Operational Risk:

Very High

Score:

30/100

Disregard of Corruption in-Country

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Q51 25/100

Do the armed forces have military doctrine addressing corruption as a strategic issue on operations?

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Military doctrine Score: 25 / 100
Corruption has been identified as an important issue for operations within military strategic documents, for example: the Strategic Plan on Corruption Prevention and Suppression…
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Transparency Score: NA / 100
There is no military doctrine that considers corruption a strategic issue for operations specifically. As such, this indicator is marked ‘Not Applicable’.
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Q52 75/100

Is there training in corruption issues for commanders at all levels in order to ensure that these commanders are clear on the corruption issues they may face during deployment?

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Score: 75 / 100
According to the MoD’s Strategic Plan on Corruption Prevention and Suppression Phase 2 (2013-2017), the MoD supports the organisation of research and seminars for…
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Q53 13/100

Is corruption as a strategic issue considered in the forward planning of operations? If so, is there evidence that commanders at all levels apply this knowledge in the field?

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Forward planning Score: 25 / 100
According to the Masterplan under the National Strategy on Anti-Corruption 2018-2037, state agencies, including the military, should conduct corruption risk assessments in order to…
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Application Score: 0 / 100
In 2018, 273 Thai soldiers were deployed for a one-year mission to join the United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, where they mainly…
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Corruption within Mission

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Q54 25/100

Are trained professionals regularly deployed to monitor corruption risk in the field (whether deployed on operations or peacekeeping missions)?

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Corruption monitoring Score: 25 / 100
The Office of the Inspector General is a special unit under the Office of Internal Audit, which is responsible for monitoring corruption issues with…
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M&E policy Score: 0 / 100
The Guidelines for Internal Control and Evaluation, implemented by the Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters, are available online [1]. Moreover, the National Defence Studies…
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Transparency Score: 50 / 100
In the Guidelines for Internal Control and Evaluation for the Office of Internal Audit, implemented by the Royal Thai Armed Forces Headquarters, the processes…
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Contracting

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Q55 13/100

Are there guidelines, and staff training, on addressing corruption risks in contracting whilst on deployed operations or peacekeeping missions?

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Comprehensiveness Score: 0 / 100
Relevant guidelines for corruption risk mitigation in contracting do not exist. Corruption risks in contracting or deployment are not mentioned in the Strategic Plan…
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Training Score: 25 / 100
Training for corruption risks in contracting does not exist. The only corruption training required in the Strategic Plan on Corruption Prevention and Suppression of…
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Private Security Companies

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Q56 NS/100

Are private military contractors employed and if so, are they subject to a similar level of scrutiny as for the armed forces?

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Policies Score: NS / 100
This indicator is not assigned a score in the GDI. The employment of private military contractors¬†is neither forbidden nor permitted by law since such…
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Scrutiny Score: NS / 100
This indicator is not assigned a score in the GDI. As outlined in 56A, Thailand has no policies or laws on the use of…
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Enforcement Score: NS / 100
This indicator is not assigned a score in the GDI. As outlined in 56A, Thailand has no policies or laws on the use of…
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