Definition: Conflict of interest
Common Assessment Framework (CAF)
In the public sector, refers to a conflict between the public duty and the private interest of a public official, in which a public official’s private-capacity interest could improperly influence the performance of his/her official duties.
European Network of National CAF Correspondents, European CAF Resource Centre at the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA), "The Common Assessment Framework (CAF). Improving Public Organisations through Self-Assessment. CAF2013", Maastricht, September 2012