The principle of efficiency – A duty to usually conduct anti-corruption measures within one’s own powers, and to conduct ongoing training for the purposes of improving efficiency in the fight against corruption;
The principle of transparency – A guarantee of publicity in the process of adoption and implementation of decisions, as well as enabling citizens to access information, in accordance with the law.
III FIELDS OF THE STRATEGY Although corruption is a phenomenon that permeates the entire society, the Strategy lists certain fields in which some priority actions will be taken, and which were recognized as crucial for the development and strengthening of systemic anti-corruption mechanisms. The fact is that it is not possible to solve problems in a limited time and with limited resources in all the fields in which corruption may occur. Therefore, the Strategy seeks to created solid foundations for future comprehensive fight against corruption with proper allocation of limited resources within a strategic time frame of 5 years. In addition, the following chapter (Chapter IV – Prevention) defines objectives related both, to the fields of priority actions, and to all other fields in which corrupt behavior may appear.
The fields of priority actions were identified on the basis of the qualitative and quantitative analysis of indicators оf trends, scope, forms and other issues related to corruption in the Republic of Serbia. They are based on different sources of information, including ACA’s annual reports on the implementation of the Strategy 2005, reports of the Anti-Corruption Council (hereinafter referred to as the Council), the needs analysis conducted for the purposes of development of the Strategy, reports of the European Commission on the progress of the Republic of Serbia from 2012, analyses conducted within the Group of States against Corruption (hereinafter referred to as the GRECO), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (hereinafter referred to as the OECD) and the United Nations Convention against Corruption(hereinafter referred to as the UNCAC), integrity plan models developed in cooperation with public authorities in a process coordinated by the ACA, analysis of citizens’ perception of corruption, civil sector reports, as well as other relevant documents.
The structure of this chapter of the Strategy first contains the field of priority actions and a short description of the situation and its key problems, which is followed by objectives whose achievement will eliminate detected problems.