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ORDER OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE AZERBAIJAN REPUBLIC

of July 28, 2007 No. 2292

About approval of National strategy for increase in transparency and fight against corruption

(as amended on 16-05-2017)

For the purpose of continuation of measures in the field of fight against corruption, enhancement of regulatory framework and institutional mechanisms, increases in transparency in activities of state bodies and local government bodies and implementation of state policy in the field I decide:

1. Approve National strategy for increase in transparency and fight against corruption and the Plan of activities for 2007 - 2011 connected with its implementation it (is applied).

2. Central and to local executive bodies:

2.1. be guided in the activities by provisions of National strategy for increase in transparency and fight against corruption;

2.2. each six months represent information on implementation of measures to the Cabinet of Ministers of the Azerbaijan Republic and the Commission on fight against corruption, provided by the Plan of activities for 2007 - 2011 connected with implementation of National strategy.

3. To the Cabinet of Ministers of the Azerbaijan Republic and Commission on fight against corruption to analyze condition of works on accomplishment of the Plan of activities for 2007 - 2011 connected with implementation of National strategy and to regularly provide to the President of the Azerbaijan Republic information on it.

4. Recommend Millie to Majlis of the Azerbaijan Republic, courts, the Prosecutor General's Office, Judicial legal council, to the Commissioner for Human Rights (ombudsman), local government bodies of the Azerbaijan Republic to take necessary measures for accomplishment of the measures provided by the Plan of activities for 2007 - 2011 on implementation of National strategy.

5. It is regular to commission on fight against corruption to inform the public on the work which is carried out to the fields of fight against corruption.

6. To the Cabinet of Ministers of the Azerbaijan Republic within the powers to resolve other issues following from this Order.

7. This Order becomes effective from the date of its signing.

 

President of the Azerbaijan Republic
Ilham Aliyev

Approved by the Order of the President of the Azerbaijan Republic of June 28, 2007 No. 2292

National strategy for increase in transparency and fight against corruption

For the purpose of fixing of success achieved as a result of the social and economic reforms performed in Azerbaijan

performed according to the State program on fight against corruption for 2004 - 2006 died continuations in the field of fight against corruption,

creations of activities of state bodies according to modern requirements,

strengthenings of public trust to state bodies, elimination of the phenomena promoting corruption, and acceptances of preventive measures

accountability of persons who made the offenses connected with corruption, protection of the rights of persons which were injured from these offenses

enhancements of mechanisms of control in fight against corruption,

strengthenings of model behavior of officials and government employees, providing their fair service and professionalism,

considering that corruption interferes with economic development, breaks the principles of rule of law, equality and social justice,

noting that increase in transparency in activities of state bodies is the most important condition of fight against corruption,

emphasizing that transparency promotes increase in the reporting and responsibility in activities of state bodies, to the correct management of state-owned property, forming of anti-corruption culture,

being guided by provisions of the national legal system, conventions of the United Nations, Council of Europe and other international documents in the field of fight against corruption,

encouraging educational measures and cooperation with institutes of civil society in fight against corruption,

considering importance of international cooperation in the field of fight against corruption and supporting efforts and the initiatives in this sphere,

The Azerbaijan Republic, confirming the political will in fight against corruption again, accepts National strategy for increase in transparency and fight against corruption.

I. Purpose and tasks of national strategy for increase in transparency and fight against corruption

National strategy for increase in transparency and fight against corruption (further - "National strategy"), being continuation of the State program on fight against corruption (2004 - 2006 years), establishes multivector, consecutive and step-by-step, long-term and short-term measures which will be performed in the field of fight against corruption within construction of the democratic state and social and economic reforms in the Azerbaijan Republic.

National strategy establishes measures for enhancement of the legislation in the field of fight against corruption, to involvement of civil society to closer cooperation, increase in anti-corruption culture, creation of activities of state bodies, including law enforcement agencies and courts, according to modern requirements, to elimination of the factors interfering development in the economic and social sphere.

National strategy fixes increase in transparency in activities of state bodies as the main condition in fight against corruption. Ensuring transparency in itself does not carry the corruption elimination purpose. It is determined as fixed asset of fight against corruption.

When ensuring transparency the public has bigger information on decisions which state bodies should accept, there are conditions for public discussion, the public trust to state bodies becomes stronger, the reporting and responsibility of data of bodies even more raise. Transparency serves enhancement, more effective analysis and assessment of activities of state bodies.

Transparency is also one of the main conditions of development of economy, creation of favorable business climate, attraction of foreign investments.

National strategy establishes mechanisms and rules of decision making, measure for increase in transparency of acceptance on public service, the income and expenses of the government budget, financing of political parties, public procurements, privatization, investments, in activities of state bodies and local government bodies and other spheres.

Use by persons of freedom of information is one of conditions of ensuring transparency in activities of state bodies and local government bodies. The plan of activities for 2007 - 2011 for implementation of National strategy (further "The plan of activities"), provides increase in efficiency in application of the legislation on receipt of information providing this freedom, possibility of receipt by citizens of information on activities of state bodies and local government bodies, preparation of offers of activities of the representative of institute for information.

II. Basic principles of increase in transparency and fight against corruption

1. Rule of law, respect of rights and freedoms of man and citizen

The measures performed in the field of fight against corruption, and tasks connected with it and powers of state bodies are performed on the basis of the principles of rule of law, respect of rights and freedoms of man and citizen.

The measures performed in the field of fight against corruption, and tasks connected with it and powers of state bodies are performed on the basis of the principles of rule of law, respect of rights and freedoms of man and citizen.

2. Ensuring freedom of information

State bodies shall bring to the public of the data on the activities, except for information which receipt is limited to the law. State bodies take necessary measures in order that persons, mass media and institutes of civil society could obtain information on their activities.

3. Providing reporting

The reporting pursues the aim of increase in responsibility of state bodies and officials. State bodies shall submit the public periodic reports and data on the activities.

4. Control of activities of state bodies

For the purpose of fight against corruption all state bodies shall exercise effective control over the structures which are under their supervision.

5. Prevention of corruption and responsibility for the offenses connected with corruption

Fight against corruption shall be performed not only accountability for the offenses connected with corruption but also by means of identification, the analysis, elimination of the phenomena promoting corruption, and also the advancing measures. 6. Correct management

State bodies shall take purposeful and effective measures for implementation of the activities and have necessary abilities and flexibility for accomplishment of the tasks facing them.

7. Anti-corruption education and cooperation

For the purpose of education of the public for effective implementation of fight against corruption it is necessary to take adequate measures, to make use of experience of other countries, to participate in international initiatives, and also to cooperate with the state and non-governmental organizations operating in the field of fight against corruption, private sector, mass media, the international organizations and other partners.

III. Measures for national strategy

National strategy provides measures for increase in transparency and fight against corruption in the following areas.

1. Enhancement of the legislation

Measures for complete implementation of the Convention of the UN against corruption, conventions of the Council of Europe on criminal and civil liability for corruption and other international documents to which the Azerbaijan Republic, joined the legislation of the Azerbaijan Republic will be continued.

Preparation of number of regulatory legal acts on increase in transparency and fight against corruption, including the projects connected with establishment of criminal liability of legal entities, prevention of legalization of money or other property got in the criminal way, suppression of collision of interests, increase in transparency in financing of political parties, and other legal acts specified in respect of activities is provided.

For the purpose of enhancement of the legislation the corresponding expertize of regulatory legal acts and their projects from the point of view of fight against corruption will be carried out.

For the purpose of ensuring transparency in the field of the legislation public discussions on important bills in the field of fight against corruption will be organized. Public discussions will allow concerned parties to participate in process of preparation of the law, will serve enhancement of quality of regulatory legal acts and will increase efficiency of application of the laws. Support of activities of institutes of civil society in the field of preparation of drafts of regulatory legal acts, significant for development of the state and society will be given.

For the purpose of ensuring transparency in the field of the legislation measures for enhancement of single electronic Internet base of regulatory legal acts, its permanent updating will be taken.

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