Integrity Pacts - civilian control mechanisms for safeguarding EU funds

Scope

Reduction of corruption risks in public procurement by implementing a mechanism of civilian control in the projects financed by European funds.

Implementation period

April 2016 - September 2019

Project partners

Proiectul “Pactele de Integritate – Mecanisme de control civil pentru salvgardarea fondurilor europene” este coordonat la nivelul Uniunii Europene de Secretariatul Transparency International şi se derulează în 11 state europene, prin intermediul următorilor parteneri - organizaţii neguvernamentale:

  • Transparency International Romania in partnership with the Institute for Public Policy
  • ActionAid International Italy Onlus (in partnership with Associazione Gruppo Abele Onlus and Monithon) in Italy
  • Amapola - Progetti per la sicurezza delle persone e delle communities in Italy,
  • Academic Society in Romania
  • Stefan Batory Foundation in Poland
  • Transparency International Bulgaria
  • Transparency International Czech Republic
  • Transparency International Greece
  • Transparency International Hungary
  • Transparency International Latvia
  • Transparency International Lithuania
  • Transparency International Portugal
  • Transparency International Slovenia

General objectives

  •  Ensure transparency, integrity, responsibility and accountability in projects financed by EU structural and cohesion funds by implementing a pilot instrument - Integrity Pacts.
  • Creating a mechanism for claiming social responsibility in large public contracts
  • Learning lessons learned from the pilot project implementation with a view to future replications Integrity Pacts in similar projects.

General activities

  • Prepare and Integrity Pacts signed the instrument of civilian control in public procurement carried out in EU funded projects.
  • Establish monitoring strategy Monitoring bidding process
  • Monitoring the implementation of agreements
  • Dissemination and advocacy
  • Innovation and lessons learned

Donor

European Commission Directorate General for Regional Policy and Urban