The development of civil servants administrative capabilities in
the field of corruption prevention: Lithuanian case
Dr. Raimundas Kalesnykas
Corporate Securitus
/Integrated Corporate Security and Anti-Corruption Solutions/
International Meeting - Conference
“Leadership, Motivation and Ethics in Public Administration: Challenges and Adequate Response“
24 – 25 October 2013
Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva, Vilnius, Konstitucijos Av. 20, Vilnius, Lithuania
Lithuanian Institute of Public Administration
SOME FACTS
Corruption Perception Index in Lithuania 2012 - 54 score
 48th rank in the world (176 countries)
 20th rank in EU
 2nd rank between Baltic states (Latvia – 49, Estonia – 64)
CORRUPTION PERCEPTION INDEX , LITHUANIA 1999–2012
Year
Index
Total Country
Rank
1999
3,8
99
50
2000
4,1
90
43
2001
4,8
91
38
2002
4,8
102
36
2003
4,7
133
41
2004
4,6
146
44
2005
4,8
154
44
2006
4,8
163
46
2007
4,8
180
51
2008
4,6
180
58
2009
4,9
180
52
2010
5,0
178
46
2011
4,8
182
50
2012
5,4
176
48
NATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION PROGRAM OF THE
REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA 2011 -2014
PRIORITY AREAS
 Legislation
 Control of courts and law enforcement activities
 Business supervision
 Public procurement supervision
 Health supervision
 Territorial planning and construction supervision
------- -----------Anti-corruption education and training-------------------
INITIATIVE
A coordinated approach: strengthening administrative capabilities of
civil servants seeking effective and professional knowledge in the
field of corruption prevention
Training in the Field of Corruption Prevention
Educational Sector
(universities,
research institutes)
Private sector
Public sector
Ministry of the Interior
of the Republic of Lithuania
Lithuanian Institute of Public
Administration
Civil Service
Department
(providing anti-corruption
services to public and
private sector
Special Investigation
Service of the Republic
of Lithuania
LEGAL BACKGROUND
Operational Programme for the Development of Human
Resources for 2007–2013
PRIORITY 4
Fostering administrative competences and increasing efficiency of
public administration
MEASURE VP1-4-1-VRM-02-V
Improving in-service training of EU policy and ethic norms in public
service
PROJECT:
Professional development the knowledge of public servants,
working in the state and municipal institutions and enterprises,
in the field of corruption prevention
STATE CIVIL SERVICE TRAINING STRATEGY FOR 2011-2013
Paragraph 6.3 sets the priority purpose:
to improve and develop public servants knowledge in the field of
professional ethics and corruption prevention
PROJECT (2013-2015)
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT THE KNOWLEDGE OF
PUBLIC SERVANTS, WORKING IN THE STATE AND
MUNICIPAL INSTITUTIONS AND ENTERPRISES, IN THE
FIELD OF CORRUPTION PREVENTION
TARGET GROUP
State politicians (together with Members of Municipalities’ Councils);
Civil Servants (state and municipal servants)
Statutory public servants
Public service employees (heads of institutions, public servants of political
(personal) confidence)
Other employees of state and municipal enterprises, employed in accordance
with the Labour Code
IMPLEMENTATION
 Duration – 24 months (ending 1 September 2015)
 Trained participants – 2700 public servants
HUMAN RESOURCES FOR IMPLEMENTATION (18)
 Project Manager – Expert (1)
 Project Coordinators – Experts (2)
 Lecturers – specialists (15)
DEMANDS OF TARGET GROUP FROM TRAINING
Development of knowledge, skills and capabilities in
the field of corruption prevention
Contribution to the strengthening of administrative
capabilities in the public administration sector (through
the improvement of the professional qualification)
To ensure the transparency of administrative
procedures
To ensure the high-quality performance of the public
administration functions
To improve the image of civil servants in the
community
EXPECTATIONS OF TARGET GROUP FROM TRAINING
 To perceive corruption as a social phenomenon and to
identify the specific types of corruptive behavior;
 To explain the causes and circumstances of corruption and
to identify the most important risk factors;
 To assess the vulnerability of specific programs (laws,
administrative decisions) from corruptive actions;
 To assess how to reduce the level and risk of corruption in
specific branches of government;
 To support the anti-corruption strategies and reforms;
 To promote the accountability and transparency in the
implementation of various state (local) government programs;
 To acquire knowledge about the legal regulation of
corruption prevention at national and international levels, also
about the institutions, responsible of corruption prevention and
control
QUALITY REQUIREMENTS TO THE PROJECT
 Teaching methods must be applied by the experience of EU
Member States and international organizations/actors
 Teaching methods must ensure a high-quality training results
(workshops, case studies and case analysis must be at least
50% of total training time)
 Necessary to implement a systematic, practice-based (combined
with appropriate theoretical framework) training in the anti-corruption
field
 Development the new and unique training programs, which
are corresponding to needs of the participants (programs must be
consistent with each other, wide-ranging and better satisfy the
training needs of participants)
 Training handout package must be with no less than 25 pages
 Not less than 80% of training participants are completely
satisfied with the quality of training
The organization (service provider) must submit regular reports to
the Customer (Lithuanian Institute of Public Administration) about the
implementation of each training event and final report about the
implementation of the project
PROJECT (2013-2015)
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT THE KNOWLEDGE OF
PUBLIC SERVANTS, WORKING IN THE STATE AND
MUNICIPAL INSTITUTIONS AND ENTERPRISES, IN THE
FIELD OF CORRUPTION PREVENTION
TRAINING TOPICS
1. State governance and fight against corruption (900)
2. Corruption prevention and control (750)
3. Anti-corruption assessment of legal acts and the drafts of legal
documents (150)
4. Corruption prevention in the health security sector (120)
5. Corruption prevention in the public procurement (180)
6. Corruption prevention in the field of EU structural assistance,
grants and subsidies (240)
7. Corruption prevention in the field of territorial planning and
construction (180)
8. Corruption prevention in the field of business supervisory (60)
9. Corruption prevention training for statutory officers (120)
CONCLUSIONS
1. This is the first of its kind project in Lithuania covering
a complexity of strengthening the administrative capabilities
of different civil servants from various type public institutions
2. The results of the project will create conditions for civil
servants to carry out its public administration functions
qualitatively and effectively
3. It is assumed that the public servants acquired
knowledge in the field of corruption prevention and control
will contribute to administrative capacity building in the
system of Lithuanian civil service and reducing the
corruption cases
4. Contribute to the understanding “the philosophy of
anti-corruption”, decrease the level of the corruption and
increase transparency in public sector!
THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION!
Dr. Raimundas Kalesnykas
CORPORATE SECURITUS
/Integrated Corporate Security and Anti-Corruption Solutions/
Goštauto str. 40, LT- 01112, Vilnius, Lithuania
00370 679 44441
[email protected]
www.corporatesecuritus.com
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