The Czech Republic has been one of the most successful new democracies in building control of corruption, and its administrative simplicity and transparency are very good. The judiciary and the media have also managed to deliver on their role. The country has been struggling for many years with high resources for corruption, in particular in the form of EU funds, which had seriously put its corruption defenses to the test. It needs to upgrade its conflict of interest and political funding rules, where it lags behind the EU average.
Selected trends from the Public Integrity Index
Trends in Judicial Independence, Administrative Burden, Freedom of the Press over the past 13 years