|Author (Corporate)||Blomeyer & Sanz, European Parliament|
|Publisher||Publications Office of the European Union|
|Publication Date||March 2017|
|Content Type||Research Paper|
This study reviews the Member States’ experience with codes of conduct and conflicts of interest affecting the partnership arrangements under the European Structural and Investment Funds. The focus is on conflicts of interest affecting the Monitoring Committees under the European Regional Development and European Social Fund. The study reviews the rules and other approaches to deal with conflicts of interest, discusses best practices and ends with conclusions and recommendations advocating a complementary rule and value based approach supported by transparency and ethical leadership.
|Subject Categories||Internal Markets|
|Keywords||European Regional Development Fund [ERDF], European Social Fund [ESF]
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|