20 Dec 2016

EU Ombudsman proposes publishing names of officials to improve transparency in public procurement processes

2018-11-13T10:03:57+01:00

Madrid, 20 December 2016 – Access Info Europe has welcomed the European Ombudsman’s recommendation that the European Commission systematically obtain consent to publish the names of public officials charged with decision-making on public procurement prior to their appointment. The Ombudsman’s proposal follows a complaint submitted by Access Info after the European Commission refused to grant full public access to evaluation documents concerning a public procurement process financed by the EU in Serbia. The suggestion for improvement, which also considers that such consent should be a condition of appointment, stated, “In order effectively to guarantee transparency and maintain public trust in

EU Ombudsman proposes publishing names of officials to improve transparency in public procurement processes2018-11-13T10:03:57+01:00
4 Mar 2015

Access Info files complaint before EU Ombudsman on procurement transparency in Serbia

2020-01-29T11:25:37+01:00

[UPDATE - We received a reply from the EU Ombudsman on 1 April 2015 regarding our case and are awaiting a reply from the Commission on the issue.] Madrid, 4 March 2015 - Access Info Europe has criticised the European Commission’s refusal to provide full disclosure of an evaluation document about the procurement process for a water sewage plant in Serbia, in a complaint sent today to the European Ombudsman. [1] Access Info was denied access to the names of the companies that applied for a tender contract, the names of the committee members who chose the winner of the

Access Info files complaint before EU Ombudsman on procurement transparency in Serbia2020-01-29T11:25:37+01:00