The annual report of the National Transparency Authority provides objective and comprehensive information on all the activities of the Authority, which were carried out during 2020, as well as the actions included in its operational planning for the following year. The report is provided for in article 85(5) of Law 4622/20191and is a key tool for accountability and control of the Authority’s action. It is submitted by the Governor of the Authority, after approval by the Management Board, to theSpeaker of Parliament and to the relevant Committee on Institutions and Transparency, in order to be discussed inaccordance with the Standing Orders of the Parliament. It is published in a relevant edition of the National Printing House and is posted on the Authority’s website.
The COVID-19 pandemic has now caused disruption to the personal, professional and family life of all of us, in Greece and around the world.
I am well aware that all the employees of the NTA have had to adjust their daily pace, their personal lives and the way in which the responsibilities that everyone has assumed at both personal and professional level are handled.
With a view to protecting the health and safety of all of us, with ingenuity and methodical work, we managed in just a few 24 hours to transform the way we work...Continue
For the first time, a single and independent authority has been established in Greece, which has the necessary guarantees of independence and impartiality, in accordance with good international practices and the requirements of international law
The Authority has as its task the design and implementation of a framework of coherent policies both to identify and repress acts of corruption and to prevent and deter them
None of the controls stops. All audits carried out continue and the audit mechanism is strengthened by an extended framework of competence. For the first time, extensive control powers are also provided for private sector
The Authority is structured on three key pillars, introducing for the first time in Greece an integrated organizational and operational model of innovative actions and practices to enhance transparency