Eighth Edition: Monitoring Moldova’s Public Procurement

Monitoring Moldova’s Public Procurement is a series of newsletters designed by the Institute for Development and Social Initiatives (IDIS) Viitorul to share information and increase transparency around public procurement in the Republic of Moldova.

The June 2023 issue of Monitoring Moldova’s Public Procurement describes the results of the grant program for monitoring public procurement and what will happen in the second round; when the monitoring coalition was launched and who the members are; how much the authorities spent in 2022 on the procurement of goods, services, and works; how the City Hall of Bălți purchased enough oil products to travel from Moldova to Antarctica 108 times in the last 3 years; what violations the authorities in Rîscani and Cahul admitted regarding the management of public money; and more.

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The issue includes:
1. Public Procurement Consolidation Project Presented at America Days in Cahul
2. Coalition for Monitoring Public Procurement, Launched for the First Time in Moldova
3. The Second Round of the Grant Competition for Civil Society in Moldova in the Field of Public Procurement Monitoring
4. 71 Public Authorities with Purchases of over $93 Million Monitored by the Beneficiary Organizations of the Grant Program Offered by IDIS and PTF
5. Low-Value Public Procurement – More Transparent Since July 1st?
6. Proposals of IDIS and AGER to the Draft Law on amending Law No 74/2020
7. Record Growth of More than 60% in Procurement Volume in 2022
8. Purchases of Petroleum Products for 2023 for the Balti City Hall: Hidden Invoices and Exorbitant Volumes
9. Civil Society at the Mercy of Public Money – To Which Violations Did the Authorities in Riscani Admit?
10. Industrial Park on Paper

More information can be found in the full version of the newsletter.

This newsletter was produced within the context of the joint PTF and IDIS Increasing the Integrity of Public Procurement in Moldova project.

The views expressed in the articles, which were written by IDIS, are solely those of the individuals quoted and do not necessarily reflect the official policies of PTF.

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