Τhe General Secretariat Against Corruption (GSAC) was established in March 2015 and has adopted the implementation of the National Strategic Plan.
As far as the National Strategic Plan is concerned, under the provisions of the founding Law 4320/2015 (Government Gazette A’ 29/03.19.2015), as amended, Article 7, paragraph 1a, reads, as follows:
“the General Secretariat: a. undertakes the necessary steps and actions to ensure the coherence and effectiveness of the national strategy, with particular emphasis on the coordination of audit bodies and the effectiveness of their actions and provide relevant instructions and recommendations, […]”.
The current National Anti-Corruption Plan, which was updated by GSAC in August 2015, is revised regularly and is composed of forty seven (47) objectives connected to eleven (11) pillars, i.e. sectors of interventions. These objectives corresponds to several actions, as well as to the relevant timetables for their implementation.
In particular and in accordance with law no. 4336/2015 (Government Gazette A’ 94/08.14.2015) "Pension provisions; Ratification of the Draft Financial Assistance Convention by the European Stability Mechanism and arrangements for the implementation of the Funding Agreement", and specifically under the article 3 paragraph C subparagraph 5.3, it is provided inter alia that:
"5.3 Fighting corruption
As a prerequisite the authorities will update and publish a revised strategic plan for the fight against corruption and implement it according to schedule, and that complete activation of this strategy requires the immediate securing of relevant resources ".
Furthermore, in August 2016, has signed with the OECD, a contract for the provision of technical assistance for the implementation of the National Strategic Plan to combat and prevent Corruption. This program is co-funded by the European Commission through the European Structural Funds.
Below you will find the National Anti-Corruption Plan.