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Policy Position 03/2005: TI’s Minimum Standards for Public Contracting

Transparency International’s Minimum Standards for Public Contracting provide a frame- work for preventing and reducing corruption based on clear rules, transparency and effective control and auditing procedures throughout the contracting process. The standards focus on the public sector and cover the entire project cycle, including needs assessment, design, preparation and budgeting activities prior to the contracting process, the contracting process itself and contract implementation.