Combating corruption in Moldova: What can business do?

Monday 26 June, 2017
Start: Wednesday 28 June, 2017 - 09:30

On 28th of June, IDIS Viitorul, the International Center of Private Enterprises and the National Business Agenda organized a conference on ”Combating Corruption in Moldova: What Can Business Do?”.

One of the factors that amplifies the phenomenon of corruption is the inefficiency of Justice and the form of organization of the law enforcement agencies: “Justice is also affected by corruption. We are in the presence of a selective justice, which does not protect the economic agents from the abuses of civil servants … “, Veaceslav Ionita and Viorel Pârvan argue in the report presented at the event ” Corruption: The Most Profitable Moldovan Business “.

Also, at the event was presented the result of a survey conducted on 500 companies on the anticorruption topic. Thus, the result of the survey reveals the top institutions, which is more often paid unofficially: 31.1% of the respondents consider that the most is unofficially paid to the Public Health Center, followed by the Police (26.4%), the Customs Service 22.3%), Prosecutor’s Office (19.6%), Tax Inspectorate (18.2%).

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