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Fifth Edition: Monitoring Moldova’s Public Procurement

The June issue of Monitoring Moldova's Public Procurement details the benefits and risks involved in the draft amendment to the Public Procurement Act registered in Parliament, how many procurements were concluded in 2021, the most frequent violations in terms of public procurement, and the conditions to be respected in the…...

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A Supranational Response to Corruption: The Case for CSO Engagement

Around the world, nearly one in four people still pay bribes to access essential services, demonstrating that despite the surge of anti-corruption legislation and initiatives in recent years, successful progress will depend upon a whole-of-society, rather than a top-down approach. “Bribery in public service delivery is still widespread, and success…...

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PRESS RELEASE: PTF Presents at Symposium on Supranational Responses to Corruption

On April 29, 2022, PTF Europe Advisor Dr. Hady Fink delivered a presentation on the role of civil society organizations (CSOs) in supranational responses to corruption. “Bribery in public service delivery is still widespread, and success in fighting it has been limited. Governments alone will not be able to deliver…...

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From Moscow to Miami: How Dirty Money Corrupts Global Financial Systems

Global reliance on Russian oil has brought to light the challenges posed by financial corruption in Moscow, however, PTF Board Chair Frank Vogl claims that this problem extends beyond Russia and into the West....

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Fourth Edition: Monitoring Moldova’s Public Procurement

The February issue of Monitoring Moldova's Public Procurement details the role and impact of integrity pacts, how the salary of construction workers in public works procurement is calculated, challenges of the Mtender system, and other interesting articles....

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Third Edition: Monitoring Moldova’s Public Procurement

The December issue of Monitoring Moldova's Public Procurement details needed improvements in terms of public works procurement in Moldova, challenges with the new functionalities of the MTender system, risks that threaten the integrity of public procurement, and other interesting news....

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Capacity Building: Monitoring Public Procurement in Moldova

During an in-depth training program organized by the Partnership for Transparency Fund (PTF) and the Institute for Development and Social Initiatives (IDIS) "Viitorul,” thirty-five representatives of civil society organizations, investigative journalist organizations, and the private sector developed the knowledge, tools, and skills needed to monitor public procurement. The training program…...

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The Enablers: How the West Supports Kleptocrats and Corruption

The relationship between promoting transparency and the survival of democracy is a crucial topic today, with the rise in authoritarian leaders who are either protected by “enablers” or rose to power due to corruption scandals. This is the primary topic of a newly released book by PTF Co-founder and Board…...

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Statement by PTF Chairman on International Anti-Corruption Day

A statement by PTF Chairman Frank Vogl, on International Anti-Corruption Day...

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PRESS RELEASE: PTF Hosts Training Sessions at Stakeholder Management Course Hosted by Commonwealth Africa Anti-Corruption Centre

GABORONE, Botswana, 8 December, 2021: Today, the Partnership for Transparency (PTF) hosted a training session on stakeholder engagement as part of a week-long Stakeholder Management Course organized by the Commonwealth Africa Anti-Corruption Centre (CAACC). Training participants include representatives of anti-corruption agencies (ACAs) from twelve Commonwealth Africa countries....

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