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Switzerland must fall into line regarding the transparency of political funding

26 August 2016

In a report published on 25 August, GRECO, the Council of Europe’s anti-corruption group, states that Switzerland has achieved real progress in implementing the group’s recommendations on incriminations.

However, GRECO expresses regret that the federal government is maintaining its position of not legislating on the transparency of party and election campaign funding.

The report concludes that Switzerland has satisfactorily implemented five out of eleven recommendations, namely all those relating to incriminations, but not a single one on the transparency of political funding.

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