The basic principles of the mechanism of minimization of corruption risks in the system of public administration

  • Yu. Dmitriev National Agency for the Prevention of Corruption, Department of Anti-Corruption Policy Donetsk State University of Management
Keywords: corruption, corruption risks, minimization the corruption risks, corrupt behavior, state institutions, public administration


The article deals with the analysis of principle experts’ and researchers’ approaches to the process of minimization of corruption risks in the system of state management Analyzed were the main components and the content of such type of management of corruption risks, like risks minimization.The performed analysis helped to reveal that a certain list of mechanisms for minimization of corruption risks in the public sector had already been compiled by researchers, though in most cases they were restricted to the list of conventional measures of organizational type and were devoid of complex character, thus, requiring further analyzing and systemizing, according to the determined groups of signs.It was suggested in the article that in order to reduce the degree of influence of commercial risks in the system of state management of Ukraine the complex mechanism of state management should be applied, aimed at minimizing the corruption risks, by means of their elimination and/or diminishing/reducing of the consequences of their action.Also developed and recommended for implementation was the structure and content of the complex mechanism of minimization of corruption risks, separate independent mechanisms of state management being its components, having judicial, educational, methodical, informative and technical character. On the basis of the proposed structure of the mechanism of minimization of corruption risks in the system of state management, the author developed and recommended detailed complex measures for public institutions, aimed at prevention of corruption behavior among state institutions workers.Besides, the article points out the urgency of strengthening internal branch control over implementation of anti-corruption measures and obligatory introduction of anti-corruption expertise of internal documents of a state institution, with the objective prevention of corruption in due time.It was shown in the article that developing and implementing new anti-corruption mechanisms of state management had previously met and was bound to meet certain errors and drawbacks, still the choice of direction for prevention of corruption risks in the system of state management is the only correct solution, if the supreme goal really is the benefit of people and state.


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Dmitriev, Y. (2017). The basic principles of the mechanism of minimization of corruption risks in the system of public administration. Fundamental and Applied Researches in Practice of Leading Scientific Schools, 22(4), 66-72. Retrieved from