File - Chairmen of FIFA Ethics Committee Garcia and Eckert in Zurich, Switzerland.
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FIFA faced more calls for greater transparency Friday when its own ethics investigator joined the critics and complained of a "disconnect" with the public.Garcia's comments, at the World Summit on Ethics in Sports in Zurich, came after FIFA president Sepp Blatter had described his organization's ethics setup as exemplary when he opened the event.The report has been handed to FIFA's ethics judge Hans-Joachim Eckert, but without being made public. FIFA's code of ethics rules that the process must stay secret, a stance that has led to criticism for a lack of transparency. Garcia added that there was "something of a disconnect" between the public and the ethics committee, which was reformed by FIFA following a series of corruptions scandals in 2010 and 2011 .Earlier, Blatter praised FIFA's ethics setup, created in 2004 and overhauled three years ago.Schenk said that FIFA had nothing to be proud of.
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