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Transparency in Local Government: Protecting Against Corruption


What can local officials and their communities do to prevent a culture of self-interest over public interest from taking hold? What can they do to make sure abuses of authority do not occur in their communities?

The strategy includes: 

  1. Understanding public service ethics principles and laws;
  2. Engaging the community in public agency decision-making; and
  3. Supporting a strong community information structure.

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