local municipalities

18.06
2015

3 arrested in Jõhvi municipality corruption case

KaPo, the Internal Security Service, has arrested a Jõhvi councilman, a former local politician and a businessman accused of rigging state procurements, bribery and influence peddling.


Project has ended

Public Ethics Benchmarking

A successful democract is based on the public's trust, the public in turn trusts a governance based on strong ethical principles. The methodology and tools for this project have been developed by the Council of Europe and such projects have previously been carried out in Spain, Romania, Moldova and Ukraine.

The goals of the benchmarking:

  • Assessment and improvement of public ethics in local municipalities

  • Impact assessment of the improvement of public ethics in local municipalities