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Territoriality of enforcement officers as a weapon against corruption

16. 9. 2019
A recording of the whole discussion is available at the link below.

Territoriality of enforcement officers as a weapon against corruption

11. 9. 2019
NKPF held a panel discussion, which clarified for the expert and general public the arguments for and against the introduction of territoriality to the work of Czech enforcement officers.

Lobbyists tamper with anti-lobbying legislation

7. 8. 2019
Last week, the government passed an “anticorruption” bill against lobbying. However, following intervention by an anonymous lobbyist, associated with the President’s Office, the Czech government silently deleted this point, that regulates lobbying activities in the presidential environment, from the agenda.

Time for oligarchs, lackeys and foes

26. 6. 2019
At a mews conference today, NFPK presented and launched the book, Time for Oligarchs, Their Lackeys and Foes, written by NFPK lawyer Ondřej Závodský. This publication has no godfather or patron, since fighting “godfathers” of any hue in public life is the core mission of the Anticorruption Endowment.

How not to drown František Mráček?

23. 5. 2019
The case of František Mráček, a NFPK Prize for Courage awardee, made a quantum leap forward today. Prague 5 District Court upheld his case, seeking damages and back-payments for the period in which he found himself unlawfully demoted from his position.

DPP case not over, story goes on

17. 5. 2019
The “ticket affair” of DPP today resulted in meting out a verdict at the Court, pending appeal. The court found no criminal offence occurred and acquitted the defendant. The public prosecutor instantly appealed against the verdict.

Appeal to Government: Restore credibility of the Office for the Protection of Competition

12. 3. 2019
We invite the Government to consider whether the above-mentioned doubts per se do not create ground for proposing to the President of the Republic to weigh the reasons for the dismissal of the head of the ÚOHS.

NFPK supports Josef Baxa

7. 3. 2019
The Anticorruption Endowment (NFPK) elected to support Josef Baxa, a former chairman and now a judge of the Supreme Administrative Court, for refusing repeated efforts by the President of the Republic.

Whistleblower protection not only on paper

19. 2. 2019
In conjunction with A-CSR, NFPK today hosted the first in a series of discussion forums on anticorruption topics. The first debate—The Whistleblower – a Hero or a Stoolie—dwelt on the issues connected with whistleblowing.

President threatens credibility of ombudsman office

11. 2. 2019
Czech anticorruption activist groups have strongly warned the President of the Republic not to nominate Zdeněk Koudelka a deputy of the Public Protector of Rights.