Risk Measurement in Vulnerable Economic Sectors in Europe

SCEMAPS: State Capture Deconstructed

The current policy environment is particularly favourably disposed towards strengthening the European Union’s response to state capture vulnerabilities. In 2020 the EU introduced a range of new initiatives, including the European Rule of Law Mechanism, the European Democracy Action Plan, and a ew Security Strategy with a strong focus on anti-corruption. The report complements previous ···

SCEMAPS: While over 60% of criminal networks use state capture practices, preventive tools as SceMaps proved essential to tackle corruption  

The team leader for Anti-Corruption at the EU Commission Directorate-General of Migration and Home Affairs, Dr. Anitta M. Hipper, acknowledged the importance of having mechanisms to spot state capture, a subtle form of corruption, used by “over 60% of criminal networks” “Bulgaria is the country where the institutional environment is most vulnerable to state capture”, ···