The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a new “Transparency Sector Framework” which is a roadmap for the Bank's strategic efforts in helping countries with their anti-corruption efforts.
The document, entitled “Transparency and Integrity Sector Framework Document” analyzes corruption in its different forms, as well as the factors that help explain it in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region. As stated by Roberto de Michele, Modernization of the State Principal Specialist in the Innovation in Citizen Services Division, IDB:
“It provides an analysis of the lessons learned in promoting transparency reforms and the public policies that are helpful to prevent the problem. The document emphasizes the importance of improving the quality of institutions and regulations aligned with international integrity standards. It also proposes to ensure access to information using digital technologies, in order to improve public and social control. The Sector Framework Document also highlights the importance of strengthening the agencies responsible for promoting integrity and accountability.”
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