Fight Against Corruption Outside Estonia
The article provides an international perspective on the questions of corruption and the fight against this scourge.
It gives an overview of the most debated topics and recent legislative initiatives that concern not a particular country but the international community at large and analyses the Estonian situation with this in mind. It states that fight against corruption has become an international activity because corruption is seen as an obstacle to both the political legitimacy and economic effectiveness of democratic regimes. It concludes that compared with other central and eastern European countries Estonia has quite developed conflict-of-interest legislation but a lot still remains to be done.