Croatia’s GI ranking in Band C places it in the moderate risk category for corruption in the defence and security sector. The highest risk area is Operations, which fell in Band E (very high risk of corruption).
After Edward Snowden revealed documents kept in deep secrecy by US intelligence agency (NSA) and discovered that they monitor and collect data of millions of people, whistleblowers have become a topic of a large public debate. Unanswered question is still how to control the controllers and how to prevent misuse of data that institutions collect about us.
Attached please find an electronic copy of a report for the 113th Session of the Human Rights Committee with regard to Croatia’s appearance before the Committee. The report is submitted to address Article 6 violations caused by the transfer of small arms where they are likely to be used to violate the right to life.