10 Principles for Transparency and Integrity in Lobbying
Aims of the Principles
The Principles provide decision makers with directions and guidance to foster transparency and integrity in lobbying.
The 10 Principles focus on 4 main areas:
- Building an effective and fair framework for openness and access
- Enhancing transparency
- Fostering a culture of integrity
- Mechanisms for effective implementation, compliance and review
Case Studies/ Country Examples
The report "Lobbyists, Government and Public Trust, Volume 1" reviews the experiences of Australia, Canada, Hungary, Poland, the United Kingdom and the United States with government regulations designed to increase scrutiny for lobbying and lobbyists.
Current approaches, models, trends and state-of-the-art solutions are examined to support a deeper understanding of the potential and limitations of existing norms.
The report also presents building blocks for developing a framework for lobbying that meets public expectations for transparency, accountability and integrity.
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The report "Lobbyists, Government and Public Trust, Volume 2" examines regulation and self-regulation of lobbying.
It includes chapters defining and examining lobbying, describing the role of professional lobbying associations, exploring various codes of conduct and examining specific codes in various countries, examining lobbyists' attitudes toward regulation and self-regulation, and exploring various options for enhancing transparency and accountability. It also includes the results of a unique survey of lobbyists' attitude in Europe that highlight how existing measures function.
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