Finland has improved its position in the Transparency International’s corruption perceptions index: Finland is now the second least corrupted country together with Denmark. Only New Zeland tops the two Nordic countries in the index.
Last year Finland was in fourth place.
“2011 saw the movement for greater transparency take on irresistible momentum, as citizens around the world demand accountability from their governments. High-scoring countries show that over time efforts to improve transparency can, if sustained, be successful and benefit their people,” said Transparency International Managing Director, Cobus de Swardt.
Transparency International is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption
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