Corruption Perceptions Index 2019

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Corruption Perceptions Index 2018

Corruption Perceptions Index 2018



We created a playful study material on the topic of whistleblowing for schools

Transparency International Estonia prepared study material for schools to introduce the topic of whistleblowing through Values Games. The study material is intended for Grades 6-12 and it can be downloaded free of charge from TI Estonia’s website in both Estonian and Russian. “In order for young people to understand that we all have a role to play in shaping the environment around us, young...

TI Estonia published a handbook on participatory budgeting for schools

During the last academic year, four schools across Estonia conducted participatory budgeting in cooperation with the NGO Transparency International Estonia and The Estonian Cooperation Assembly. By now, guidance material for conducting the process independently has been completed, and schools are expected to join with the project this autumn. Participatory budgeting is an initiative in which a...

Transparency International Global Corruption Barometer: business executives are considered the most corrupt in Estonia

According to the Transparency International Global Corruption Barometer, Estonian residents are most likely to consider business executives (24%) to be corrupt, followed by members of parliament (17%) and bankers (17%). Slightly less than half of the respondents (46%) think the government is run by a few big interests votes. Compared to the situation five years ago, the dishonest behaviour of...

TI Estonia: reports had raised broader questions on the use of public funds by the ex-prime minister Jüri Ratas

Riigikogu speaker Jüri Ratas (Center) appeared on ETV news show "Aktuaalne kaamera" (AK) Friday night, denying he had misused public funds during his time as prime minister. Speaking to AK, Ratas said he had: "Only used these funds to cover public and prime ministerial work." The interview followed an article in investigative weekly Eesti Ekspress earlier this week, that claimed that a four-day...

TI Estonia: Estonia’s stagnant score on Corruption Perceptions Index requires long-term plan to root out political corruption

Estonia has improved its result by only one point in Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) 2020, placing it on the 17th place with 75 points. The Corruption Perceptions Index analyses the extent of corruption in the public sector and policymaking, as perceived by external experts and the business community. The findings are interpreted on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0...

TI Estonia: the fact that within 24 hours the corruption scandal of Keskerakond was forgotten and got invited to form a coalition, shows that we are not exactly where we're supposed to be in terms of political culture

Watch "AK. Nädal": Is the new government normalizing corruption? on ERR. The Reform Party started coalition negotiation with the Center Party a day after the party resigned due to corruption allegations. ETV's weekly current affairs show "AK. Nädal" looked at whether the Reform Party is normalizing corruption when forming the new government and what it will mean for the new government. Elmar Sepp...