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Characteristic of being clear, honest and open in the disclosure of information, rules, plans, processes and actions. As a principle, this implies that public officials, civil servants, company managers and board trustees have a duty to act visibly, predictably and understandably to promote participation and accountability.72

Example in practice
In Romania, all high-level government officials must disclose on a public website their financial and property holdings, as well as positions they hold in associations and businesses, any paid professionalactivities, and their investments in companies.73
Relevant links
—— EITI: Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.
—— Open Society Justice Initiative.
—— Right 2 Info.
72 U4 Corruption Glossary
OECD Glossary of Statistical Terms
Transparency International, Combating Corruption in Judicial Systems
Transparency International, United Nations Human Settlements Programme, Tools to Support Transparency in Local Governance (Kenya and Berlin: 2004). Wayne Visser, Dirk Matten, Manfred Pohl and Nick Tolhurst. “The A to Z of Corporate Social Responsibility” (London, UK: Wiley, 2008).
D Brinkerhoff and A Goldsmith, ‘Clientelism, Patrimonialism and Democratic Governance: An Overview and Framework for Assessment and Programming’, Abt Associates prepared for USAID, 2002.