Presentation in Brussels at the conference “Integrity Pacts – Safeguarding EU Funds”, May 2015

CEPeIbPUEAEF_e6On 5 May 2015, Roland Blomeyer and Mike Beke presented the findings of the Integrity Pact Learning Review in Brussel to representatives from the European Commission, national governments and civil society. The conference was hosted by Transparency International in collaboration with the European Commission and included three plenary sessions and a panel discussion, dealing with various topics relating corruption in public procurement. The first sessions addressed risk factors of irregularities in public procurement and presented the EU regulatory framework obligations for 2014-202 cohesion funding period. After this, civil society representatives introduced the audience to various examples of monitoring mechanisms to fight corruption in public procurement. The second half of the day specifically focused on the Integrity Pact tool, aiming to inform civil society and national procurement authorities on the use of the mechanism.
All presentations can be found here.