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Honduras

Integrity in Public Management (HN0065)

Overview

At-a-Glance

Action Plan: Honduras Action Plan 2018-2020

Action Plan Cycle: 2018

Status: Active

Institutions

Lead Institution: Superior Courts of Accounts

Support Institution(s): Secretary of State for General Government coordination. Committees of Probity and Ethics of the Institutions of government. Competent Government Institutions follow the recommendations of the Monitoring System of Audit Recommendations form the Municipal Corporations, Academy (Public and Private Universities)

Policy Areas

Asset Disclosure, Audits and Controls, Capacity Building, Legislation & Regulation, Records Management, Sustainable Development Goals

IRM Review

IRM Report: Pending IRM Review

Starred: Pending IRM Review

Early Results: Pending IRM Review

Design i

Verifiable: Pending IRM Review

Relevant to OGP Values: Not Relevant

Potential Impact: Pending IRM Review

Implementation i

Completion: Pending IRM Review

Description

INTEGRITY IN PUBLIC MANAGEMENT
September 01, 2018 – September 30, 2020
Institute responsible for the implementation: Superior Court of Accounts
What is the problem that the commitment addresses?
The systems of integrity, probity and prevention of corruption are fundamental to reduce the risks of corruption in any society. In Honduras, these systems have positive advances, but a closer look allows to identify numerous problems that merit reforms or State actions. The TSC and the other institutions called to contribute in the diffusion of values and training to public servants, should deepen their commitment to education and knowledge of the mandates, dispositions, duties and prohibitions under the Code of Ethical Conduct, as an element of prevention. The Committees of Ethics should be strengthened so that they can meet effectively and efficiently its function. Well-trained public officials, are basic to consolidate a culture of integrity in public management.
Which is the commitment? This commitment tends to the conformation of the high level technical support committees of the Ethics and Probity Committees of the institutions, in order to obtain the support from the authorities to achieve effective compliance with the regulations of probity and ethics in the country. Likewise, the design and implementation of a National Training Plan on the Code of Ethical Conduct with modern and innovative methods to achieve the broadest scope of officials at the national and local sector. Finally, the creation of an interinstitutional commission, to the effect of strengthening the capacity of the TSC, All of those recommendations of national and international order are meant to achieve a culture of integrity and to update the citizens of the different municipalities with the socialization of the document Municipalities of Solidarity Goods and their scope.
¿How will it contribute to solve the problem? The State must develop the necessary tools for the mass education of public servants, including the adoption of a National Plan of Trainings and the necessary technological tools, such as platforms of online training, which allow evaluating the servers at their level of understanding of the teachings received. Public entities and their officials will have better accompaniment,on the monitoring and control by said institutions, in the process of consolidating an integrity system. It is essential that Honduras, under the leadership of the TSC, advance in the creation of experts in Integrity and Code of Public Ethics, that provide recommendations and strategies necessary to achieve these commitments.
Why is it relevant to the values of the OGP? Transparency; completely empowered public servants, in full exercise of a culture of integrity, processes and results in public management are seen impacted in a positive way, which leads to greater transparency throughout the chain of administrative management. Citizen participation; citizens are involved in the construction of municipal instruments, and for the due follow-up in its implementation. Accountability; create actions that allow institutions to comply with the recommendations of national systems (SISERA) as well international (MESSESIC) and provide progress, achievements or challenges to citizens Technological innovation; creation of virtual tools that facilitate the empowerment and awareness of the public servant of an integrity system, regulations and applicable sanctions.
Additional Information: There is a link with the Sustainable Development Goal number 16 whose goals are focused on the promotion of peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, access to justice for all and building effective and transparent institutions.
Conformation of high level technical support committees from the Ethics and Probity Committees of the institutions for the fulfillment of its investigation function of infractions to the Code of Ethics.
September 01, 2018 - August 31, 2020
Design and implement a virtual module of the National Plan of Training on the Code of Ethical Conduct and a face-to-face module, which allows its massive use for the scope of public servants at national and local level.
September 01, 2018- August 31, 2020
Set up an inter-institutional commission, in order to strengthen the capacity of the TSC to follow up on compliance with its recommendations on surrender of accounts and good governance, through the System of Monitoring of Audit Recommendations (SISERA), generating actions and results report.
September 01, 2018 - August 31, 2020
Update with citizen participation from the municipalities and Socialize the document Municipalities of Solidarity Goods, accompanying instruments and methodology that contribute to the empowerment and due compliance of the process.
September 01, 2018 - August 31, 2020
Name of the person in charge: Ricardo Rodríguez/Roy Pineda Castro/ José Juan
Title and Department: Magistrate President, Magistrate Proprietary, Magistrate Proprietary
E-mail and phone number: rrodriguez@tsc.gob.hn, rpineda@tsc.gob.hn, jpineda@tsc.gob.hn
Other actors: Secretary of State for General Government coordination.
Committees of Probity and Ethics of the Institutions of government. Competent Government Institutions follow the recommendations of the Monitoring System of Audit Recommendations form the Municipal Corporations, Academy (Public and Private Universities)


Honduras's Commitments

  1. Accountability Portals

    HN0060, 2018, Capacity Building

  2. Access to Municipal Information

    HN0061, 2018, Capacity Building

  3. Open Data

    HN0062, 2018, Capacity Building

  4. Open Data in Public Works

    HN0063, 2018, Capacity Building

  5. Civic Electoral Education

    HN0064, 2018, Capacity Building

  6. Integrity in Public Management

    HN0065, 2018, Asset Disclosure

  7. Electronic Catalogs and Public Purchase Platform

    HN0066, 2018, Audits and Controls

  8. Open Congressional Data

    HN0067, 2018, Asset Disclosure

  9. ISO 9001 Certification

    HN0068, 2018, E-Government

  10. Citizens Management of Budget

    HN0069, 2018, E-Government

  11. Women in Public Works Projects

    HN0070, 2018, E-Government

  12. Online Citizen Complaint Process

    HN0071, 2018, E-Government

  13. Citizens Participation in Public Service

    HN0072, 2018, E-Government

  14. Human Rights in Business Plans

    HN0073, 2018, Capacity Building

  15. Open Justice

    HN0074, 2018, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  16. Education Sector Transparency

    HN0075, 2018, Capacity Building

  17. Regulatory Improvements

    HN0076, 2018, Audits and Controls

  18. Patient Response System

    HN0077, 2018, E-Government

  19. Transparency in Extractive Industries

    HN0078, 2018, Capacity Building

  20. Business Integrity Standards

    HN0079, 2018, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  21. Integral Policy Transparency, Probity and Ethics

    HN0047, 2016, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  22. Application Law of Transparency and Access to Public Information

    HN0048, 2016, Public Participation

  23. Transparency in Civil Service

    HN0049, 2016, Open Contracting and Procurement

  24. Transparency in Municipalities

    HN0050, 2016, Fiscal Transparency

  25. Monitoring Public Spending.

    HN0051, 2016, Fiscal Transparency

  26. Shopping Open.

    HN0052, 2016, E-Government

  27. Information Educational Center.

    HN0053, 2016, E-Government

  28. Monitoring Health Sector

    HN0054, 2016, E-Government

  29. Monitoring Water and Sanitation Services

    HN0055, 2016, Environment and Climate

  30. Unified System Procedures.

    HN0056, 2016, E-Government

  31. Citizen Innovation.

    HN0057, 2016, E-Government

  32. Resilient Communities

    HN0058, 2016, Capacity Building

  33. National Climate Change Plan

    HN0059, 2016, E-Government

  34. Public Information Quality for Everyone

    HN0033, 2014, Right to Information

  35. Respect for the Citizen's Right to Obtain Information from Public Records

    HN0034, 2014, Records Management

  36. Ethics in Public Service.

    HN0035, 2014, Conflicts of Interest

  37. Development of Administrative Career and Transparency in the Civil Service

    HN0036, 2014, Labor

  38. Fight Against Corruption and Impunity

    HN0037, 2014, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  39. Citizen Empowerment on the Budget.

    HN0038, 2014, Participation in Budget Processes

  40. Accountability for Public Expenditure Management.

    HN0039, 2014, Fiscal Transparency

  41. Planning, Efficiency and Transparency in Public Procurement

    HN0040, 2014, Open Contracting and Procurement

  42. Surrender of Municipal Accounts.

    HN0041, 2014, Subnational

  43. Knowing the EITI and Its Results.

    HN0042, 2014, Extractive Industries

  44. Transparency in the Education Sector

    HN0043, 2014, Education

  45. Starred commitment Towards a Better Infrastructure in Schools.

    HN0044, 2014, Education

  46. Monitoring the Path of Medicines and Supplies

    HN0045, 2014, Health

  47. Strengthening Citizen Participation in the System of Public Safety

    HN0046, 2014, Human Rights

  48. Promote the Passage of a National Archives Law

    HN0005, 2012, Legislation & Regulation

  49. Develop Regulatory Sanctions on Code of Ethics

    HN0006, 2012, Conflicts of Interest

  50. Present Preliminary Project on Internal Control Law

    HN0007, 2012, Legislation & Regulation

  51. Approve Comprehensive Policy on Anti-Corruption

    HN0008, 2012, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  52. Starred commitment Publish Information on Public Finances

    HN0009, 2012, Fiscal Transparency

  53. Empowering Citizens with Budgetary Information

    HN0010, 2012, Fiscal Transparency

  54. Improve Transparency, Competition, and Controls Over State Purchases: Implement Framework Agreements and Corporate Purchasing

    HN0011, 2012, Open Contracting and Procurement

  55. Improve Transparency, Competition, and Controls Over State Purchases: Post Annual Plans Procurement and Contracting Institutions Connected to SIAFI

    HN0012, 2012, Open Contracting and Procurement

  56. Improve Transparency, Competition, and Controls Over State Purchases: Update the Registry for Providers and Contractors

    HN0013, 2012, Open Contracting and Procurement

  57. Starred commitment Incorporate 30 Municipalities to the SAMI

    HN0014, 2012, Subnational

  58. Report on Public Expenditures and Financial Accountability (PEFA): Develop the Report

    HN0015, 2012, Fiscal Transparency

  59. Report on Public Expenditures and Financial Accountability (PEFA): Disseminate Report

    HN0016, 2012, Fiscal Transparency

  60. Regional Development Plans in 16 Regions

    HN0017, 2012, Subnational

  61. Enhance Vision for the Country and National Plan: Increase Activities of Dissemination and Training Associated with the Plans

    HN0018, 2012, Capacity Building

  62. Enhance Vision for the Country and National Plan: Implement Online Seminars Relating to the Plans

    HN0019, 2012, Capacity Building

  63. Enhance Vision for the Country and National Plan: Create an Operative Public-Private Platform with Civil Society to Design and Manage the Strategic Image of the Country

    HN0020, 2012, Capacity Building

  64. Implement GAN in Relation to Public Spending

    HN0021, 2012, Fiscal Transparency

  65. Public Security Reform under GAN

    HN0022, 2012, Security

  66. Strengthen Eregulations Honduras

    HN0023, 2012, E-Government

  67. Simplify Administrative Process Under the GAN: Simplify Contract Licenses

    HN0024, 2012, Public Service Delivery

  68. Simplify Administrative Process Under the GAN: Simplify Licensing for Imports and Exports

    HN0025, 2012, Public Service Delivery

  69. Simplify Administrative Process Under the GAN: Simplify Ownership Registries

    HN0026, 2012, Public Service Delivery

  70. Simplify Administrative Process under the GAN: Simplify Operational Permits

    HN0027, 2012, Public Service Delivery

  71. Simplify the Process of Opening Businesses

    HN0028, 2012, Public Service Delivery

  72. Promote Fiscal Education

    HN0029, 2012, E-Government

  73. CSO Monitoring of Public Expenditure and Provision of Services: Carry Out Evaluations with CSOs on Public Expenditure and Provisions of Services

    HN0030, 2012, Oversight of Budget/Fiscal Policies

  74. Carry Out Monitoring and Evaluation with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) on Public Expenditure and Provision of Services: Monitor Annual Plans (PAO) on Regional Budgets

    HN0031, 2012, Oversight of Budget/Fiscal Policies

  75. Starred commitment Implement the Fundamental Law on Education

    HN0032, 2012, Education

  76. Promote Compliance with the PTLCC

    HN0001, 2012, Public Participation

  77. Increase Access to Information through Compliance with the LTAIP: Improve Oversight Mechanisms

    HN0002, 2012, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  78. Increase Access to Information through Compliance with the LTAIP: Apply Sanctions in Accordance with the LTAIP

    HN0003, 2012, Anti-Corruption Institutions

  79. Increase Access to Information through Compliance with the LTAIP: Improve the National Anti-Corruption Council's (CAN) role to oversee compliance with the LTAIP

    HN0004, 2012, Anti-Corruption Institutions