Planning: Guidance and Tools for Planners

In this section, you will find guidance for planners on how to incorporate anti-corruption and integrity considerations into military operations. These planning tools highlight the ways in which corruption can manifest and negatively impact on a military operation, how personnel can identify corruption risk, and what mitigation measures can be implemented to prevent corruption taking place. The planning guidance also lays out how and where anti-corruption considerations fit into the operational planning process.

Risk Pathways

This section highlights the key corruption risks that military operations face, both within the mission itself and in mission relations with the host nation. Within each risk pathway, there is guidance on what indicators and warnings to look out for and what mitigation measures should be implemented to address this risk.

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Anti-corruption measures (risk mitigations)

This section provides guidance on anti-corruption measures that could help mitigate the risk of corruption on a military operation. Within each mitigation, there are examples of best practice and guidance on who should be responsible for implementation.

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Corruption and the planning process

This section provides guidance on how to incorporate anti-corruption considerations into the planning process for a military operation. It provides generic guidance that can be adapted to most operations, and offers tailored guidance for NATO military operations using the NATO Comprehensive Operational Planning Directive.

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