The document is aimed at establishing the policy of the State Agency “Latvian National Accreditation Bureau” (hereinafter – the Agency) to ensure integrity, impartiality and confidentiality, absence of conflicts of interest and prevention of corruption in the Agency’s activities under the legislation of the Republic of Latvia and European Union, as well as under the provisions of the standard LVS EN ISO/IEC 17011:2017 “Conformity assessment. Requirements for accreditation bodies accrediting conformity assessment bodies”.

The document shall be binding on the Agency’s employees, including technical experts/assessors and parties involved in the performance of the Agency’s functions and tasks, as well as on the parties concerned (hereinafter – the Agency’s employees).

The respect for integrity, impartiality and confidentiality, absence of conflicts of interest and prevention of corruption are essential preconditions for the performance of the Agency’s functions aimed at ensuring the implementation of internationally-recognised and reliable accreditation services.

The Agency is aware of the importance of the respect for integrity, impartiality and confidentiality, the absence of conflicts of interest and prevention of corruption upon the performance of its functions, paying due regard both to the accreditation decisions to be made and to the Agency’s administrative and operational activities to be managed.

Upon performing its functions, tasks and objectives, the Agency shall continuously supervise and manage the aspects related to integrity, impartiality, confidentiality, absence of conflicts of interest and prevention of corruption.