Combaterea corupţiei ca modalitate de apărare a drepturilor omului în spaţiul european

POPA, Florin Marius
October 2013
Revista Româna de Drept European;2013 Supplement, p243
Academic Journal
Corruption is a threat to democracy, the rule of law, social justice and the judiciary, erodes the principles of efficient administration, undermines the market economy and endangers the stability of state institutions. Fight against corruption in the European space gained over time many facets. Thus the fight against this scourge was made by pushing administrative transparency through better regulation of lobbying activities by steam pressure imposed on all politicians to declare their sources of income, the protection granted by revealing information (whistleblower). Moreover, the importance of fighting corruption in the European space and the relationship of human rights - fighting corruption is being stressed by the European Court of Human Rights case law developed in relation to particular situations disclosure by employees, or employees, the latter have protection of Article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, which protects freedom of expression its first paragraph: "Everyone has the right to expression. This right includes freedom to hold opinions and freedom to receive and impart information and ideas without public authorities are disregarding border (...). The second paragraph limits the absolute exercise of this freedom in cases prescribed by law and necessary in a democratic society to achieve legitimate purposes. This paper aims to analyze the issue of combating corruption in relation to human rights in Europe.


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