Rule of Law : Fighting corruption (2 videos)

Corruption is a major factor hindering the economic development of the Western Balkans. The anti-corruption fight is one of the key conditions for all countries aspiring to become EU members. This report follows the situation in Belgium and how corruption can be dismantled.

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  • Country: Belgium
  • Town: Brussels
  • Type: Feature story
  • Standard: pal
  • Aspect ratio: 4:3
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  • Talking head: English, French
  • Commentary language: International
  • Video Copyright: This media is free for use in editorial broadcast, webcast, print, online & radio reports.

Corruption is a major factor hindering the economic development of the Western Balkan countries, according to a report by the European Association of Chambers of Commerce and Industry published last year. The anti-corruption fight is one of the key conditions for all countries aspiring to join the EU. According to the Transparency International ranking, Belgium is on the 22nd position in the world and on the 10th in the EU. This report explores how the anti-corruption unit operates in Belgium and how corruption in a system can be dismantled.