1. Overview of public sector integrity assessment tools
  2. Personal Integrity Assessment Tools
  3. Institutional Integrity Assessment Tools
  4. References


Public integrity assessments tools usually aim to assess the institutional framework for promoting integrity and combating corruption across the public sector, and/or to identify corruption or corruption risks within specific government agencies and/or among public officials. There are only a few integrity assessments tools that have been implemented to rate public official integrity and ethics in countries across the globe such as integrity tests for pre-employment screening, integrity testing, and life-style checks.

At the institutional level, integrity assessment tools are more commonly used at the institutional level to assess the role, capacity and/or effectiveness of specific anticorruption related institutions, such as anti-corruption agencies or internal oversight and regulatory bodies within public sector agencies. Assessments also aim to identify the preconditions for corruption which exist in a particular institutions as well as the actual incidence of corruption drawing on the understanding and experiences of public officials.


Maira Martini, Transparency International




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