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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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PTF is looking for a new Communications Manager!

The Partnership for Transparency Fund (PTF) is seeking an energetic Communications Manager.  The successful candidate must have excellent interpersonal and communications skills and must be well organized.  S/he will support managers and volunteers on a variety of tasks related to communications and the operations of the organization. The ability to…...

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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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IDIS “Viitorul” Announces Availability of Grants for Civil Society in the Field of Public Procurement Monitoring

Under the project "Increasing Integrity in Public Procurement" the Institute for Development and Social Initiatives (IDIS) "Viitorul" in partnership with the Partnership for Transparency Fund (PTF) is launching a competition for grant funding to monitor public procurement. The goal of the project is to support public procurement reforms in Moldova,…...

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Bridging Gaps in Education: How Constructive Engagement Revitalized School Communities in Ghana

The use of innovative approaches and constructive engagement resulted in demonstrable improvements to education service delivery in the Upper West Region of Ghana within the context of a social accountability project, according to the project managers....

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PRESS RELEASE: Launch of Week-Long Training on Corruption in Public Procurement by Commonwealth Africa Anti-Corruption Centre (CAACC) and Partnership for Transparency (PTF)

Monday, January 31 marked the launch of a week-long training program on anti-corruption efforts in public procurement hosted by the Partnership for Transparency (PTF) and the Commonwealth Africa Anti-Corruption Centre (CAACC). The training, attended by representatives of anti-corruption agencies (ACAs) from fifteen African Commonwealth countries, is focused on corruption along…...

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A Whole-of-Society Approach to Corruption: PTF Training Connects Key Stakeholders in Anti-Corruption Efforts

Anti-corruption work requires a whole-of-society approach; effective efforts cannot be conducted in silos. The success of anti-corruption authorities, the organizations tasked with leading national approach to countering corruption “strongly depends on their capacity to enforce, coordinate, and collaborate with multiple partners,” according to Hady Fink, a PTF Europe adviser....

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