WWII reparationsmakis - Aug 17, 2017
Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos renewed the demand for war reparations from Germany owed to Greece from the time when the…
Man who rented van in Barcelona terrorist attackmakis - Aug 17, 2017
A photo of a man who reportedly rented the white van that plowed into people in Barcelona in a terroristb…
A Greek woman and her 2 children among injured in Barcelona terrorist attackmakis - Aug 17, 2017
A Greek woman and her two children are among those injured in the terrorist attack in Barcelona on Thursday, according…