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What Corruption in Public Procurement Looks Like: Developing a Catalog of Undue Techniques

In 2019-2021, a large-scale project to study corruption in Russian public procurement was conducted. One of its main results was a detailed catalog of 100 undue techniques used by unscrupulous customers to design corrupt tenders. The catalog seeks to contribute to enhancing corruption prevention and detection methods. Though based on always specific national experience, it can inform the design of public procurement policies in a highly corrupt environment in general and be adapted to the needs of other countries.

Conflict of Interest through the Looking Glass: Feasible Approaches to Defining the Concept in Regulatory and Statutory Legislation

The paper addresses possible approaches to and challenges with providing statutory definition of “conflict of interest”. Based on the analysis of legislation in more than 20 countries as well as relevant documents of international organizations, three widely used models for defining conflict of interest are identified and their comparative advantages and disadvantages are considered.

Whistleblowing and Protection of Whistleblowers: US, UK and Canada National Practices

The analytical report addresses approaches to the organizational setting of the whistleblowing system, i.e. the mechanisms that allow public officials and employees to report the offences they have observed and provide for the protection of whistleblowers, in the US, UK and Canada. Proceeding from the analysis of the national practices of the three countries, a set of recommendations on the drafting of relevant legislation is produced.

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