The project aims to support the process of introducing fair policies for the environment and a sustainable green transition by reducing corruption influences on green public procurement. For this purpose,
The project includes activities to reduce corruption and misuse of public funds of local governments by increasing the transparency, accountability and integrity of local institutions and implementation of measures provided in the National Strategy for Prevention of Corruption and Conflict of Interest 2021-2025. The project is implemented with financial support from the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
The project includes mapping the key corruption risks in COVID-19 related public tenders through in-depth monitoring of tenders and conducting public policy dialogue aimed at improving procurement process and narrowing the room for corruption. Two semi-annual monitoring reports (for January-June 2021 and July-December 2021) and an overview report for all COVID-19 related procurement for 2020-2021 along with an open database will be produced, and the dialogue for public policy will cover at least 50 institutions and will result in policy document and strong media pressure for improvement.
The project aims at increasing Western Balkans (WB) civil society impact on anti-corruption policies and practices during the public procurement (PP) cycle by utilizing the EU integration as a transformative agenda. There are four major target groups addressed by the action in order to achieve set goals in all participating countries: 1) civil society organizations, media and journalists; 2) national governments and public bodies; 3) business sector; 4) the EU institutions participating in the enlargement process.