Article 16th of the Romanian Constitution:
(1) Citizens are all equal before the law and public institutions, without privileges or discrimination.
(2) No one is above the law.
When there’s a lack of transparent and righteous institutions, defending human rights is only a mere desideratum. The purpose of the Public Integrity programme is to stimulate the public sector to become aware and responsible of its own actions, to be just and transparent.
- identifying the integrity issues within local and central institutions;
- improving the legal and institutional framework on anti-corruption that generates corruption practices;
- raising the public awareness on integrity in public institutions.