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Safeguarding EU-funded investments with Integrity Pacts: a decision-maker’s guide to collaborative public contracting

This concise brief sets out key considerations for European authorities interested in implementing Integrity Pacts to reduce the likelihood of corruption and fraud in public contracting, as well as improve contracting outcomes and public trust. The sections cover:

  • Benefits of Integrity Pacts
  • What an Integrity Pact entails
  • Getting started with an Integrity Pact

Many of the considerations can also be applied to non-EU contexts.

This publication has been developed in the framework of the project Integrity Pacts – Civil Control Mechanism for Safeguarding EU Funds, Phase 2 funded by the European Commission.

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