- One in four Africans lives in a country rich in oil or mineral resources that can generate wealth and help lead its citizens out of…
The Nigerian power sector has been put on the spotlight over time not least because of the unsatisfactory power service delivered to households country wide. In addition to the abysmal power service that has arisen from years of neglect, what the public often sees and hears about the power sector relates to funds secured for power sector investment and little else on the details of such contracts. For many procurement monitors, attempts at accessing procurement information on power sector…Continue
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This is the era of transformation, transparency and accountability not just in words but by action, because the tools for public participation are now fully in place……. There will be no sacred cows for any infractions especially by those responsible for budget implementation at the Federal level…..these words hailed from the presidency on July, the 25th, 2011 at the Fourth National Procurement forum. It is true that the tools are there, but procurement…
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Ramallah, January 22, 2013— The Applied Research Institute- Jerusalem (ARIJ) Held an evaluating session the project titled “Developing Agro-Rural Co-operatives in Palestine towards Good Governance and better Transparency and Accountability” that targeted the Good Palestinian cooperatives on the 21st of January in Ramallah, which aimed at developing the Good Governance in the Palestinian Cooperatives.
The session was held with the…Continue
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In a data-driven world like today this would be incomprehensible.
The landscape of who is consuming data and how it’s being used is also changing. The internet, social media, information technologies and mobile technologies have facilitated the access to information and how to interact with it, strengthening the…Continue
L’Office des Nations Unies contre la drogue et le crime (l’ONUDC) est heureux d’inviter des OSCs d’Afrique à postuler pour la seconde série de petites subventions visant à encourager l’engagement de la société civile auprès du secteur privé en ce qui concerne la lutte contre la corruption.
L’objectif principal de ces petites subventions est d’élaborer (ou de développer) des projets…Continue
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is pleased to invite CSOs from Africa to apply to a second round of small grants which aims to encourage the engagement of civil society with the private sector on anti-corruption matters.
The overall objective of these small grants…Continue
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In this video recorded after the session, Mr. Lifuka underlines the importance of standards in defining what open contracting…Continue
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Peter Eigen, Founding EITI Chair; was the keynote speaker at the first Open Contracting global event, After the session, we caught up with him to record this short interview.
According to Mr. Eigen, there is no…
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After the session, we recorded a short video with Errol, to capture his takeaways from the panel discussion.…Continue
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Good performance of public contracts is critical for effective service delivery and achieving development outcomes. However, corruption and inefficiency permanently threaten the achievement of desired results. By introducing greater transparency and monitoring in the contracting…Continue
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In his February 2012 Huffington Post article, Michael Lipsky writes on Improving Governance Through Budget Transparency and raises the question: do countries "use revenues raised from oil, gas, mining and…Continue
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Suffice it to say, public procurement is of great interest to citizens. After all, it is often their money, destined to purchase goods and services for their benefit. For this reason, citizens have long kept an eye, where possible, on procurement processes in their countries. There have been considerable advances in transparency in public procurement processes in recent years. But, looking to move from good practices to even better practices, in its upcoming “eBook” on Citizens and Public…Continue
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|PPA E-Bulletin Cover July - August 2011|
The fourth E-Bulletin of 2011 looks at why and how it is…
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Government procurement is estimated to account for between 14 to 20 percent of annual GDP -- roughly $1 trillion globally. Corruption can add 15-25 percent to the cost of procurement affecting livelihoods and threatening governments’ credibility.—Transparency International- USA…
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