Good governance

This section details initiatives to make government a competitive advantage. It includes analysis and reports of government initiatives, as well as data on accountability and performance measures.

Spotlight issue

8th June 2017 / Good governance / Public Procurement

AmCham CZ: How much courage do we need for good quality public procurement? workshop on June 6 in Jihlava - presentations and photos

On June 6, about 50 representatives of hospitals and medical devices companies met to attend the presentations and workshop How much courage do we need for good quality public procurement? about implementation of MEAT quality criteria public procurement in hospitals.
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21st July 2017 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

OECD Government at a Glance: Czech Republic country factsheet | PwC: Five forces that will reshape the global landscape of anti-bribery and anti-corruption

The Czechs kept income inequality unchanged during the latest economic and financial crisis, which is a significant achievement, and the country has a low uptake of digital services for citizens, OECD's Government at a Glance 2017 report says.
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14th July 2017 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

OECD: The Czech Republic must take significant steps to enforce its foreign bribery laws, but demonstrates commitment to improve

The Czech Republic must strengthen its efforts to detect, investigate and prosecute foreign bribery OECD wrote in June 2017. Seventeen years after ratifying the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, the Czech Republic has yet to prosecute a case involving the bribery of foreign public officials. This is a cause for concern, especially considering the export-oriented nature of the Czech economy, which includes high-risk sectors for bribery including machinery and defence materials.
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21st June 2017 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

NFPK: The Role of Public Procurement Administrators – Compet Consult

One of the activities pursued by the Anticorruption Endowment in the field of public procurement is to monitor the performance of administrators. An administrator is the entrepreneur to whom the principal has delegated his legal obligations and responsibilities in awarding a public procurement contract. The administrator is an external consultant that formulates procurement specifications and supervises all steps and moves resulting in his principal’s entering into the contract. But problems arise if the administrator plays foul or his mission is to ensure that the contract goes to a prechosen contractor.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic