Corruption scandals and irregularities tied to public procurement are still common in member states despite the relatively rigorous public procurement rules set at the EU level.
It is crucial that anti-corruption is at the heart of the revision of EU rules regarding public procurement. Effective EU public procurement legislation and enforcement guarantee the best value for money in public expenditure. Civil society has a strong role to play in supporting public institutions through the monitoring of contract implementation.
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We spent last week at the International Open Data Conference or IODC16 in Madrid, exploring how best open data and technology can be used to combat corruption. Transparency International EU sat down with Gabriella Nagy, the leading expert on corruption …
Posted 10 Oct 2016 No Comments
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During the European Week of Cities and Regions, 10 – 13 October 2016, in Brussels, there will be an exciting opportunity to hear first hand experience of accountability tools to safeguard EU funds. On Wednesday, 12 October 14:30-17:00; the workshop, …
Posted 7 Sep 2016 No Comments
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A guest post by Anna Alberts of Open Knowledge Foundation Germany. Anna leads the EU research project OpenBudgets.eu. She has a degree in international development studies and international relations and worked as desk officer for data- and geopolitics at the …
Posted 20 Jun 2016 No Comments