Corruption in Kosovo

According To Several public surveys in Kosovo and reports from Such institutions as the European Commission , levels of Corruption and Impunity Among politicians are high. [1]Transparency International’s 2016 Corruption Perception Index ranks the country 95th place out of 176 countries. [2]

Dynamics

The European Commission reports that electoral fraud persists in Kosovo, representing serious shortcomings in the electoral process. Transparency International Global Corruption Barometer 2013 points out that political parties are considered the second most corrupt institution in Kosovo by a significant number of households, second only to the judiciary. [3]

Corruption is considered the largest obstacle to doing business in Kosovo, and businesses frequently resort to bribes when interacting with public officials. Sectors such as customs, manufacturing, electricity, gas and water supply are most affected by corruption. There are a number of burdensome and costly procedures for obtaining business licenses and permits, these leads to increased opportunities for corruption. [4]

See also

  • Crime in Kosovo

References

  1. Jump up^ “Communication Commission on a Stabilization and Association Agreement between the European Union and Kosovo” (PDF) . The European Commission . Retrieved 6 February 2014 .
  2. Jump up^ “Corruption Perception Index 2016” .
  3. Jump up^ “Communication Commission on a Stabilization and Association Agreement between the European Union and Kosovo” (PDF) . The European Commission . Retrieved 6 February 2014 .
  4. Jump up^ “Kosovo Corruption Profile” . Business Anti-Corruption Portal . Retrieved 14 July 2015 .

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