Corruption and Bribes in the German Public Sector. A long lasting Challenge and the Efforts to win it
Corruption and Bribes in the German Publica Sector. A long lasting Challenge and the Efforts to win it
The contributions aims at describing the current German provisions against corruption in the public sector. Besides, it summarizes recent relevant cases of bribery involving public economic companies, as well as holders of representative mandates in German parliamentary assemblies. In its last part, the article describes current actions and initiatives enacted by German institutions in order to implement a more effective opposition to corruption phenomena, and recalls suggestions from non governmental organizations aimed at underlining the weak points of the current regulation and to overcome them in the next future.
Keywords: Germany; Political corruption; Bribery; Legislation; Transparency international.
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