• OECD Maps Toolkit

    Countries can use the Methodology for Assessing Procurement Systems (MAPS) to evaluate how well their public procurement systems work. MAPS is an ambitious, universal tool that can be used by all countries – regardless of income level or development status.  MAPS can support countries in implementing modern, efficient, sustainable and more inclusive public procurement systems, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals... Read More
  • Integrity Pact

    Transparency International in the 1990’s, to deal with the menace of corruption, developed the Integrity Pact. Integrity pact (IP) which is a unique tool by which voluntary commitment for ethical conduct from parties to a contract is secured. In India IP is implemented through the CVC. The CVC developed Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for adoption of IP in major governmental departments or organizations. To ensure effective implementation of IP, the CVC has developed robust review mechanism in the form of Independent External Monitors (IEMs) who are responsible for the independent and objective review, whether and to what extent parties have complied with their obligations under the Pact. IP has been recognized as a global good practice for ensuring effective procurement and minimizing corruption in the procurement process... Read More
  • Curbing Corruption in Public Procurement: A Practical Guide

    Transparency International is dedicated to curbing the menace of corruption in procurement. In the year 2014, a manual was published to provide insights into red flags related to procurement and subsequent action(s) which can be taken to deal with those red flags... Read more
  • Rapid e-Procurement Toolkit

    The Rapid e-Procurement Toolkit provides guidance to clients to better understand their needs and requirements. It provides a one-stop solution to problems related to e-procurement. In the past, implementing e-Procurement solutions has been resource intensive, time-consuming and costly. By streamlining the e-Procurement process with the introduction of a dedicated website, countries can benefit from a more economical and efficient approach to enhancing transparency and accountability in public spending. The toolkit leverages the lessons learned from previous e-Procurement implementations in the region. Furthermore, it incorporates the best practices in the marketplace and answers typical e-Procurement questions. The Rapid e-Procurement Toolkit website provides the following:

    Documents section, including four documents covering the following essential topics:

    E-Procurement Preparation: Understanding the concept of e-Government Procurement (e-GP) and evaluating why and how to pursue the establishment of an e-GP framework. This document includes what are the benefits that e-GP implementation projects can offer and what are the actions that need to be planned in order to layout the way forward.

    Open Contracting Data Standard (OCDS) Implementation Methodology: Understanding the concept of Open Contracting Data Standard (OCDS) and obtaining a high-level approach for its implementation in an e-Procurement system. This document presents an overview of the OCDS and how it can be incorporated into a new or existing e-Procurement system.

    Public Procurement Indicators: Understanding the concept of public procurement indicators for the assessment of the operation of e-GP against relevant policy goals. This document presents different categories of public procurement indicators. For each indicator, computational method and target are defined.

    Guidelines for Conducting Market Analysis for e-Procurement Systems: Defining core principles of a methodology for conducting a market analysis with a view to obtaining/implementing e-Procurement systems. This document presents why and how market analysis can be performed as a means to better understand the ICT market regarding the available vendors and existing e-Procurement software products.