Local government and healthcare services are “champions” of corruption
The “champions” of corruption in Greece appear to be located in local government, healthcare and the public sector, according…
The “champions” of corruption in Greece appear to be located in local government, healthcare and the public sector, according to a survey published by Transparency International-Greece.
Transparency International-Greece received over 600 complaints from citizens regarding instances of corruption in the past year. The main areas of corruption are in local government (12%), healthcare (11%), public sector (9.5%), private sector (9%), education (8%) and commerce (6.7%).
Furthermore, the report shows that:
- 46% of complaints were filed by victims and 39% by witnesses
- 85% of complaints were filed by single individuals
- 38% of complaints were referred to other authority/service
- 24% of complaints were informed on how and were to address complaints
- 21% of complaints were filed in Attica and 12% in Central Macedonia
- 59% of complaints were filed via telephone and 33% via email.
In order to celebrate one year of operations, Transparency International-Greece has organized a street event in Monastiraki for Saturday, which is set to take place between noon and 5pm.