Fraud and corruption is systemic in the global monetary system, and the mountains of evidence are found in governments and banks in all regions of Earth. Institutions have violated the public’s Trust and are untrustworthy. Fundamental and systemic changes are needed to nurture personal sovereignty, thus each individual are fully responsible for his/her actions. “National interest”, “Following orders” and “Just doing my job” are not protected.
Killing and stealing with impunity must end. ~Ron
EU Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem has presented a full report on the problem:
64% of British respondents said they believed corruption to be widespread in the UK, while the EU average was 74% on that question.
“The political commitment to really root out corruption seems to be missing” -Cecilia Malmstroem EU Home Affairs Commissioner
The European Commission highlighted that:
- Public procurement (public bodies buying goods and services) forms about one-fifth of the EU’s total output (GDP) and is vulnerable to corruption, so better controls and integrity standards are needed
- Corruption risks are generally greater at local and regional level
- Many shortcomings remain in financing of political parties – often codes of conduct are not tough enough
- Often the existing rules on conflicts of interest are inadequately enforced
- The quality of corruption investigations varies widely across the EU
Read more: bbc.co.uk