Lithuanian municipal ethics commissions against corruption outsets

Algirdas Astrauskas, Dalia Paulauskaitė

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Authors of this publication seek to discuss principles of forming and operating of Lithuanian municipal ethics commissions, legislation of their activities and effectiveness of their decision making. They also aim to disclose how such commissions operate in small local community environment where many individuals are related by ties of private interests as well as to find out if municipal ethics commissions are capable of recognising corruption outsets in local politicians’ activities and what is the experience in this field.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)385-396
JournalInternational Journal of Criminology and Sociology
Publication statusPublished - 2013



  • Official ethics
  • Code of official conduct
  • Corruption prevention

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