International Best Practices
The Marx Group is the author of documents maintained by the
International Transparency Center describing International Best Practices for integrated
transparency in support of the theme "Building World Class
Transparency." The following publications are provided exclusively by the International Transparency
Transparency in Public Tendering - A Design
Handbook -The Marx Group
2012. This handbook provides information for designing transparent
public tenders and includes detailed process maps and descriptions of business
processes and transparency controls for tender planning, preparation of tender
documents, bid receipt and evaluation, negotiation and award of contracts. The handbook (e-book version) is free to
ministries and agencies, or may be purchased by the general public at www.transparencycenter.com.
Transparency in Public
Tendering of Natural Resources -- The Marx Group
2015. This comprehensive manual provides detailed information for planning, promoting, designing,
conducting and managing transparent public tenders for hydrocarbons and
mineral resources. The manual includes detailed process maps and descriptions of business processes and
transparency controls for tender planning, preparation of tender documents, bid receipt and evaluation,
negotiation, approval, award of contracts and post-award contract management. The manual includes example
tender documents and contracts. The manual compiles international best practices and lessons learned in 2012-2014.
The manual will be available for purchase in June 2015.