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Public Integrity: Theories and Practical Instruments

Patrycja J. Suwaj, Hans J. Rieger

Date: 2009

ISBN: 978-80-89013-42-5

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Price: 15 €

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Different theories, mechanisms and instruments supporting public integrity have been put forward in this book. The book collects different approaches to public integrity for better understanding of the concept, ideas, mechanisms and instruments supporting public integrity. The book contains collective work and findings within the NISPAcee Working Group on Integrity.


 

Table ofContents

List of Contributors.......................................................................................................9

Preface .........................................................................................................................13

PART ONE

Theories

SECTIONI

AnOverviewonEthicsandtheBasicConceptsinDifferentEuropean Countries

Introduction................................................................................................................19

Chapter 1 Ethics ......................................................................................................20

Chapter 2 Ethical Values.........................................................................................25

Chapter 3 Principles................................................................................................29

Chapter 4 Factors ....................................................................................................31

Chapter 5 Integrity..................................................................................................35

Chapter 6 Integrity Management...........................................................................40

Chapter 7 Code of Conduct/ Code of Ethics........................................................43

Chapter 8 Conflict of Interest ................................................................................48

Chapter 9 Corruption .............................................................................................55

Chapter 10 Anti-corruption...................................................................................70

Chapter 11 Approaches to Ethics Management ...................................................85

Chapter 12 Organisational Aspects of Ethics .......................................................94

Chapter 13 Ethical Relationships.........................................................................100

References ................................................................................................................. 103

SECTIONII

Public Awareness

Chapter 1 Public Policy and Awareness ..............................................................109

Chapter 2 ‘Selling’ of Ethics..................................................................................114

Chapter 3 Transparency .......................................................................................119

Chapter 4 Actors Involved....................................................................................127

References ................................................................................................................. 138


SECTIONIII

LegalFramework

Introduction..............................................................................................................145

Chapter 1 Emphasise the Connection Between Complex and Clear Legal Regulation ............................................................................................146

Chapter 2 Legal Principles for Public Administration Integrity ....................... 154

Chapter 3 Legal Instruments Supporting Public Integrity Categories

of Measures ..........................................................................................160

Chapter 4 Preventive Measures............................................................................167

Chapter 5 Detection and Investigation ...............................................................188

Chapter 6 Extraordinary Instruments of Resolving Conflicts of Interests (Overview of Selected Solutions)....................................................... 196

Chapter 7 Prosecution ..........................................................................................203

Chapter 8 From Legal Framework to Practical Instruments............................. 217

References ................................................................................................................. 235

SECTIONIV

Instruments

Chapter 1 Instruments concerning the public function .................................... 241

Chapter 2 Instruments Concerning Institutional Organisations......................275

Chapter 3 Audit Instruments ...............................................................................282

References ................................................................................................................. 290

SECTIONV

Training

Chapter 1 Background of Training Integrity ......................................................295

Chapter 2 Training Concepts ...............................................................................300

Chapter 3 Training Content .................................................................................306

Chapter 4 Training Methodology in Integrity and Anti-corruption Training 308

Chapter 5 Specialised training (vertical example)..............................................313

References ................................................................................................................. 317

PART TWO

Annex –Practices

Annex 1 Essential Values of Leadership Inside Public Organisations

– Case of Romania .........................................................................321

Annex 2 First Steps in the Implementation of Codes of Conduct for Local Government Officials

– Case of Serbia – ..............................................................................335

Annex 3 A Crime of Calculation: Addressing the Economic Bases of Corruption

– Case of Serbia – ..............................................................................353

Annex 4 The Rule of Transparency in Financial Declarations Submitted by Heads of Communes in Podlasie Voivodship

– Case of Poland – .............................................................................377

Annex 5 Prosecution Cases..................................................................................393

Annex 6 Concept of Control Within the Public Entity

– Case of Romania – .........................................................................397

Annex 7 The Protection of Whistlebowers

– Case of Romania – .........................................................................423

Annex 8 Example of Training Programme .........................................................447

Annex 9 Ethics Code of Public Servants (CZ) ...................................................451



 

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