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The Whistleblower Act applies to many actors and promotes a more transparent organisational culture.

What is the Whistleblower Act?

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News item 12.4.2022 17.12

Finland signs the UNCAC Review Transparency Pledge

Transparency and civil society participation play a key role in anti-corruption.

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Speech 13.12.2021 18.00

Pre-recorded statement by the Minister of Justice Anna-Maja Henriksson at the ninth session of the Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption in Egypt 13.12.2021

Mr President, Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates,

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Corruption – what is it and what are its consequences?

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Do the right thing – good practices at work

How to get started in anti-corruption work? These tips will help your organisation combat corruption.

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Anti-corruption strategy

Finland needs a long-term strategy to ensure that anti-corruption measures are consistent and focused and that the participants are committed to the work. The goal must be a society where corruption cannot take hold or go unnoticed.

The draft anti-corruption strategy contains an overview of the current situation and defines ambitious yet necessary objectives.

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Frequently asked questions

How is corruption defined? How much of it is there in Finland – and how is it being prevented?

Is corruption always the work of business operators and public officials, or could anyone find themselves involved in it? What kind of punishments are imposed for corruption?

Here, you can find answers to the most common questions concerning corruption.

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Do you suspect corruption? Here’s how to report it

There is no designated anti-corruption agency in Finland, but many authorities accept and process reports on different kinds of malpractices. If you suspect that an offence has been committed, you should contact the police. Every organisation should have guidelines establishing the procedure to follow if an employee suspects or detects malpractice.

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Combating corruption through transparency and impartiality.

This website provides information and tools for combating corruption.

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