Undoubtedly, effective assesses the establishment of the National Transparency Authority, as well as the other reforms aimed at reducing corruption, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (O.E.C.D.) report on the Greek Economy 2020 entitled “Recovery from COVID-19, boosting productivity, improving inclusiveness”, published on 22 July 2020.

The report examines the challenges facing the country, assesses short-term prospects, provides statistical information contained in diagrams and charts, and makes specific recommendations. The report specifically highlights the country’s progress in combating corruption, highlighting the steps taken to develop sectoral strategies in areas of high risk for the emergence of corruption (public works, environment, shipping, defence, public procurement and health).

The National Transparency Authority, participating on July 23rd in the technical seminar organised by the O.E.C.D. and the Council of Economic Experts, informed of the initiatives and actions it has already taken on the recommendations concerning the strengthening of the AFCOS office to combat fraud affecting the financial interests of the European Union, the regulation of influence activities (English:The term “lobbying”), and the incorporation of the Directive on the protection of persons reporting violations, seeking to create a strong legal and institutional framework for tackling corruption.

National Transparency Authority

The Governor

Angelos Binis