ICJ presents its views on corruption and the rule of law in Europe
The ICJ presented its views on corruption and the rule of law at a hearing of the Legal Affairs and Human Rights Committee of PACE, on 19 March.
The ICJ presentation, supported by a written submission, addressed in particular the importance of a strong and independent judiciary in combating corruption, and the need to prevent judicial corruption through legislative, organisational and educational measures that promote and support an independent and impartial judiciary.
The hearing, before the Legal Affairs and Human Rights Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, was in preparation for a report by the Committee on Corruption as a threat to the Rule of Law in Europe.
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