The project strengthened the integrity and reduced the risks of corruption in public procurement in enterprises established by the central government and local self-government by identifying weaknesses and implementing measures to overcome them. The project has been implemented with financial support from the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Активноста „Јавно трошење за јавно добро“ е поддржана од Проектот на УСАИД за граѓанско учество. Целта на оваа активност е зголемување на ефективноста на јавното трошење преку намалување на корупцијата и зголемување на транспарентноста.
“Integrity and anti-corruption in business sector” is an action that will strengthen civil society’s impact on decreasing corruption in the business sector by improving transparency, accountability and integrity of state-owned enterprises and increasing private sector’s participation in the fight against corruption.
The overall objective of the action is to strengthen impact of civil society’s monitoring of public spending towards attainment of transparent and effective public procurements according to citizens’ needs. The action anticipates capacity building for grass-root CSOs across the country and their active involvement in monitoring of public procurements and initiation of dialogue with public institutions aimed at improving state-of-affairs in this field.
The specific objectives are: (1) active participation of CSOs in improving the legislation and introducing best practices in public procurements towards reduced corruption and enhanced effectiveness in public spending; (2) heightened understanding among stakeholders and the general public at national and local level about the need for greater transparency, accountability and integrity in public spending.