Of all government activities, public procurement is most vulnerable to corruption. As public procurement is a key economic activity of governments - estimated at around 15% of GDP, this has a Major impact on how taxpayers’ money is spent.
- From government:
"I am confident the report will assist senior procurement officials from both member and non-member OECD countries in their ongoing efforts to improve their acquisition systems. Without question, it is the most comprehensive international report on procurement best practices that has been produced. My sincere congratulations on a lasting contribution to the international acquisition community."
Robert A. Burton, Deputy Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy in the Executive Office of the President of the United States and Chair of the Expert Group on Integrity in Public Procurement
- From the private sector:
"I want to congratulate you on the exceptional quality of your work."
Patricia Josefchak, Associate Director, Corporate Management, Bell Security Solutions, Canada
- From civil society:
"I wish to tell you that you have done an excellent job in pulling together such a rich mass of material and to present it in a form that should be most helpful to procurement people around the globe. Congratulations!"
Michael Wiehen, Member of the Advisory Council, Transparency International Germany
Table of contents
I. Risks to Integrity at each stage of the Public Procurement Process
2. Promoting Transparency: Potentials and Limitations
3. Enhancing Professionalism to Prevent Risks to Integrity in Public Procurement
4. Ensuring Accountability and Control in Public Procurement
Elements of Good Practice
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