Combating corruption through transparency and impartiality.

This website provides information and tools for combating corruption.

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Corruption – what is it and what are its consequences?

About corruption

Test your workplace: do you unknowingly support corruption?

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Spot the warning signs

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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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News item 3.12.2018 9.00 provides information and tools for combating corruption

Welcome! Fighting corruption is everyone's responsibility, and it also works for everyone's benefit.

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Press release 27.3.2018 10.00

GRECO issues new recommendations to Finland to prevent and combat corruption

The Council of Europe's anticorruption body GRECO (Group of States against Corruption) has issued recommendations to Finland to prevent corruption among ministers, senior government officials and members of law enforcement agencies (the police and the Border Guard).

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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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