COUNCIL OF EUROPE – ALLEGATIONS OF CORRUPTION

The Council of Europe on 23rd April reported that an independent external investigation body has publishes its report into alleged corruption in the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) after 10 months of research looking into the conduct of members of the assembly.  It concluded there was “strong suspicion” that some former and current members were engaged “in activity of a corruptive nature”, related to Azerbaijan.  The investigation concluded that there was a lack of transparency in the assembly, and that there were conflicts of interests of some members and former members of PACE who dealt with Azerbaijan.

https://euobserver.com/institutional/141663

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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