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These Principles are aimed at developing a shared understanding of what public administration reform entails and what countries could aim for with their administrative reforms, whether through comprehensive public administration reform (PAR) programmes or only in one of the core areas of PAR.
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This checklist is intended to supplement the Civil Service Legislation Contents Checklist (Paper No. 5, 1996). The present checklist deals with matters that can usefully be considered in connection with the secondary instruments that may be needed to implement the Civil Service Act enacted by the Parliament.
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The European Commission requested SIGMA to carry out a study on the regulatory management capacities of the ten countries that joined the EU on 1 May 2004 to learn more about their Better Regulation practices, exchange good practices and make suggestions for further improvements.
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This paper originated in a request from the Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic for SIGMA advice in developing new legal provisions for the financial management of public agencies. It highlights the practice and experience of five EU Member States with very different legal systems and administrative structures.
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This paper lays out basic principles, tools and issues for building institutions. The target audience includes all those involved in Institution Building within candidate countries, EU Member States, the European Commission and the aid community. The paper highlights the issues associated with building effective institutions while providing concrete examples of how Member States and candidate countries have responded to such challenges.
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This report contains the background papers presented at a multi-country meeting on European integration and administrative reform organised in 1997 for senior government officials from twelve central and eastern European countries. It also includes an inventory of how candidate countries plan to manage European integration — as well as ten points which emerged during the panel discussions of senior negotiators.
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This report is on human resources management practices in the public administrations of four central and eastern European countries: Albania, Estonia, Hungary and Poland. It is based on information from 1996, and its focus is on public personnel management systems, management procedures and management practices and how they either support or hinder professionalism and appropriate conduct.
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This checklist offers a means for evaluating structures, procedures and techniques for preparing and drafting legislation, and for identifying methodologies that may be helpful when changes are under consideration. Law drafting comprises two stages: policy development, and preparation of the legislative text to give effect to the policy adopted. The checklist is primarily concerned with the latter.
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This publication is a tool for designers of new civil service pension schemes in Central and Eastern Europe. It presents civil service pension schemes in five OECD Member countries and ten Central and Eastern European countries.
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This publication has been used as the basic framework for many SIGMA reviews of draft civil service legislation in Central and Eastern European countries. Yet the Checklist stands by itself as a practical document defining a professional, impartial and permanent civil service in legal terms.