Change electoral laws to make campaigns more transparent, says Transparency International
Thursday, February 4, 2016
The Lithuanian branch of Transparency International (TILS), an international anti-corruption watchdog, has proposed a range of new measures to make Lithuanian political parties more transparent. They include requirements to publish more information about their financing and to impose stricter sanctions for political campaign financing violations.
President Dalia Grybauskaitė is to have a "serious conversation" with Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius about corruption suspicions that have plagued his cabinet over the last week. The meeting is scheduled for next week, after Butkevičius comes back from vacation.
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