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Denmark is still among the least corrupt countries in the world

Once again, Denmark is ranked in the top as one of the least corrupt countries in the world on Transparency Internationals Corruption Perceptions Index that indicates perceived corruption in the public sector, which is published today.
 
“I am glad to see that Denmark still being perceived as one of the least corrupt countries in the world. This is a good point of departure when Denmark in October gather around 25 countries and a number of international organizations with the aim of strengthening international cooperation on fighting corruption”, says Minister for Development Cooperation Ulla Tørnæs.
 
On 22-24 October this year, Denmark will host the 18th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) in Copenhagen in cooperation with Transparency International and the IACC Council.
 
“We will engage in discussions at political level on how to strengthen the fight against corruption. We will focus on how to strengthen the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the ambition to substantially reduce corruption”, explains Ulla Tørnæs.
 
For several years, Denmark has been ranked as the least corrupt country in the world measured on Transparency Internationals Corruption Perceptions Index indicating perceived corruption in the public sector. The Index is published annually and is based on a number of expert sources such as the World Bank, World Economic Forum and Economist Intelligence Unit. Since 2012, Denmark has been ranked as number one, either alone or together with other countries. In 2017, Denmark is ranked at second place after New Zealand.

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