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Customs Agency Suitability Test (BG0068)

Overview

At-a-Glance

Action Plan: Bulgaria National Action Plan 2016-2018

Action Plan Cycle: 2016

Status: Inactive

Institutions

Lead Institution: Customs Agency

Support Institution(s): Ministry of Finance

Policy Areas

Anti-Corruption, Anti-Corruption Institutions, Capacity Building

IRM Review

IRM Report: Bulgaria End-of-Term Report 2016-2018, Bulgaria Mid-Term Report 2016-2018

Starred: No

Early Results: Did Not Change

Design i

Verifiable: Yes

Relevant to OGP Values: Not Relevant

Potential Impact:

Implementation i

Completion:

Description

Status quo/Problem address: The Customs Agency and its operation are directly related to national security and rule of law. This is the reason to introduce strict requirements for the recruitment and promotion of customs officials. By adopting a procedure for assessing the professional and psychological suitability of the candidates and officials the Customs Agency aims to ensure that its staff possess the integrity and mindset necessary. Main objective: To effectively prevent irregularities and reduce corruption risk through personnel selection and internal control measures. Ambition: The Customs Agency becoming a model corruption-free agency. Deliverables and impact: Reduced corruption risk; active prevention of corruption; more effective work of the Agency; recruitment of staff with high level of integrity and objectivity; adequate training and professional development of the customs officials

IRM End of Term Status Summary

5.1.3 Customs Agency suitability test
For specifics on this commitment, please see the full report in Bulgarian or English.

Commitments

Open Government Partnership