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News item 21.1.2020 16.53

Anti-corruption cooperation network expands

New members have been appointed to the anti-corruption cooperation network. The new member organisations that have joined the cooperation network are the Finnish Defence Forces, the Prime Minister's Office and the Finnish Centre for Integrity in Sports (FINCIS).

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Press release 7.6.2021 15.30

Study finds connection between corruption and money laundering in Nordic countries

Operators based in the Nordic countries can be taken advantage of in money laundering related to corruption, even though open corruption, such as bribery, is relatively rare in the Nordic countries. This is the conclusion of a recent study conducted by the Police University College on the connection between corruption and money laundering in the Nordic countries.

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Press release 6.11.2017 12.35

Minister of Justice Antti Häkkänen: Corruption is one of the worst enemies of democracy, sustainable development and market economy

“Corruption is one of the worst enemies of democracy, sustainable development and market economy. Corruption jeopardises the safety of societies, weakens democracy, increases inequalities, slows down economic development, and erodes the rule of law,” said Minister of Justice Antti Häkkänen when speaking at the Conference of the States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption in Vienna today.

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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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